The Newest Remote Technology for Swimming Pools

New pools and fanciest swimming pools in Phoenix are starting to use a lot of remote technology. That means you can have all the valves that control waterfalls, spas, jets, etc, turn on while you are sitting in your home, all at the push of a button. You can move water, turn on features and.. read more →

Cool or kool pool decks are a thing of the past

In the mid-1990s, the federal government banned the use of asbestos in the plaster used on pool decking. The asbestos was what keep those pool decks cool underfoot and helped them withstand wear and tear. Today, the concrete base material that is used doesn’t last nearly as long without the asbestos to bind it. In.. read more →

Which Swimming Pool Filter is Best for My Pool?

The choice of a swimming pool filter is one that will affect your pocketbook, so it is important to make the choice that is right for you. There are three types of filter systems to consider — sand, diatomaceous earth, or cartridge filters. Sand Filter A sand filter is basically a tank filled with silica.. read more →

Things to Consider When Buying a Swimming Pool

Purchasing a swimming pool for your home can be a large financial investment. There are many issues to explore and think about before making such a major purchase. Pool People has a few suggestions that making swimming pool maintenance easier and less expensive, that help extend the life of your swimming pool pump and filtration.. read more →

Checking Chemical Levels in Your Swimming Pool

Swimming pool maintenance in Phoenix, Arizona, has a unique set of challenges. Unlike many parts of the country, it never really gets that cold, which means algae can flourish. In addition, Phoenix is blessed with 340+ days of sunshine per year. Those burning rays can be harsh on the water in your pool, not to.. read more →

Four Steps to Easy Swimming Pool Maintenance

Pool maintenance is not terribly difficult, but it is critical to the life and health of your swimming pool. There are really four things you must do. Once you learn the steps, it typically takes about an hour each week. 1. Be Regular — Pick a day each week to care for your swimming pool… read more →

Help! My Swimming Pool is Turning Green

What does it mean when your swimming pool turns green? It means you’ve got an algae problem and you need to step up your swimming pool maintenance. However, not all algae is created equal, so treating it requires different steps. There are really three types of algae: yellow(mustard), green or dark green and black. Yellow.. read more →

What Type of Chlorine Should I Use?

The most frequently asked swimming pool maintenance questions is … “What type of chlorine should I use?” That’s not always an easy question to answer, and our answer is almost always, “That depends on your pool and on various usage and weather conditions.” Specifically, the type of chlorine you use depends on many factors about.. read more →