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General Pool Maintenance. Clean water and balanced water chemistry are the keys to pool maintenance. Establish a weekly routine to clean the pool and maintain the chemical balance. Test the pH and free available chlorine in the pool water and shock-treat, if necessary, on a weekly basis.

MPS: Fall Pool Care 101

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As the temperatures drop, it’s time to get your pool ready for winter. Most people agree that even though it may never get snowy and icy in Houston, it just doesn’t pay to keep your heated pool going all winter. If you take care of your pool in the fall, it will be easier to open it when the weather warms up next spring. If you need pool maintenance or pool repair Houston, the fall and winter seasons are a Read More


Does My Pool Need Winter Maintenance?

Pool Maintenance

Whether you live in an area that gets snow in the winter or reside in a more temperate climate, winter pool maintenance is essential. Properly maintaining your pool from the beginning can save you time, money, and frustration when next summer comes and you are ready to begin using your pool again. Protecting your pool from frigid temperatures and contaminated water during the winter months will help maintain your investment and prevent unneeded pool renovations Houston. Although snow is rare Read More


How to Maintain a Pool: Guide for New Pool Owners

How to Maintain a Pool

Now that pool season is decelerating, and it’s the perfect time to take care of any pool renovations Houston homeowners need. At Manning Pool Service, we can handle all your pool upkeep needs, from pool resurfacing Houston to pool discoloration correction. However, if you want the results of our services to last, it’s essential to learn how to maintain your pool. Here’s a brief maintenance guide for new pool owners that may not know how to keep their pools in Read More


How to Get Your Pool Ready for Summer

Summer pool maintenance

The sun’s shining. Temperatures are rising. Are you ready to summertime prep with Houston pool maintenance? Pool season has arrived, and you’re looking forward to swimming again. But there you are, out on the deck, staring at your pool cover, wondering how to get the gunk removed. Well, there is a lot that goes into a pool opening process once you whisk off that winter cover. An extra set of professional hands is a big help in getting your pool Read More


Pool Equipment Repair and Algae

Pool Equipment Repair and Algae

A swimming pool may have initially seemed like the perfect addition to your backyard. However, now you have algae turning your water green, and you are wondering what to do. Pool equipment repair can help you to cope with this problem, but is it really necessary? How does algae growth affect your swimming pool? What Is Algae? Algae is a single-celled type of plant life. There are many different varieties, but the most common type found in your pool is green Read More


Pool Maintenance: Watch Your Water Level

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It’s that time of year again – your spring and summertime pool maintenance should include keeping an eye on your pool’s water level. As winter fades into spring and summer, the issue of incorrect water level starts to rear its ugly head due to higher temperatures and longer sunlight hours. Remember to watch your water level and top off as needed. Did you know that water level issues are one of the biggest pool maintenance concerns for pool owners? Read on Read More


Fueling the Fire of the Houston/Dallas Pool Rivalry

Houston Pool Cleaning Services

5. Dallas Has to Winterize Their Pools – We Don’t! Dallas typically has more harsh winters than Houston does. Whether you love or hate the mild winters we have in Houston (let’s be honest – snow is pretty fun), pool owners rejoice! Houston pool owners don’t do as much work when it comes to preparing their pools for wintertime. Why? Because we don’t have to! The mild nature of our winters doesn’t require such intense preparation. While Dallas is working Read More


Why You Should Leave Pool Maintenance to the Pros

Cleaning Swimming Pool

 Proper pool maintenance is vital. Don’t do it yourself (DIY)! Hire the experts to do it for you. As we’ve discussed in our blog posts before, proper pool maintenance from a Houston pool cleaning company is vital to keeping your swimming pool clean, healthy, and working correctly. While it is true that some DIY their maintenance, Manning Pool Service strongly advises our clients against doing this. We recommend utilizing a Houston pool cleaning company like Manning to do the Read More


Rain and Pool Maintenance

Rain and Pool Maintenance

How Does Rain Affect Your Pool? Rain certainly does affect your pool, and this is why pool maintenance is so important. You should perform pool maintenance weekly, but also before and after major weather events like rainstorms. Especially here in Houston, rain is a common occurrence. In fact, Houston actually gets a larger amount of annual rainfall than Seattle, Washington! With rain being so prevalent, proper pool maintenance is key to keeping your swimming pool in tip-top shape. With hurricane Read More


3 Benefits of Weekly Pool Maintenance

Weekly Pool Maintenance

Weekly Pool Maintenance Keeps Your Pool at its Best If you live in a local neighborhood with a community pool, you know that once a week the pool is closed by your HOA for cleaning and weekly pool maintenance. In order to keep your pool sparkling and ready for summer fun, make sure your weekly pool maintenance includes shock treatment, checking the filter and pH levels, cleaning the skimmers, vacuuming, cleaning the dirt and foliage off, and checking circulation of Read More