Pool Maintenance Information, Resources and Guides

Pool Supplies and Maintenance Featured Articles

Opening Your Pool in 10 Easy Steps

1. Clean off your winter pool cover. If you have a solid winter cover you will want to remove as much water as you can before removing your cover. To remove the water, use...

The Shocking Truth... About Pool Shock

It is essential to shock your swimming pool when opening your pool in the spring along with regular pool maintenance during your swimming season. Pool shock is also...

Tips for less trips to the pool store

As you plan to open your pool, there are a few things to do as preparation to save time and energy once you start the process. This is a great time to conduct...

Which Chlorine Type is best for your pool?

Chlorine for above ground pools is the same as chlorine for in ground swimming pools. There is no best chlorine type for any certain pool. Stabilized chlorine is...





Pool Chemical Articles

Which Algaecide is Best for Your Pool? With multiple types of algaecides available, how do you determine which one is best to kill and prevent algae blooms? The algaecide that will work best...

3 Ways to Test Your Pool WaterThere are 3 simple ways to test your swimming pool water: Test Strips, Liquid Test Kits and Digital Testers. You should test your water 2-3 times per...

Staying Balanced: A Guide to Balancing Pool Chemicals (coming soon)

Pool Maintenance Articles

What is the Best Solar Cover for Your PoolWhen making a purchase, color is often an important factor in your buying decision. Color can make a room come together...

Which Winter Cover is Best For You?When making a purchase, color is often an important factor in your buying decision. Color can make a room come together...

Documents, Resources and Guides

Splash Super Center Complete Pool Opening Guide

Pool Opening: Which Startup Chemicals do I Use First

Pool Shock Cheat Sheet

How many gallons are in your pool?

Minerals and Stain Removers

Chemical Testing

Chlorine Usage Guide

Chemical Troubleshooting

Chemical Safety

About Balancers

About Algaecides

Aquabot Comparison Chart

Intex Above Ground Pool Comparison Guide

Above Ground Pools Closing Guide

In-Ground Pools Closing Guide

Safety Cover Installation Guide

Safety Cover Measuring Guide

Safety Cover: Do I need a custom cut cover?

Water Tubes: How many do I need?

Instalation Guidelines

Common Installation Mistakes

Leaf Net Buying Tips

In-Ground Cover Buying Tips

Above Ground Cover Buying Tips