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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.

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


How Does Pool Algae Affect my Swimming Pool?

pool algae, pool maintenance

Pool algae is a common pool maintenance concern for homeowners. No one wants an ugly, dirty, green swimming pool – or the bacteria that comes with it. Read on to learn how pool algae and phosphates affect your swimming pool and how to fight back. What is algae? Algae is a living thing – an aquatic plant that conducts photosynthesis with chlorophyll. Photosynthesis is the process by which plants take in carbon dioxide and produce oxygen. Algae includes seaweeds like Read More


Pool Maintenance: Watch Your Water Level

water level, pool maintenance

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 work 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


4 Reasons You Need Swimming Pool Maintenance

Swimming Pool Maintenance

Keep Your Pool Sparkling Swimming pool maintenance is a great way to leave your pool sparkling. No one likes to have a dirty pool sitting in their backyard. When it comes to swimming pool maintenance, however, it’s about more than just keeping your pool clean. It’s about making sure your pool is also safe enough for you to use. Don’t do this on your own. Leave the dirty work to a pool service company. So what’s the big deal about swimming Read More


Save Money with IntelliFlo Variable Speed Pumps

Pentair IntelliFlo variable speed pool pump

Want to know why IntelliFlo pool pumps outsell all other variable speed pumps combined? When Pentair first introduced IntelliFlo variable speed technology, it set off a marketplace revolution with its energy efficiency, near-silent operation and long service life. The IntelliFlo Variable Speed Pump further refines the field-proven advancements that have led IntelliFlo pumps to outsell all other variable speed brands combined. Check out these advantages and you’ll quickly see why: Estimated cost savings of up to $1500 each year Energy Read More


Extend the Life Of Your Pool with Swimming Pool Maintenance

Swimming Pool Maintenance Houston TX

The 4 Components of Healthy Swimming Pool Maintenance Many homeowners eagerly anticipate taking a dip in their pools once the summer months roll around. As much as you love your pool, however, you likely do not look forward to the headache caused by the swimming pool maintenance required to keep your water crystal clear. Unfortunately, there’s no way to sidestep swimming pool maintenance. Not only does the upkeep create a safe environment for swimming, but also extends the longevity of Read More