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Swimming Pool Clogged Impeller

12 March

This is one of the easier pool issues to diagnose and repair. It normally arises around spring when debris is plentiful. If your pump basket has holes in it or is incorrectly installed, debris can get around it and become clogged in the impeller’s vanes. Once enough dog hair, pine needles, and grass clippings get […]

Swimming Pool Cracked Walls

12 February

Plaster pool walls will expand and contract as the ground settles and shifts. Over the course of time, the plaster will lose elasticity and cracks will form. In most cases, these cracks are minor and can be repaired. It is important to lower the water level below the cracks to make it easy to repair […]

Swimming Pool Leak Repairs

12 February

It is normal to lose water through splashing, swimming, and evaporation, but if you are adding more than two inches of water to your pool each week, it probably has a leak. After confirming a leak (via the bucket test), look closely at the filter, heater, pump, and pipe valves to see if you can […]

Swimming Pool Heater Repair

12 February

When the pool’s heater malfunctions, the source of the problem could be more complex than working with pumps or filters. For example, if the heater doesn’t turn on, it could be a sign of low pressure caused by a dirty filter. However, it could also be an issue with the electrical connections. If this is […]

Swimming Pool Filter Repair

12 February

The filter is the most important part of your system when it comes to ensuring the pool water remains clean and sanitized. There are three kinds of filters: diatomaceous earth (D.E.), cartridge, and sand. All three filters work to keep the water clean by removing small debris and fine particles. If you notice a puddle […]

Repair Considerations For Fiberglass Pools

18 December

While you may only have become familiar with fiberglass pools recently, they have been available for approximately 50 years. In recent times, they have become popular with homeowners because they look spectacular, are relatively easy to install and hold up well over the course of time. However, there are also some repair issues specific to […]