Poolwerx Pointers

Want to take care of your own pool? Let our technicians and training experts show you how it's done. With easy-to-follow guides, handy tips and "how to" instructions covering a wide range of pool cleaning and maintenance topics, this section of the blog has all the tips and tricks for your pool and spa.

Buying a New Pool Cleaner? What is the Right One for You? Poolwerx Pointers 6 Minutes read 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? Read More
How to Detect a Leak in Your Pool Poolwerx Pointers 5 minutes to read How to Detect a Leak in Your Pool When it’s this hot outside, it’s hard to tell if your pool is secretly leaking somewhere or if it’s due to pool evaporation or extra swimming activity that happens in the warmer months. The general rule is: If you are losing more than ½ an inch of water per day, there is a good chance the pool is leaking somewhere. That’s when the question comes up: “Where is the pool leaking?” Believe it or not, most leaks are not underground; they are often located at the pool equipment. Read More
Top 5 tips to fix a green pool Poolwerx Pointers 8 minute read Top 5 tips to fix a green pool A green pool is the last thing any pool owner wants to see, so why does it happen and how can you turn your pool from green to clean? A pool turns green when there is algae in the water. There are several reasons why algae could grow, but it is most commonly caused by prolonged exposure to the sun, rain and temperature spikes. These factors affect the chemical balance of the pool and result in the pool turning cloudy and/or green. If your pool is looking more green than clean, use our top 5 tips to get your pool back to healthy. Read More