Can You Swim in a Pool with High Copper Levels? (And How to Remove Copper!)

High Copper Level in Pool Water

If you’ve seen the Statue of Liberty, its green color came from the oxidation of copper due to exposure to air and water. A similar chemical reaction can occur in pools when there’s copper.  The copper-infused water can turn a greenish hue that is commonly confused for algae.  While we generally avoid swimming in algae, … Read more

7 Reasons Why Your Pool Pump Is Not Pulling Water from Skimmer (And How to Fix!)

Water Pulling from Pool Skimmer

Owning a pool provides endless summer fun.  But as pool owners know, it’s not always smooth sailing to keep the water crystal clear. Water chemistry is often one of the top priorities when it comes to pool care.  However, sometimes other situations may arise that could jeopardize the sparkling water. One scenario that should not … Read more

6 Easy Ways to Keep Pool Steps from Floating

How to Keep Pool Steps from Floating with Weights

There’s nothing like dipping into a refreshing pool on a hot summer day.  But sometimes it can be challenging to actually climb into the pool if the pool steps are floating around rambunctiously! While in-ground pools often have ladders and stairs that are fixed in place, many above-ground pools use a combination of steps or … Read more

Should You Leave the Chlorine Floater in the Pool Overnight? (Important Considerations)

Removing Chlorine Floater from Pool

Floating chlorine dispensers are a simple and easy way to add chlorine to your pool water without any effort. This simple device can dispense a controlled amount of chlorine into your pool over some time, so your pool will always be chlorinated. So, this begs the question, do you leave the chlorine floater in the … Read more

Where to Put Chlorine Tablets in an Above-Ground Pool (3 Reliable Locations)

Chlorine Tablet Dispenser in Pool

Chlorine is the most common sanitizing agent to keep pools looking crystal clear.  However, chlorine comes in many different forms –liquid, tablets, sticks, and granules.  For many pool owners, chlorine tablets are one of the easiest options to maintain proper chlorine levels in the water with the least amount of effort.  Tablets are slow to dissolve, … Read more