Riptide Vacuum SL Weatherproof Cover by Clear Pool Products - Protect your Investment! I have always thought it was a good idea for someone to create a cover for your vacuum system.
It is of course a durable piece of machinery but still, exposing it to the Sun, rain, and wind day in and day out will wear anything down. Riptide is the first vacuum system now that has its own exclusive Weather Proof cover and it comes in Riptide Blue. To order: This is a Weather Proof Cover much like the ones you would find for your outdoor furniture and BBQ. The cover is surprisingly thick and is made of premium fabric hand made in Mexico. This is a fitted cover made specifically for the Riptide dimensions. For $65.00 plus shipping, this is a great deal! The same company also distributes the Vacuum System bags from the manufacturer in Mexico. Visit my Website: eBook: YouTube Video Index: – A list of all of my videos. SUTRO The Most Advanced Smart Water Monitor on the Market Today! The Sutro is the most advanced floating smart pool and spa water monitor on the market today.
Unlike the other devices currently on the market that use ORP sensors, the Sutro uses LaMotte reagents to test Free Chlorine, pH, Alkalinity and there is a sensor for the water temperature. It’s a lot like having a test kit floating in your pool that will give you these three reading 3 times a day. Affordability has been the biggest stumbling block with these devices so Sutro has come up with a novel way to buy or lease the devices. The monthly subscription includes the reagent cartridge and if you do the math and do water testing each day you would easily go through several reagent bottles each month. Of course not too many people do 9 tests per day nor test more than once a week but the cost of the subscription is basically for the reagent cartridge.
The device is also backward compatible for test factors that will be added later like Cyanuric Acid (CYA). How To VACUUM A POOL (Above Ground and Inground) A manual pool vacuum is a must-have for regular pool maintenance and pool cleaning.
And it’s especially necessary when your pool is full of debris or algae. Here’s a step-by-step guide on how to vacuum a pool (both an inground and above ground pool). 💦 Download our pool maintenance video course and get 10% off by using the promo code VIDEO: Complete Backyard Remodel! Stamped Concrete, Artificial Turf and More: Featuring All Season Turf. This is a complete backyard remodel of one of my rental properties that took four days and included a pad of Stamped Concrete, a Cement Curb, Artificial Turf, and River Rocks.
It was all brought together by All Season Turf who also did a project at my personal residence. I took over 10 hours of footage and condensed it to a 22-minute long video for you. To learn more about All Season Turf which services most of Southern California: Chapters: 00:00 Intro 00:54 Concrete Prep 02:24 Concrete Pour 04:05 Concrete Bands 06:55 Stamping Process 10:25 Curb Extruder 12:39 Turf Prep 15:00 Turf Install 19:09 River Rocks 20:19 Sand Fill 21:11 Outro It was extremely hot that week in Southern California with temperatures ranging from 112 degrees on day one and cooling off to 105 degrees by the end of the week.
Why Your POOL WATER Is CLOUDY (And How To Clear It Up) Adding Borates to Your Pool is a Real Game Changer! I am all in when it comes to adding Borates to your Swimming Pool.
There are just so many great benefits and the cost to do so for the average size pool is around $50.00. How To Balance CYANURIC ACID In Your Pool. Cyanuric Acid helps the chlorine work more effectively in your pool.
Robotic Cleaners 101: How to Choose the Right Robot. There are three categories that I think the different cleaners fall into.
You have the Low-Range which are the bargain robots that sell for $350-$500. Then you have the Mid-Range which sell for $500-$800 and then the High-Range which is any robot over $900 and up. The features are what set the price point so depending on what you want in a cleaner is what you will be paying for. How Often Should You BACKWASH A POOL FILTER? How often should you backwash your pool filter?
Knowing when to clean your sand filter or DE filter is critical for regular pool maintenance and cleaning. So here are a few simple rules for when to backwash your pool filter — and when not to. How To Get Rid Of BLACK ALGAE In Your POOL. It’s bad enough to discover green algae in your pool.
But black algae? Get ready, because you have some serious pool cleaning to do. Battery Operated Pool & Spa Vacuums: Tips on Choosing the Right Vacuum. Choosing the right battery operated cleaner requires some knowledge of how they work.
Water Tech is the leading manufacturer of these cleaners and they also make the Jacuzzi line. There are three typical sizes for the homeowner and based on your need would determine which one you would choose. I go over the three size typical sizes here for you. For a spa or very small kiddie pool, the basic small handheld “D” battery unit like the JVP 100 would be a great choice. Primate Pole Bottom Feeder Adapter: Carbon Fiber 24. When I was a kid I always got excited when two comic book superheroes would team up in the issue, a crossover as they call it today.
That is what it felt like when I got the Primate Bottom Feeder Adapter and used it with the Bottom Feeder Vacuum. Two great companies coming together to create an enhanced Bottom Feeder experience. You can find the Primate Adapter here: Should You Convert to A SALT WATER POOL System? Thinking about converting from chlorine to salt water in your pool? While it saves you from buying chlorine ever again, it still requires a lot of pool maintenance.
What is the Best Way to Lower the pH in Your Pool and Spa? The Industry standard for lowering the pH in a Pool is to use Muriatic Acid. It is readily available at your local pool store, hardware store, and many grocery stores. There are two other alternate and safer ways to lower the pH in your pool and that is by using Dry Acid (Sodium Bisulfate) or Acid Magic (Hydrochloric Acid). I will cover all three methods here for you so you can make an informed decision. Since the use of Muriatic Acid is well known I will only touch on it briefly here. They sell it in different strengths, but the Industry Standard is 31.45% and you can readily find this strength at your local pool store. Acid Magic: Acid Magic is Hydrochloric Acid with the same strength as 31.45% Muriatic Acid but it has some great benefits over Muriatic Acid.
Here is more about the product from the manufacturer Certol: ACID Magic is a full-strength muriatic-based product formulated to ship, use, and store easier than standard muriatic acid. Swimming Pool Stains. Pool stains can be the hardest things to deal with and they can be hard to treat and identify. It can be very discouraging to see your beautiful pool surface marred by a large rust stain.
But don’t panic just yet, it might not be as bad as it looks. Raypak Protege SF Sand Filter for an Above Ground Pool - Affordable and Easy to Install! One thing about the above-ground pools is that almost all of the kit pools ship with very small filters. This is mainly because of the price point of the entire pool to keep the price affordable. Are POOL PHOSPHATES Feeding ALGAE In Your Pool?
How To Balance The CALCIUM HARDNESS In Your POOL. Do These Swimming Pool Products Really work? Remove Staining with BIO-DEX Aquadex 50 STAIN-OFF! Removing pool stains with a topical chemical can be done in a lot of cases. You just need to know what is normal plaster mottling (discoloration) and what may be a stain that only a drain and acid wash or replaster will remove. I have had good success removing the stain on pool surfaces with Bio Dex Aquadex 50 Stain-Off.
If you look at the reviews of just about any stain removing product you will see a mix of 5-star reviews and 1-star reviews. How to Keep FROGS Out of Your POOL For Good. How to Lower the pH in Your Pool with Dry Acid (Sodium Bisulfate) the Easy & Safe Way! Dry acid is one pool chemical not talked about much.