If you opened up your pool this year and found a large hole like this one, it is time to give us a call for a new liner. If your liner is in good condition it is possible that it can be repaired by a vinyl repair technician. It is best to send us a message or give us a call and we can come have a look to see if your pool liner can be repaired. Read more about Opened up your pool to discover a large hole
There are several culprits for pool wall corrosion. When your pool is grounded properly galvanic corrosion can take place on dissimilar metals that are in contact with each other. Chlorine is the most common cause of pool wall corrosion and rusting. The chlorine attacks the galvanize coating on your pool panels and then rust them. Read more about Pool Wall Corrosion
Trapped water and ground moisture are the 2 largest contributing factors to pool shifting in Winnipeg and Manitoba. Large trees surrounding your pool and poor drainage or runoff for spring thaw or a rainfall can cause shifting. Being mindful of where your yard is draining too and the overall elevation of your pool are important. Controlling the ground water around your pool can usually be taken care of by a ground water control system.
There are several causes for a rough pool floor. The first and most common cause is a liner that has floated. When your pool liner floats we are referring to when water gets under your pool liner and forces it upward. Pool liner floating is usually caused from a hole in your pool liner. Read more about The Bottom of My Pool Is Rough And Has Sharp Objects Poking Out
What caused my concrete to crack, or why did my concrete crack are a common question that have a complex answer. There could be a combination of issues or one single factor that caused the cracking. Read more about Cracks Around My Concrete Pool Deck and What Causes Them
Stainless steel pool ladders that have rusted or pitted are often a result of low ph in chlorine pools or too much/too little salt in salt water pools.
Types of Stainless Steel: There are 2 main groups of stainless steel that your pool ladders could be made from. If you have a salt water pool you should have "marine grade" type 316 stainless steel ladders to prevent rusting. They do cost more, however the added corrosion resistance is the only way to go for salt water pools. Read more about Why Is My Pool Ladder Rusting?
Chlorine is by far the most common pool chemical for good reasons. Chlorine itself is a hazardous product and should be treated as such. It should not be pre-mixed with any other chemical as that could lead to fires or toxic smoke that will burn your lungs. That aside, chlorine in swimming pools at the proper level pose no health risks to swimmers. Chlorine is a powerful sanitizer and very effective in killing microorganisms in your pool water. ***Always read and follow manufacturers directions on the chemical containers.*** Read more about Chlorine
Chloramines also known as combined chlorines are formed when free chlorine combines with organic matter. They carry the distinct "chlorine" smell that you may smell on an indoor pool or when your pool cover is lifted. The organic matter can be anything from decomposing leaves to body oils or even sun tan lotion. Chlormines eat up your available "free clorine" and raise the chlorine demand required for your pool. Chloramines are also the early cause of algae growth in your swimming pool water. Read more about Chloramines
Keeping your pool water sparkling clean and clear is the goal of every pool owner. Keeping chemicals balanced and debris out of the pool will not necessarily guarantee a clean pool. Pool maintenance does not have to be an art. Read more about Pool Water Quality