More stories about Maintenance

  • Preventing Saltwater Problems

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

  • Lethal Light

    Between the rising costs of electricity and growing consumer demand for “green” water treatment solutions, ultraviolet (UV) radiation is becoming an increasingly popular tool for disinfecting pools and spas.

  • The Ozone Option

    One additional application of ultraviolet radiation (UV) — and a potential complement to a UV system — is ozone

  • Media Matters

    Water clarity is a crucial aspect of pool maintenance, whether a job site involves a small family pool or a huge commercial vessel

  • Diligent maintenance can help service techs prevent scale and calcium buildup in spas.

    It typically appears when calcium attaches to carbonate in the water and grows less soluble at higher temperatures.

  • Getting to Know Ozone

    Most pool professionals can tell you how ozone stacks up against traditional sanitizers such as chlorine and bromine.

  • Vinyl Basics

    If you have spent most of your career working exclusively on concrete pools, it’s crucial to learn about the distinct differences between vinyl and concrete before accepting maintenance jobs that involve package pools.

  • Heater Sizing Techniques

    Replacing a defunct pool or spa heater for a customer on your route?