If your pool water level is going down by more than 1 centimetre each week without any swimming or backwashing, there is a high probability that you're losing water from another source.Read More
If your swimming pool water is correctly balanced, this means that the waters chemical demands have been met. However, if chemical levels are out of the ideal ranges, the pool water can affect other areas of your pool.Read More
Make your pool more environmentally friendly and sustainable by looking at how you maintain your pool water, the types and amount of chemicals used, your daily power consumption and maximising the life of your pool equipmentRead More
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
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
Phosphates can be a problem all year round and slowly build up over time, however in Brisbane, August & September are when we typically see a spike in the levels of Phosphates in a lot of pools due to the Westerly winds bringing microscopic dust particles from the farms.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
From 1 January 2017 any new CPR signs or existing CPR signs being replaced must show how to perform CPR in line with the technique published in 'ANZCOR Guideline 8 – Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation' published by the Australian Resuscitation Council in January 2016.Read More
With the colder weather, shorter days, more ‘stable’ weather conditions and limited use of the swimming pool, we tend to forget that the pool still requires correct chemical balance to remain clean and healthy.Read More