When Should I Replace My Pool Filter Grids, Cartridges or Sand?

When Should I Replace My Pool Filter Grids, Cartridges or Sand?

One thing that is often overlooked when your pool has water quality issues is the filtration system. Whether it is cloudy pool water, algae forming every week or a combination of both, we often treat the symptom of it and…

How to WINTERIZE an INTEX POOL in 12 Steps | Swim University

How to WINTERIZE an INTEX POOL in 12 Steps | Swim University

What, you thought you’d just throw a cover over your pool and ignore it until spring? Nice try. Winterize your Intex above ground pool now so you don’t have to trudge through a swamp later. 💦 Download our pool maintenance…

Pleatco Advanced ULTRA Filter Cartridge: 7 Months of Use with Amazing Results!

Pleatco Advanced ULTRA Filter Cartridge: 7 Months of Use with Amazing Results!

I always like to test products in the field in real-world situations. When I installed this Pleatco Advanced ULTRA cartridge in this filter 7 months ago the PSI on the gauge was approaching 40. After installing the ULTRA to pressure…

How To Get Rid Of WATER BUGS In Your POOL | Swim University

How To Get Rid Of WATER BUGS In Your POOL | Swim University

Remember old movies about bugs terrorizing people? Don’t let your pool turn into a scene from “The Water Bugs That Wouldn’t Leave.” Find out how to get rid of water bugs from your swimming pool once and for all. 💦…

How to Remove ALGAE From a SALT WATER POOL | Swim University

How to Remove ALGAE From a SALT WATER POOL | Swim University

You’d think salt would kill pool algae. Sort of like slugs. But no, pool algae is impervious to salt, so you’ve gotta do a little more work to remove it from a saltwater pool. But we bet you’d still rather…

How to Buy The BEST POOL ALARM | Swim University

How to Buy The BEST POOL ALARM | Swim University

Having a pool is fun, but it requires certain safety measures too, especially if children, pets, or anyone with a tendency to wander will be anywhere near the pool. Prevent tragedy by installing a pool alarm, or several of them!…

The TRUTH About Using ALGAECIDE In Your POOL | Swim University

The TRUTH About Using ALGAECIDE In Your POOL | Swim University

Should you use algaecide to kill algae in your pool? Does it actually work? Is there a faster way to get rid of green pool water? The truth about algaecide is right here. 💦 Download our pool maintenance video course…

POOL LEAK DETECTION: How to Patch a Liner | Swim University

POOL LEAK DETECTION: How to Patch a Liner | Swim University

Got a pool leak? Then you need some serious pool leak detection skills. We’ll show you how to detect if you have a pool leak, then find it, and patch it fast! 💦 Download our pool maintenance video course and…

How to Buy The Best ROBOTIC POOL CLEANER | Swim University

How to Buy The Best ROBOTIC POOL CLEANER | Swim University

Still waiting for your jetpack? Well, we can’t help you there. But you can at least have a robot clean your pool for you. While you build your jetpack. 💦 Get 10% off our pool maintenance video course and ebook…

How Much WATER Does Your POOL Hold? | Swim University

How Much WATER Does Your POOL Hold? | Swim University

Before you just start pouring pool chemicals into the water, you need to know your pool volume. Unless you poured water into your pool gallon by gallon (no one really does that, right?!), you can figure out the volume with…