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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. A shock treatment solves and prevents the majority of pool problems. Test the pH and free available chlorine in the pool water and shock-treat, if necessary, on a weekly basis.

How to Detect Pool Leaks

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Are you adding over two inches of water to your swimming pool every week? Do you think this is normal for your pool to lose this much water to splash-outs and evaporation? Experts will tell you it’s not normal. While losing some water is absolutely normal, losing over two inches of water a week is abnormal. In fact, you may have a leak – and that demands your immediate attention. Read on to find out how to locate a leak Read More


We’re Hiring!

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Manning Pool Service is excited to announce that we’re hiring! That’s right – we are looking for some motivated individuals to add to our team. Maintenance Technician We are currently looking for Pool Maintenance Technicians. Job requirements are as follows: Valid U.S. Driver’s License Clean Record GED or High School Diploma Self-motivated Excellent customer service skills Repair Technician We are also searching for Pool Repair Technicians. Job requirements include: RAIL license (preferred) Self-motivated GED or High School Diploma Excellent customer 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


Ask David: How to Winterize Your Pool

Winterize Your Pool

When you winterize your pool properly, it keeps it in good condition. After removing all dirt, debris and leaves, a good pool service team can help you determine the proper size winter cover and leaf net for the pool. Here we have some important tips on how to maintain your pool in the winter. Why Do You Need to Winterize Your Pool? Closing of public swimming pools in winter is common. But you need to take care of your own 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


Swim for longevity!

Swimming promotes long life! Did you know that as we use our muscles and organ systems, our body creates heat? That’s a basic component of the body’s metabolic rate. Our basal resting temp is 98.2 degrees. And in Houston, Texas, heat is a huge factor in the effectiveness of our movement and exercise. Heat is a huge stress on the body. Well, here comes summertime…. So which exercises are the best for our bodies, which exercises promote long life! Less Read More