While owning a pool is a lot of fun, it is a big responsibility. There are a few things you can do on a daily and weekly basis to keep the pool running at it’s best and to prevent future issues. Daily Maintenance Test pH and free chlorine levels Run the pool filter at least

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With the weather in Houston going from mild in the Spring to extremely hot in the summer, it is important to understand basic pool chemistry.  Basic pool chemistry is made up of a few components: pH, total alkalinity, calcium hardness and free chlorine. Understanding why each one plays a role in your pool’s function is vital to

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Safety is, and should be, your number one concern when you own a pool and have children. And the most important thing you can do as a pool owner is properly outfit your pool with the right kind of pool safety cover. There are a variety of options on the market that fit different types

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When you winterize a pool, you are chemically-treating it and preparing it and the equipment against freeze-thaw damage when the pool is not in use. Spending a little time and extra effort when you close and  winterize the pool will make a huge difference in what you find when it’s time  to open it in

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The fall brings about different kinds of weather — rain, wind, snow, to name a few — that can wreak havoc on the pool. So how do you protect your pool from looking like a supporting role in the movie Swamp Thing? Many Houston Pool Builders will tell you, the most important thing you can

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