• Maintaining the correct chlorine level can be tricky. And when super-chlorinating or shocking the pool to remove algae, bacteria, and chloramines from the water, it’s very easy to overshoot the mark and over-chlorinate the pool. Ideal pool chlorine levels are … Continue reading → The post How to Reduce Pool or Spa Chlorine Levels appeared […]
  • We have all heard of “testing the waters.” But when it comes to swimming pool care and maintenance, water testing is the best route to ensure you have an easy-to-maintain pool. It’s more than just eyeballing the water condition or … Continue reading → The post Beginner’s Guide to Pool Water Testing appeared first on […]
  • It’s December, and that means a whole month of holiday parties to attend. For those of you in the sunbelt, your pool can become a festive focal point. Decorate the area in bright red and green, glittering silver and gold, … Continue reading → The post Holiday Pool Party Decoration Ideas appeared first on InTheSwim […]
  • Back when I had a pool service company, we had a few customers we saw only once per year. These were very hands-on, DIY clients who would have their pool completely closed, and called us out for our blow-only service … Continue reading → The post How to Blow Out Pool Lines for Winter appeared […]
  • If you’re reading this, chances are good that you either have a pool in your own backyard or you know someone who does. When you know a pool owner, a swimming fanatic, or anyone else that just loves spending time … Continue reading → The post Unique Gift Ideas for Swimming Pool People appeared first […]