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Starting Up Your Swimming Pool - Getting Water Chemistry Right

So your swimming pool contractor has just finish your backyard dream and the day has come to "start-up" the pool, meaning it is filled with water and the pool equipment is ready to be turned on. If you think that's all there is to it, you might be in for a costly reality check.

Starting up a swimming pool is an important and critical phase and revolves mainly around getting your water chemistry correct. Water chemistry in your swimming pool, if not maintained properly, can and will damage your costly investment, specifically, the interior finish.


Swimming Pool Maintenance: Keeping Your Pool Clean

Keeping your pool looking sparkly blue does not happen by itself, unless you hire a swimming pool service company to come out to your house every few weeks. If you dont have that kind of money, then be prepared to spend a few hours per week maintaining your pool.


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Myth: Your automatic pool cleaner needs to clean the whole pool and climb up steps as well.

Fact: Your automatic pool cleaner is designed to clean the surface and walls of your pool only. They cannot climb your steps.