When the colder weather begins setting in and the mosquitoes start dying off, it’s tempting to ease up on pest control measures. While it’s nice that these flying bloodsuckers give us a much-needed break, many other pests have ways of making it through the winter, and that includes coming inside with you! Cockroaches Both German … Read more Don’t Forget About Pest Control During Winter Months
Now that we’ve got the Summer behind us, know that having a your pool heater ready to go to face the cooler weather becomes pretty important – especially if you have a spa/hot-tub. Your pool heater, however, may not be ready for the work it will need to do. This is the PERFECT time to … Read more It’s Time for A Pool Heater Inspection!
Ever wonder why your pool isn’t as clear as it used to be or the pressure is low? Typically your filter is dirty. The quickest way to increase pressure and clear up your pool is to backwash your filter. D.E. filters as well as sand filters need to be backwashed periodically for proper filtration. D.E. … Read more Tips on Backwashing Your Pool
If you want a sparkling clear pool, you need to clean your D.E. Filter. D.E. filters, you should backwash when the pressure gauge reads 6-10 lbs. above normal. Sand filters should be backwashed when the pressure reads 10-15 lbs. above normal. D.E. (diatomaceous earth) pool filters do an amazing job of filtering your pool water … Read more Tips for Cleaning Your D.E. Filter
Does Your Pool Leak? Excess loss of pool water dilutes your chemicals and increases your water bill. Pools will lose up to 1-2 inches of water per week due to evaporation, backwashing and splash out, but if your water level drops more than that, you may have a leak. First check for obvious leaks near … Read more MyHome.Pro tips on Leaky Pool
Is Your Pool Safe? Sadly, according to the Consumer Product Safety Commission, approximately 300 children under the age of 5 drown in backyard pools in the U.S. each year. Pool safety to prevent tragedy involves physically securing the pool from children. Access to the pool area from the house can be secured by door latches … Read more MyHome.Pro Tips on Pool Safety
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