Backwashing the Swimming Pool Filter

Swimming pool maintenance in Arizona, particularly during the summer months, requires a little more work than other parts of the country. Dust storms, monsoon storms and wind, dump tons of debris into our pools that eventually get swept up into the filter. The purpose of backwashing is to rinse the dirt and debris out of.. 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 →

Swimming Pool Suction Cleaners

Swimming pool maintenance in Phoenix become critical during the summer months. Monsoon storms can wash tons of debris, dust and dirt into pools, providing the ideal breeding ground for algae. Suction cleaners are probably the most common form of swimming pool cleaners, and there are three types — rollers, walkers and self-propelled models. Rollers have.. 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 →