Why cant I get my pool water clear

Pool Facts January 4, 2016

If you use BioGuard® products, your pool should be so clear you can make out whether a coin on the bottom is heads or tails. If you can’t, one of several things could be wrong. 1. Filtration and Circulation System Is the flow from the returns in the pool strong or weak? How many hours a

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Electric Heat Pumps

Pool Facts, SPA Facts December 23, 2015

If you’re looking for a swimming pool heater, a swimming pool heat pump or pool heating systems, you are in the right place. Total Leisure’s pool heating service allows you to have a swim in your new or existing pool or spa all year round. Our pool heating service installs your heater within hours, allowing

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Cartridge Filters

Pool Facts December 23, 2015

Cartridge filters have been specially designed for the swimming pool owner who is after clean water without the higher cost of backwashing. The range on offer suits small to medium sized swimming pools and designed for easy installation and maintenance. Supplied with pressure gauge to identify when cleaning is required, our cartridge filter range is perfect

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Media Filters

Pool Facts December 23, 2015

Media pool filters such as Davey’s Crystal Clear and the Hayward Pro Series range has been specifically designed for the efficient and hassle-free filtration of water in swimming pools & spa pools. These filter use special filter sand to remove dirt particles from pool water. Filter sand is loaded into the filter tank and functions as the permanent

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10 pieces of pool advice for this season

Pool Facts December 22, 2015

Make sure your pool enclosure has a secure fence in good repair and the gate self-closes when opened. Enrol your children in swimming and water safety classes with a Swim Australia registered swim school. Visit Swim Australia for more information. Develop a relationship with Total Leisure. We can give you expert advice to help you maintain

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How to avoid a green pool

Pool Facts December 22, 2015

Your friends and neighbours won’t be green with envy over your pool if the water isn’t crystal clear. If your pool water is green the culprits are algae, and they can turn your pool green overnight if it’s not correctly maintained. Algae are microscopic plants that enter your pool via wind, rain, dust and even

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Avoid itchy skin after swimming

Pool Facts December 22, 2015

Chlorine is an essential part of the chemistry of pool water, but if it’s not used correctly it can cause itchy skin for some swimmers. If the dose is too high, or an oxidiser is not also used, some people can experience an itchy rash. In most cases this is not an allergic reaction but

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How to enjoy swimming without eye irritation

Pool Facts December 22, 2015

Nobody wants to see red, irritated eyes in the mirror after an enjoyable day of swimming. It happens when avoidable irritants or excessive chemicals cause blood vessels near the surface of the eye to become enlarged, but it can be prevented by ensuring your water’s pH and other levels are under control. ALL pools with

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What to do if you go away

Pool Facts December 22, 2015

Leaving your pool unattended for more than a week can allow it to collect debris that might upset the water balance, encouraging bacterial growth. But you can enjoy your break and avoid water problems by using the BioGuard holiday program. First, shock the pool with BioGuard Burn Out Extreme to remove any of the existing

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Five easy steps to a sparkling clean pool

Pool Facts December 22, 2015

Keeping your pool water clean and healthy is easy if you understand the basics. Here’s five key things you should know to avoid potential problems and get the best from your pool. Circulate the water Pool chemicals need to be evenly distributed if they are going to work most effectively. Circulate pool water for at least

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