How Much Does It Cost To Heat A Pool

How Much Does It Cost To Heat A Pool Estimated Costs of Outdoor Pool Gas Heating by Location* 16,000 Gallon Pool Location Season Temperature 78° 80° 82° Miami 1/1–12/31 $2136 $2848 $3600 w/cover 1/1–12/31 $416 $584 $800 Phoenix 3/1–10/31 $1384 $1776 $2216 w/ cover 3/1–10/31 $96 $168 $256 Dallas 4/1–10/31 $1512 $1920 $2456 w/ cover…

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Above Ground Pools Shipping Domestic

Domestic Shipping Charges Above Ground Pools and Portable Pool Kits – Standard Kits  Contiguous 48 United States  : Between $180.00 – $300.00  (Depending On Pool Size) Hawaii, Alaska  Puerto Rico :  Add $350.00 Outlying Territories :  Add $550.00 Canada : Add $150.00 Parcel Shipments (supplies and small pools) greater than 50 lbs Contiguous 48 United…

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Above Ground Pool Safety Chemicals

Above Ground Pool Safety Chemicals Pool Chemical Safety RulesPool chemicals must be handled with great care. Certain precautions must be taken. Fire, explosion, or release of gas can result from misuse.  Read and follow the dosages, directions and precautionary statements on each product label. Keep all pool products away from children. Pool Chemical Handling Guide…

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Above Ground Pool Equipment Safety

Above Ground Pool Equipment Safety FENCE SAFETY For your added safety we urge you to install around the pool an additional four (4) foot tall (aboveground level) fence, wall or enclosure that is made of durable material. All gates and entries must be self-closing and self-latching and equipped with hardware for permanent locking. All latches must…

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Supervising Children in Above Ground Pools

  Supervising Children in Above Ground Pools WATCH CHILDREN – PREVENT DROWNING Always watch and supervise children playing in or around pool to prevent drowning or injury.  Never allow children or adults to climb on the outside structure of the above ground pool.  Do not place filters, pumps, tables, chairs or other objects near the pool.  Children may use…

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Above Ground Pools Chemicals Basics Pt 1

Above Ground Pools Chemicals Basics Pt 1 GENERAL INFORMATION WARNING YOU MUST STRICTLY FOLLOW all Chemical Manufacturer’s Instructions when STORING, HANDLING or DISPENSING SWIMMING POOL CHEMICALS. FAILURE TO OBEY THIS WARNING can RESULT in SERIOUS BURNS, PERMANENT INJURY, DEATH OR FIRE.   STORE IN A COOL, DRY PLACE – Keep them away from chemicals and equipment…

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Above Ground Pool Cold Climate Care

Above Ground Pool Cold Climate Care Pool Care in Colder Climates   In almost every climate, some precautions should be taken to winterize your pool. This may mean simply washing off pool equipment and accessories and storing them under cover, or it may mean closing down the pool.   Simple Winterizing   In some climates, you will probably keep your pool…

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Over Stabilization Of Above Ground Pools

Over Stabilization Of Above Ground Pools What is over stabilization?The build-up of Cyanuric acid in swimming pool water, which usually results from the extended use of stabilized sanitizers in conjunction with stabilized shock products. Over stabilization will significantly decrease the effectiveness of chlorine in killing germs, bacteria and algae.  Small levels of Cyanuric acid do…

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Chlorinating Above Ground Pools

Chlorinating Above Ground Pools Understanding Free Available Chlorine (FAC) Healthy pool water is achieved by using a chlorinator to kill bacteria, control algae and destroy organic contaminants. Q:  What is free available chlorine (FAC)?A:  Free available chlorine is the amount of active chlorinator in the water. Q:  What is the correct amount of FAC?A:  The FAC…

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Above Ground Pool Water Chemistry

Above Ground Pool Water Chemistry   Definitions Pool water chemistry is the most misunderstood, yet vital component to overall pool care. Not only does proper water chemistry protect the swimmers using the pool, but it also protects the swimming pool itself. Gas heaters, electrical heat-pumps, filters, and even the vinyl-liner can all suffer severe damage…

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Above Ground Pools Trouble Shooting Problem That Chlorine Smell

Above Ground Pools Trouble Shooting Problem That Chlorine Smell Many pool owners complain that the swimming pool water is not really clean, but they can smell the chlorine so there must be enough in the water to ensure disinfection. Unfortunately, if you can smell chlorine, the swimming pool hasn’t got enough – strange, isn’t it?!…

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Above Ground Pools Trouble Shooting Problem Scale Deposits

Above Ground Pools Trouble Shooting Problem Scale Deposits Problem:  Scale Deposits Solution Scale deposits (usually in the form of white, gray or brownish chalky deposits on pool walls and fixtures) are the precipitate that forms as a result of unbalanced water.  This could be a high pH, high TA , high calcium hardness and/or a combination…

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Above Ground Pools Trouble Shooting Problem Skin Irritation

Above Ground Pools Trouble Shooting Problem Skin Irritation   Problem:  Eye and Skin Irritation SolutionOften high levels of chlorine are blamed for eye and skin irritation or a strong chlorine odor. In fact the reason could be too little free available chlorine and an incorrect pH.  Follow the recommendations below:   1. Check pH and alkalinity…

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Above Ground Pools Trouble Shooting Problem Colored Water

Above Ground Pools Trouble Shooting Problem Colored Water Problem:  Colored Water SolutionColored Water (clear green/brown/yellow tint with no algae) has generally two causes – dissolved metals or a high organic content in the water.  Follow these steps for sparkling clear water:     1. Take a sample of the water to your authorized POOLIFE Dealer for a full analysis.…

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Above Ground Pools Trouble Shooting Problem Cloudy Water

Above Ground Pools Trouble Shooting Problem Cloudy Water   Problem:  Cloudy Water SolutionThere are many causes of cloudy water, the most common being incorrect pH, incorrect TA and improper filtration. Always check and adjust the pH and TA levels before adjusting your filtration system. Thereafter follow these steps to investigate your filtration system:   1. Make…

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Sanitizing Your Above Ground Pool Water

Sanitizing Your Above Ground Pool Water Sanitization comes from adding chemicals to your water that are antibacterial in nature. Whether achieved by Chlorine, Baquacil or other methods, (such as salt water generators) levels must be maintained to ensure healthy water levels The most commonly used method of sanitizing pools is application of a chlorinating product.…

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Trouble Shooting Above Ground Pool Pumps

Trouble Shooting Above Ground Pool Pumps 1.      Do not operate filter without first reading thoroughly the manufacturer’s instructions accompanying the filter. If no instructions were included, contact nearest manufacturer’s agent and obtain written instructions.   Never operate filter unless motor is connected to GROUNDED electrical outlet. Never plug in electric cord unless ground connection is used. Never…

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Above Ground Swimming Pool Pump and Filter Information

 Above Ground Swimming Pool Pump and Filter Information   The purpose of the filter is to remove foreign material from the water. These materials consist mainly of airborne dirt and leaves, organic matter introduced by bathers, and organisms such as bacteria and algae. Swimming pool filtration is a mechanical straining or entrapping process. A well-designed…

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Winterizing Your Above Ground Swimming Pools

Winterizing Your Above Ground Swimming Pools   Pool Care in Colder Climates   In almost every climate, some precautions should be taken to winterize your pool. This may mean simply washing off pool equipment and accessories and storing them under cover, or it may mean closing down the pool.   Simple Winterizing   In some climates, you will probably keep your…

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Starting Up Your Above Ground Swimming Pools

Starting Up Your Above Ground Swimming Pools Fill Pool and prime pump, add D.E. if desired And Sun Scale and Iron Remover. This helps prevent staining corrosion or scaling on pool and equipment Add Sun Clarifier (as per instructions) This condenses small particles for easier filtration Add Sun Conditioner, 8oz. per 1000 gallons (dissolve in…

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Do it Yourself Above Ground Pool Installation

Whether you want to install a new technology in an hour or a old style pool installation, we have videos for both! 21st Technology Legacy Style above Ground Pool Installation Information 20th Century Technology Above Ground Pool Installation Information Do it Yourself In An Hour No EXTRA COST Pay someone to do it, or do it yourself…

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Above Ground Pool Installation: Information and Videos

Above Ground Pool Installation: Information and Videos Welcome to Arthur’s Pools step by step Above Ground Pools installation pictorial guide. One of the most daunting aspects of purchasing an above ground pool is how hard or how easy is it to put together an above ground pool? Well many of the leading manufacturer’s (whose products…

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Above Ground Pool and Portable Pool Installation Videos

Above Ground Pools Installation Videos 4 Part Video Series For Installing  Above Ground Pools   Round Pool Installation Videos Oval Pool With Braces Installation Videos Oval Pool With Without Braces Installation Videos                 Watch This Great Video By Tanner Biz Portable Pool Installation Video   Above Ground Pool…

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