Using a non-chlorine oxidiser kills bacteria and harmful organic contaminants that can naturally build up in swimming pools and spas. It can burn out the build-up of body fats and oils using the same process as super-chlorination, without the side effects of large doses of chlorine.Read More
Metals and Calcium in the pool water are invisible to the naked eye, though in high enough quantities, they can form into visible (and unsightly) stains and scaling on the pool walls and floor. There are 4 ways metals and calcium can physically affect your pool….Read More
No flow? No Problems. No water flow through a pool pump can be an easy fix. Skimmer baskets & Pump baskets full of debris can restrict water flow and cause more damage the longer it’s left unchecked.Read More
Brisbane has enough sunshine to heat your pool even in the cooler months to extend your swimming season. Solar heating is also cheaper to run than some other forms of heating. Sunbather have released their latest innovation the Rigid Suntube-2 Solar Panel that comes as a single moulded panel, available in several sizes and backed by a 15 year warranty plan.Read More
Pool covers are a great addition to most pools as there are a number of things they help with. Keeping dirt and debris out of the pool, keeping the water in the pool by preventing evaporation and retaining heat to extend the swimming season.Read More
Rain can definitely have an adverse effect on you swimming pool water, though it may come as a surprise that the problems caused by rain are not a result of 'dilution' of the chemicals in your pool. An inch of rainwater added to a typical 50,000 litre pool increases the amount of water by only about 1.5%, meaning dilution is not usually an issue.Read More
The beach is a fantastic place to spend time with family and friends. You may be an accomplished swimmer, though when if comes to the ocean, conditions can change in an instant. Heres how to spot a rip, and what to do if you're caught in one.Read More
If you have a pool, you must have a CPR (cardiopulmonary resuscitation) sign prominently displayed and knowing how to perform CPR by taking a First Aid course (or getting a regular refresher) is vital in an emergency.Read More
Having a pool is a great way to cool off, keep the kids entertained and keep fit. We've taken some tips from the Royal Lifesaving Society to make sure your pool is safe, so you, your family and friends can continue to enjoy it.Read More
The prospect of outlaying hundreds of dollars on a new pool pump is daunting. With so many brands out there now, deciding on which one is best suited to your pool will most likely be different from your neighbour. The thought of paying a for hefty electricity bill each quarter is a key factor in going for an “Eco” option.Read More
PREVENTION IS CHEAPER THAN CURE
We recommend using Lo-Chlor's Pool Algaecide (copper based) every three months. Because the algaecide is copper based the algaecide will eliminate algae for a longer time.
Lo-Chlor's Pool Algaecide is very economical, one 500ml dose will protect your average sized 50,000lt backyard swimming pool for three months.Read More
Now is the time to carry out your Spring checkup on your pool. This will not only ensure it is ready for swimming on the warm weekends, but also ready for the upcoming Summer.
Obviously every pool is different given the varying sizes, surfaces, filter and chlorinator types but the majority of steps are the same. By following our helpful tips, you’ll be well on your way to enjoying a clean pool as the weather heats up.
Do you have a cover on your pool at the moment? Whether you do or do not, here is some "Tech Savvy Info" to help you look after one of your most valued assets. These simple initiatives will save money... FACT.Read More