Category Archives: Cleaning and Maintenance

Do I need a variable speed pump?

“Do I need a variable speed pump?” is really not the correct question, especially since your current pump is likely working just fine. Instead you should be asking Does it make sense for me to upgrade to a variable speed pump? The answer may surprise you! When considering Variable Speed Pumps (VSP), most people think in...
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Fix Leaks Before City Water Averaging

Most cities in and around Central Texas perform water averaging for three of the four winter months of November through February. Unless you address your leak(s) before the averaging, you will be paying for it for the next year. Most normal pools lose up to ¼” per day during the Summer months due to evaporation. This...
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How to Reduce Chemical Use in Your Pool and Spa

Chemicals such as chlorine make swimming pools possible. Without them, you wouldn’t have the assurance that you won’t get sick or have to swim through algae, oils and other unpleasant organics and contaminants. While chemicals are necessary, we’d all like to reduce our exposure to them, so here are some ways to get as close to...
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