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chlorine level in your swimming pool drift down to zero can have serious consequences.  During a previous mid-summer pool season, I had added more chlorine tablets to my chlorinator. When I do this, I turn the chlorinator off so water does not rise up and out when adding more tablets.

What Is The Acceptable Total Dissolved Solids (TDS) Level in Pools?

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Along with enjoying the benefits of having a pool, a pool owner has the responsibility of ensuring that it remains safe, healthy, and clean. For keeping this backyard oasis in shape, you need to follow several things on your maintenance checklist.  One essential aspect of this is to check whether the Total Dissolved Solids (TDS) level in the pool water is within acceptable limits. What is TDS? TDS measures all the different kinds of substances that get dissolved in the Read More


Pool Cleaning 101: How to Keep Your Pool Healthy

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A preventive maintenance program from your Houston pool cleaning company is the key to maintaining a healthy pool environment. Having your own swimming pool is great, but what about its maintenance? While DIY may seem like a good idea, you may get busy with kids, work, after-school schedules, and other things thereby neglecting your pool maintenance which may lead to higher repair costs later. Also, certain deep cleaning aspects are best handled by a professional pool cleaning company. At Manning Read More


Ask David: Does My Houston Pool Need Cleaning in Winter?

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The short answer is yes. There are several reasons why your Houston pool needs cleaning and maintenance in the winter. Below we’re going to go over 5 reasons you need to keep things clean and running in winter. Are You Using Your Pool in Winter? The bonus to keeping your levels regular is that when Houston does get a surprise warm/hot day you’ll be ready to slip in for a quick dip. 1. Chlorine Levels Matter If you’re not used to using a pool Read More


A Step-by-Step Look at Pool Cleaning After Harvey

Back in August, Hurricane Harvey hit south Texas and devastated the city of Houston. Our hearts go out to those affected. We, too, were affected by this powerful, destructive storm. We worked hard to provide our clients with exceptional pool cleaning after Harvey, to help them rebuild. Here’s a step-by-step look at how we helped one client after Hurricane Harvey destroyed his backyard. The Buffalo Bayou Pool Cleaning Project Hurricane Harvey caused a 60-foot water surge in this area of the city. Read More


Chlorine vs Salt Pools – 4 Myths to Help You Decide

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There are two types of water sanitation for swimming pools: chlorine and salt. Houston swimming pool service Manning Pool Service is proud to offer pool maintenance and other services to salt and chlorine pool owners. Salt or Chlorine? While the traditional choice for swimming pool owners is chlorine, the popularity of salt pools is on the rise. In fact, according to The Salt Institute: “Today there are more than 1.4 million salt pools in operation nationwide and an estimated 75 percent Read More


Algae and Water – Pool Owners Dealing with the Drought

Houston’s severe drought and heat have drastic effects on swimming pools! The lack of rain causes the soil to dry up and “draw up” becoming looser around tree roots and any structure that is buried in the ground. The weight of the water is what holds the pool shell (gunite, rebar and plaster) in the ground. But even that much weight can shift when soil dries up, shrinks and moves causing cracks in the pool, deck or PVC pipe. We Read More