More stories about Cleaning

  • Working Together

    As helpful as new technologies might be, a foolproof, all-in-one pool sanitation solution still hasn’t been invented yet.

  • Tracing Cleaner Issues

    Though it would be nice if customers always had specific, accurate reasons for service calls, that isn’t always the case.

  • Robot Regimen

    Many robotic cleaners are more energy-efficient than their suction-side or pressure-side cousins — but even the most cutting-edge efficiency can sometimes be hampered by mechanical and electrical problems.

  • Clear as Glass

    A growing trend in swimming pool filtration uses recycled glass in lieu of quartz silica sand in conventional pool sand filters.

  • A Flamingo in the Pelican State

    “Retail Raves” asks one retailer to specify a product that’s making a difference in his or her business.

  • State of the Market

    As long as there are pools and spas, there will be chemicals to help treat them.

  • Stain Detection

    The sudden appearance of a stain or other surface discoloration often brings a barrage of questions, both from the homeowner and the service professional: What caused it? Can it be removed? Can it be prevented from returning? And of course, the ever-popul

  • Strange Stains

    Though many stains fall into similar categories, some are so odd that they almost seem to have come from another dimension

  • Preventing Saltwater Problems

    Scale, stains and cloudy water are the most common challenges with saltwater pools — but only if they are not maintained correctly.

  • A Center for Attention