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Pool filters consist of a large tank, made of fiberglass, concrete or metal, containing a thick bed of special-grade sand, which has a squarish shape. During filtering operation, dirty water from the pool comes in through the filter’s inlet pipe, which leads to the water distribution head inside the tank.

Ask David: 3 Signs You Need Houston Pool Service

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Regular pool maintenance by a competent pool service is a must for your residential pool. It is not enough if you clear out the leaves or backwash your filter by yourself. Sometimes, as you dive into your pool, you might be doubting the water quality. Or, you might hear an unusual noise emerging from your pump. You should pay attention to these signs. Read on to learn how you can spot the 3 signs which indicate you need Houston pool Read More


Pool Pump Repair Trouble Signs

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Pool Pump Repair 101 When it comes to pool pump repair trouble signs, knowing what to look for will help you know when to call in a pool tech for backup support. Best of all, there’s no need to open anything up to check for these ones. A good pair of eyes and ears are all the hardware and tools you need. Age Yes, the age of your pump is a great early trouble sign. If your pump is older Read More


The Importance of Seasonal Pool Filter Cleaning

Seasonal Pool Filter Cleaning

Seasonal pool filter cleaning is the key to keeping your swimming pool filtration system operating at its best. Whether you keep your pool open year round, as most of us Texans do, or you close it down like those cold-weather states up north, seasonal pool filter cleaning has many benefits. These include a clean, healthy water environment, reduced stress on your pool equipment, increased energy efficiency, and an extended life of your pool pump and filtration system. What is a Seasonal 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