3 Chemicals You Need for Your Swimming Pool

Every pool owner has to deal with chemicals at some point in time. So of course when dealing with chemicals, there are a few things that you should know. Above all else, the most important is that no matter how many chemicals you have, you should never ever attempt to mix them together. In addition, […]

6 Important Summer Pool Maintenance Tips

In the summertime there’s nothing better than a sparkling clean swimming pool inviting you and your family in for a dip. Of course with summer use, pool maintenance work increases, so what can you do to ensure you minimise the time working on the pool and maximise the time in it? Here are our top […]

Swimming Pool Safety around Children

Having a swimming pool in your backyard is guaranteed to give you and the family many years of enjoyment. However, even though a backyard pool can be fun, it can also be very dangerous, especially if you have children around. Some wait to install a pool in their home until the children are older or […]

Book Review: The Ultimate Pool Maintenance Manual

Pools are complicated beasts. There’s the equipment, then there’s the chemicals, then there’s the routine. You aren’t going to be able to look after your own backyard pool, by looking at a one page sheet, let alone a 10 page ebook… We review one of the books touted as the best for newbies and experienced pool […]

Hayward SP3400VSP EcoStar VS Variable-Speed Pool Pump

The Hayward Ecostar pump is considered the most energy-efficient pump on the market. It also has variable speeds due to its enclosed, high-tech motor. It also has an extremely powerful magnet inside it which, again, contributes to its effective speed. Known for its ultra-modern hydraulic design,the EcoStar pump uses up to 90% less energy compared […]