Pool Tips

We have collected a few tips on pool care over the years. From water clarity to the importance of correct water chemistry.


This is one of the ‘Big Boys’ of looking after a pool. If you don’t have good circulation all sorts of problems can rear their head.
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Water Chemistry

The following are the Pool Panthers ideal parameters for Swimming Pool Water Chemicals.
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My Filter

Time to stop staring at the top of your sand filter with confusion (sand filter; the big plastic bowl thing in your pump shed).
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If we had a dollar for every different way that a customer had told us how they backwash their filter we would be way too rich.
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Water Clarity

What is clear when it comes to a pool? Your clear to me might be cloudy, or vice versa. A good benchmark is that you should be able to make a coin out if it was lying on the floor in the deep part of your pool, here are some pointers to help us clarify…(no pun intended?)
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Water Level

This seems like a pretty obvious topic, but you would be surprised at how many pool owners just simply aren’t sure on where it should be and why…
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The big ‘scare’ factor for pool owners and shock horror - it is not always related to a lack of chlorine…
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Debris (Leaves, Dust, Dirt)

A build up of debris in your pool can have a negative effect on your pool for a number of reasons. Leaves and organic matter can attract the chlorine from your water which stops it from being useful in keeping your water clear.
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