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Pool water Testing Made Simple

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Testing your pool water can feel like a chore when you?re not used to it but once you?ve got your system and chemicals set up, it should only take a few minutes. Your pool water should be tested at least once a week, and more often over the summer months when it?s in heavy usage. Making sure your pool water is chemically balanced means there?s no risk to the health of swimmers, the water stays beautiful and clear and the pool and equipment will need less maintenance.

Heating Your Swimming Pool

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Even in sunny Australia, you?ll still need to artificially heat your pool for most of the year. Read our article below to learn more about the various types of heating systems available so you can make an informed decision on which type is best for your needs.

How to identify and treat stains

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Stains are very common in swimming pools but they ruin the aesthetic of your space and can be off-putting to swimmers. The good news is that many stains are very easy to remove with basic pool cleaning equipment, so read on to find out more about the diagnosis and treatment techniques you can use in your pool at home.

How to look after your Spa

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Looking after your spa just takes a little time every few days and keeps it clean and hygienic for the whole family to enjoy. Maintaining a spa is a lot like maintaining a pool, only easier because you can drain and refill it whenever you like!

What to Consider When Building a Pool

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A pool is an entertainment space for all the family, an asset when selling your home and a stunning centrepiece for your garden. So now you?ve decided to build one, how do you go about it? We?ve put together this helpful guide so you know what to think about when you start building your pool.

Pool cleaners on special over Halloween

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When you?re choosing a pool cleaner on Halloween to clear out the spooks, you need to be thoughtful and, above all, look for a good deal. There's nothing quite like a pool haunted by the ghost of "I should have cleaned it out sooner".

This is one type of haunting that really won't go away unless you give it a bit of help. Ghosts and goblins are one thing, but a murky pool is a different ballgame. Now is the time to get the job done.