Careful when draining your pool!

I get a few calls a year from people who would like to save a few dollars on there pool cleaning over the winter time. “Winterizing” is something that’s done, usually up north, in very cold climates to help keep things from freezing and cracking. In Southern California we don’t have to worry about that, but there are good […]

How To: Get More Water to Overflow Over Your Spa

Most pool and spas combos have an overflow to allow water from the spa to flow into the pool. This gives your pool a great look and sound.  But if your spa isn’t getting enough water, then it can be more sad than anything, so there are steps you should take to ensure that you […]

Product Highlight: iAqualink

Ever want to go in your spa when you were on your way home from dinner, but you know it will take to long to heat up? How about forgetting to turn the heater off at night? Or do you think you left the pool light on while you were out of town? Never worry […]

How To: Prime a Pump

Ever hear your pool pump running but don’t see any water moving? Then stop the pump! Any extended period of time the pump runs with no water can cause serious damage to it. So here are a few easy steps to get water flowing through the pump if you’re having trouble. If you just took […]

How To: Easily Remove Pump Lid

On older pumps removing your pump is pretty simple, there is a clamp with a way to tighten it. You simply loosen the clamp and it pops off. But on new pool equipment the lids usually slide onto notches that hold it in place. Even when tightened to a reasonable degree they can be very […]

Product Highlight: Solar Sun Rings

Everyone wants to heat their pool so it can be enjoyed all year long. But running a heater all summer can get expensive, and if your heater is broken, it will cost thousands of dollars to replace. Fortunately, there are great alternatives to a gas heater. Some people like the blue solar blanket, but these […]