Poolwerx Blog

Whether you want to learn more about pool care – or you’re simply interested in the latest pool products – the Poolwerx blog has got you covered. Discover expert advice, buying guides, easy-to-follow “how to’s” and the latest Poolwerx news – all here in one handy place.

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We're growing in Tucson!

We continue to make big waves in Arizona. Poolwerx is always looking for new partners to bring on board to continue our values and expand our expertise. We’ve really hit the jackpot in one of our favorite locations.

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Buying a New Pool Cleaner? What is the Right One for You?

It’s important to keep your pool clean but many pool owners don’t want to spend a lot of time cleaning their pool. An automatic pool cleaner can help save you time and make cleaning your pool easier. The model that’s best for each swimming pool is up for debate, but one thing that everyone can agree on is that every swimming pool owner should have one. They save an incredible amount of time and labor, keeping your swimming pool debris-free, without a lot of work on your part. Wouldn’t everyone want to spend less time cleaning their pool and more time enjoying it?

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Everything to know about a Saltwater Pool

Is a Saltwater pool better than chlorine? Whether you are building a new pool or thinking of converting your pool it is important to know the pros and cons of saltwater pools.

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7 Reasons to hire a pool service Poolwerx Pointers 8 Minutes read 7 Reasons to hire a pool service When you first get a swimming pool, the idea of hiring a pool service might seem unnecessary and too costly. After all, you take the DIY route for a lot of your house maintenance and repairs, and the internet is full of information on how to care for and maintain your pool by yourself. But unless you have a whole lot of time and the desire to learn an industry’s worth of new information, you’ll find that doing it yourself might not be the best option. This is a list of the 7 most important reasons why you might want to hold off on the Do-It-Yourself plan for your swimming pool and hire some pool experts.    Read More
5 Poolside Patio Furniture Must Haves Lifestyle 5 min read 5 Poolside Patio Furniture Must Haves It’s estimated that there are over 10 million residential swimming pools in the United States. And, swimming, whether it be competitive or recreational, is the fourth most popular sport in the country. This means that as Americans, we really love our backyard and poolside patio spaces. As such, it is no wonder that we want our poolside patios to look their best, creating a space that our family and friends will want to hang out in, over and over throughout the summer months. Check out these 5 Poolside Patio Furniture must haves! Read More
An Entrepreneur’s Secret to Success Franchising with Poolwerx 4-5 mins read An Entrepreneur’s Secret to Success When John O’Brien was traveling the world looking for a franchise to launch, he was very particular about the type of business he wanted to run. “I was specifically looking for a services industry that already existed, yet had strong growth potential, high gross margins, and most importantly, was totally disorganised,” O’Brien says. During a visit to California in the early ’90s, the Brisbane native noticed that the swimming pool maintenance business was driven by a lot of one-person-and-a-van operations. “I’d finally found my business.” Read More
Guide To Pool Pump Repair Poolwerx Pointers 6 Minutes read Guide To Pool Pump Repair Poolwerx knows Pool Pump Problems It is very discouraging to walk into your backyard and hear the unmistakable, high pitched squeal of a pool pump gone bad. If you have never heard this sound, consider yourself lucky. It is an ear piercing noise that will send you running for the pool equipment power switch. Do not fret, all is not lost. Replacement motors are readily available and Poolwerx can install it in less than an hour. It is important to remember when replacing a pool pump motor all of the gaskets, o-rings and seals should be replaced as well. This is something that the technicians at Poolwerx know. Read More