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Keys to Pool Care

 There are five keys to pool care that if followed can make you successful in the quest for a beautiful pool this summer.  They are:


1.  Circulation - Make sure that your pump is circulating at least 8-12 hours per day during the swim season.

2.   Filtration Filtration refers to the skimmer baskets, pump basket, and the filter-all

need to be kept clean and free of debris.

3.   Cleaning It is of particular importance to brush the walls and floor of the pool in order to prevent algae and bacteria from growing.

4.   Testing Test your water weekly.  In addition, have your local pool supply store perform a complete water analysis for you at least every 3 months. 

5.   Proper Water Chemistry Once the tests have been performed, add the chemicals that are needed.   If you are unsure about the capacity in gallons for your pool, a pool professional will be glad to help you figure it. It is also a good idea to use an algaecide to help prevent the growth of algae.

Following these five keys to pool care can help you assure that you enjoy your swimming pool this summer.


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