The pipe lines in a swimming pool pump assembly distribute the water being circulated through the pool. To check the integrity of the pipe lines inside the pump assembly, use a dye tester kit. The kit, available at hardware stores and hot tub and spa supply shops, will provide visible evidence if th
A levee pond is especially suitable for flat or almost-flat land. A levee pond is only partially excavated with soil that is removed to form the basin area. The excavation builds up the sides of the pond so the water level is higher than the original ground level. An external pumped water source, su
If you are lucky enough to own a residential swimming pool you know that there are upsides and downsides to owning and maintaining it. One of the most significant concerns as a pool owner is balancing pool water chemicals and minimizing potentially dangerous contaminants and pathogens. Proper pool w
Doughboy Recreational manufactures a variety of pool supplies including pools, liners, pumps and their popular Doughboy sand filter. Their sand filters use #20 grade Silica sand as a means to clean your pool water. They can carry up to 100 pounds of sand and feature an easy-to-use sand loading port.
The decision to buy a swimming pool is taken with the idea of providing more opportunities to enjoy time at home spent swimming with family and friends. However while a swimming pool can provide hours of entertainment over the swimming season months, it also calls for continued maintenance and upkee
The iRobot Verro 300 HydroJet is a pool cleaning robot that can clean an entire in-ground pool in approximately 90 minutes. The hydrojets on the robot power wash the pool surface and the machine both cleans and recirculates over 80 gallons of water per minute. Clean the Verro 300 HydroJet to keep th
Having your own swimming pool can make every summer special. However, a pool also must be maintained properly. If it seems like your pool liner might be leaking, be sure it's really a leak and not just evaporation. Set up a bucket next to your pool and fill it with water. Mark the amount of water th
Fiberglass swimming pools are pre-constructed pools that are easier to install than traditional concrete swimming pools built on site. Fiberglass swimming pools come in a wide variety of shapes and sizes and can be a budget friendly option to homeowners looking to install an in-ground pool. When you