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A swimming pool service technician (known colloquially as a pool man) is a tradesperson who cleans swimming pools and services major pool equipment such as pumps, motors, and filters.

The Importance of Maintaining Your Pool Year-Round and How Regular Testing Helps

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Regardless of its use, pool maintenance is crucial if you want to increase its longevity. A pool is much like tending a plant; they need regular care and effort. Not maintaining your pool year-round, even for a short period, can lead to future issues that may unknowingly crop up. Conduct pool service regularly throughout the year to maintain your pool’s health and avoid burning a hole in your pocket. Regular Pool Inspection Maintain a schedule to conduct periodic checks of Read More


10 Winter Pool Care Tips (And Why It Matters)

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Swimming season may be over, but this doesn’t mean pool cleaning responsibilities end with it. Of course, you want to keep your pool looking beautiful, clean and healthy all year round. With proper pool maintenance, even in colder temperatures, you can avoid future issues with algae, corrosion, and buildup before the summer approaches. For all you know, there’s nothing better than a staycation right in your backyard. Why Pool Care Matters If you want to close your pool at the Read More


Watch our new pool get installed!

We’ve got some news: we’ve been in the process of installing our very own swimming pool. Check it out below! Contact Us! Day 1: Day 1 of pool building was all about excavation. The first step of building a pool is always excavating. What’s excavating? It means to literally dig up the earth beneath you to make space for the swimming pool. So the team dug and dug and dug all day long. Day 2: On Day 2 of pool Read More


The Best Way to Clean Pool Tiles

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Like other good things in life, pool ownership comes with the responsibility of regular pool cleaning. As cleaning tile is, perhaps, the toughest job, here’s what you can do to handle this chore easily and quickly. What Builds Up on Pool Tiles? There can be many things that build up on and around your pool tile, leading to staining and scaling. Some of them include calcium deposits, dirt, and algae, which can all make your pool tiles look dull and Read More


How Does Pool Algae Affect my Swimming Pool?

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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


Guide to a Pollen-Free Pool

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Want a pollen-free pool? Follow our pool maintenance guide below for tips on how to keep your swimming pool sparkling clean and free of pollen! Spring is in the air, and that means it’s time for oak trees to bloom. In other words… pollen season is upon us, so get ready and make your pool look gorgeous and squeaky clean by reading more below. Plus, it’s easy to keep your pool clean with Manning. The Guide to a Pollen-Free Pool Read More


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


Ask Alan: How to Find the Best Houston Pool Service

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Most pool service companies claim to be the best and you might be wondering which one to choose. So, how do you zero in on the best Houston pool service? For one, the number of staff that a company has and how they are able to address customer issues are important factors in choosing a pool. Second, they should provide good service without ripping you off. Here are some other frequently asked questions, answered by Maintenance Manager Alan Wiles to Read More


Prevent Water Loss in Fall and Winter

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Did you know that swimming pools often experience water loss during the fall and winter? It’s true. Your pool still needs proper care and maintenance during the fall and winter months. Did you know that water level issues are one of the biggest pool maintenance concerns for pool owners? Read on below to find out more, like how to prevent water loss and protect your pool! Protect Your Pool with Manning Water Loss Can Damage Your Pool Whether do-it-yourself or with a Read More


Is Pool Inspection Necessary?

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Pool Inspection: Do You Need It You’ve just found the perfect house. It has everything you’ve ever wanted; hardwood floors, room to expand your family, a nice deck, and a large pool to match. This house isn’t even yours yet and it already feels like home. As you and your spouse talk about the next steps, you wonder, “Is a pool inspection really necessary?” A pool inspection can save you from unfortunate surprises – like costly repairs you didn’t know you needed. Read More