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Happy Earth Day from PcPools!

Today is Earth Day, a day for awareness and action on behalf of Earth!  Swimming pools, whether an in ground or above ground version, are a wonderful addition to a home’s backyard.  But they also impact the environment; they require … Continue reading

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Filter Your Swimming Pool With Recycled Glass Instead of Sand?

Filtration systems use a variety of different methods to keep swimming pools clean.  There is the classic sand filter, a cartridge filter, and the D.E. filters.  But there are ways to update the classics!  Check out VitroClean. VitroClean, made from … Continue reading

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The Importance of Time Clocks

Time clocks are a key component of any well-run water maintenance system.  Quality filtration, heating, and circulation components are necessary, but a time clock can take your swimming pool’s performance to the next level.  Connecting a time clock to the … Continue reading

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Finding a Professional Pool Builder

Selecting the right pool builder is as important as choosing a contractor for any other task. A pool owner-to-be should make sure to do his or her homework before making a decision. Here are some questions a prospective pool owner … Continue reading

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How to Handle Cloudy Pool Water

A number of issues can cause cloudy pool water. Insufficient pool water filtration, poor pool maintenance practices, improperly balanced pool water, or overly-frequent pool use are just a few examples. Below are some tips to get rid of cloudy water … Continue reading

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Tips and advice for your pool care.

Circulation and Filtration The pool pump and pool filter form the heart of any pool maintenance program. With out a strong efficient pool pump and filter, keeping your pool water clear will be much more difficult and expensive. The best time … Continue reading

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Service and Maintenance Schedule

Periodic Service and Maintenance Schedule Adjust as needed during months of heaviest use or extreme weather. Day Week Month Year Check Water Level 1X Check pH and sanitizer 2X Check Hardness, TDS, and total alkalinity 1X Test for heavy metals … Continue reading

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10 Things Pool Owners Can Do For Our Environment

10 Things Pool Owners Can Do For Our Environment Buy products that come in reusable or recyclable containers. Take out of date chemicals and cleaning supplies to a hazardous waste recycling center. Add a cover or solar heating system instead … Continue reading

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Winterizing your pool

Ever thought of winterizing your pool as an unnecessary and daunting task? Well, just like weather stripping your home or adding antifreeze to your car, your pool requires the same TLC as all the other little joys in life. In … Continue reading

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