More stories about Cleaning

  • A New Face

    When our technical writer, John Miles, gave notice at the end of last year I was horrified. John was an incredible employee and equally wonderful human being.

  • Todd Emmerson | Signature Pools & Spas + Brian Larsen | County Wide Landscaping

    Because a magnificent house was this property’s centerpiece, an uncluttered pool layout was essential for the homeowners.

  • Electronic Analysis

    Electronic oxidation reduction potential (ORP) and pH meters can provide precise numeric measurements. Still, these devices are subject to their own types of errors.

  • It’s Clean Up Time

    Keeping the pool clean is a dirty job, which is why to clear dirt and debris effectively, pool filters need periodic cleanings themselves.

  • The Pressure’s On

    All swimming pool filters are equipped with pressure gauges that measure the pressure within the filter in pounds per square inch.

  • Clever Cleaning:One

    Every pool needs to be cleaned regularly, and for most pools, that means bringing in an automatic cleaner.

  • Clever Cleaning:Two

    Automatic cleaners come in almost every shape and size, and run the gamut from simple suction and pressure devices to smart robots with advanced sensory equipment.

  • Weathering the Storms

    Everybody in this area has been focused on getting past all the devastation and destruction — first from Hurricane Irene, then more than two weeks of nearly nonstop rains.

  • A Smarter Kind of Clean

    Hydraulic design and filtration also have played a role in improved efficiency

  • Industry Pioneer Passes Away

    Marilyn L. Diamond, the Northeast service-company owner known as “The Pool Lady,” died Nov. 14 at her Atlantic Beach, N.Y., home after a brief battle with cancer.