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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.

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
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
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