Browsing Archive: May, 2012

How Long Do I Run My Pool Pump?

Posted by Dane Wicker on Sunday, May 6, 2012, In : Pool Water Circulation 
With the hotter summer months getting closer and closer, many have a question as to how long to run their filter pump every day.  I recommend setting your pool time clock to run at least 8 hours a day once temperatures reach 90 degrees through the end of September.  The time to run the filter pump is typically 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. or maybe 9 9 a.m. - 7 p.m.  That way, the pool is circulating through the hottest hours of the day and will have uniform chlorine levels throughout the pool, because wh...
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How to clean a pool...Las Vegas

Posted by Dane Wicker on Friday, May 4, 2012, In : Pool Maintenance 
The first thing we do when we provide weekly pool service in Las Vegas is test the water.  This test will show us total chlorine and free chlorine levels.  It also shows us total alkalinity levels as well as pH of the pool water.  From there, we add the appropriate chemicals which include, depending on the condition of the pool, chlorine shock, chlorine tablets, acid to bring pH down (in a lot of cases) and sometimes algaecide if there are any algae spots located within the pool.  From there,...
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Algae in my pool

Posted by Derrick Ward on Tuesday, May 1, 2012, In : Swimming Pools with Algae 
Many pool owners experience algae at some point or another and that's ok.  The challenge with algae is, you have to catch it before it gets out of control.  Once algae has been observed you just need to act and not wait thinking it will go away on it's own or it will not get worse without doing anything, because it won't!  But. don't panic!  You just need to follow a few easy steps:  FIrst, you need to shock the pool.  Most times once you have algae, the liquid is not enough.  You will need t...
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