How to clean a pool...Las Vegas

May 4, 2012
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, we net any of the large debris from the pool, brush the steps, walls, tile and then vacuum the pool.  We then empty the skimmer basket of whatever it may have removed from the pool during the week (leaves, small debris).  We then empty the pump basket that is located at the pool pump.  While we empty the pump basket, we check the filter, pump and plumbing out for any leaks or potential problems.  This process we go through weekly isn't extremely difficult, however the challenge most people face is they don't have time with work, kids, etc. to care for the pool the way it necessitates, especially during the hot months, where algae can appear in a few short days without proper pool care.

Algae in my pool

May 1, 2012
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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This week cleaning pools in Las Vegas...

April 29, 2012
So with summer right around the corner, we are very busy helping people get their pools clean and clear!  This week I had several acid washes and bead blasts.   Typically we start by dropping a pump the day prior to a pool clean-up to empty the pool.  Then, the following day we come and sandblast the pool tile with glass bead.  This makes the tile look amazingly clean, bright and new again.  Once we complete this process, there is a lot of glass bead in and around the pool.  We clean-up the b...
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About Me

I am Derrick Ward. My company is ServicePro Pool Service. My site is: www.LasVegasPoolService.US. We offer all aspects of swimming pool maintenance both cleaning and repair and replacement of equipment. We service all of Las Vegas, North Las Vegas, Henderson, Southern Highlands and anywhere in between!

Las Vegas Pool Service

1201 Saintsbury Drive

Las Vegas, NV 89144