Caring for your Pool & Spa

Definitions of commonly used pool and spa terminology. Word Meaning Acid Hydrochloric Acid. To lower pH and/or Total...

Swimming pools and spas can be large energy users in residential environments, beaten only by hot water services and air conditioning in terms of...

We all know water is a precious commodity in Australia and New Zealand, particularly during periods of prolonged drought. For pool and spa owners...

Water quality

Healthy water is water that is safe for you and your family to swim in. Maintaining healthy water makes it less susceptible to harmful bacteria...

Pool water problems  Problem Possible Cause Solution Low chlorine levels Check PH level   Adjust PH to 7.2 –

Many products used in pools and spas are dangerous goods, the correct handling and storage is very important for the health and safety of you and...

Getting your pool’s water chemistry right is definitely a balancing act — it’s called water balance after all. As a pool owner, you’re probably...

Many pool owners have problems with algae.  Algae spores are always present and when they become active, they thrive on wastes in the water and...

Balancers are essential to an effective pool care program, making maintenance easier and preventing common pool care issues from becoming major...

Pool water accumulates a build-up of organic waste material, introduced by swimmers and the environment. Over time this causes unpleasant odours...

Bacteria grows in any untreated body of water, posing a serious health risk. Sanitising pool water treats bacteria caused by a wide variety of...

Maintenance Schedules

The key to using less water, energy and chemicals Maintaining a 12-month water management program is vital to maintaining a pool’s health and is the...

A great option for small spaces, spa pools offer a little bit of affordable luxury. Regular maintenance keeps water sparkling clean and ensures...

Get your pool water clear and sparkling If your pool water is cloudy, there are several things that could be wrong. It is important to look for the...

How to turn a swamp back into a pool Many pool owners have problems with algae. Algae is a small plant growth which can take on many forms, but for...

Going away? Follow these tips to keep your pool sparkling until you return If you are away for more than a week, your unattended pool will collect...

Save money by completing a winter maintenance program Pool owners are increasingly opting to extend their swimming season, thanks to advances in...

Opening your pool for the swimming season When the warmer weather is approaching, follow these simple steps to re-open your pool. 1. Remove your...

Pool & Spa Equipment

Most pools and spas follow a similar setup. A typical pool or spa setup will look like this: If installing a heater, it needs to be placed after...

Automatic sanitation systems Automatic Pool sanitation systems are another way swimming pool water is disinfected or kept in a healthy and usable...

The pump sucks water from the skimmer box and pumps it to the filter. It is sized to pump all the water through the filter in 8...

A swimming pool must be filtered to remove insoluble particles and produce clear water. Filtration is the physical removal of neutralised...

An alternative means of sanitising your pool Salt chlorinators, or chlorine generators, use the process of electrolysis to create sodium...

Manage your pool & spa from wherever you are From conception through design and manufacture, to final finishing and project completion, digital...

Pump and filter problems Problem Possible Cause Solution Pump will not start up No power Plug in or turn on...

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