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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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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Getting rid of algae from your pool

Facts, Pool Facts December 4, 2015

Algae can be a major problem in domestic and commercial swimming pools. Unfortunately algae likes to grow in the same conditions we as humans like to use the water in. A warm and well balanced pool is the perfect environment for algal growth which in ideal circumstances has been known to double in population every 3-8 hours.

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Not all hoses are created equal

Pool Facts December 4, 2015

There are hundreds, if not, thousands of different pool hoses in the market. Here we are going to try and help out finding which one suits you. First things first, what are you going to connect to? There are two common suction points for your pool. Some pools have a side or wall suction (pictured)

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Getting your pool ready for summer

Pool Facts October 22, 2015

As the weather warms up you can prepare for summer swimming by doing some simple pool maintenance now. A personalised treatment plan from your BioGuard retailer can help, as can the following steps. Remove your pool cover. Drain off any water, but not back into the pool. Sweep the cover to ensure it’s clean and

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