The Biggest Mistakes Pool Owners Make

Although owning a pool might seem as simple as pouring water into it and letting it be, most pool owners know that it takes more effort to ensure that your pool is safe for swimming, floating, and relaxing all summer long. While there are some parts of swimming pool maintenance that you’ll want to leave to a professional, there is plenty you can do as a pool owner to maintain your pool. According to the video “11 Common POOL MAINTENANCE Mistakes | Swim University,” one of the best things you can do to maintain a pool is avoid common pitfalls and mistakes many pool owners make every year.

Sometimes, when it comes to making mistakes around owning and operating a pool, doing nothing is as bad as doing the wrong things.

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Neglecting the pool can make it a hotbed for bacteria and algae to grow as the pH levels and alkaline levels get out of a healthy range. If you notice that the pool water looks green, cloudy, or different from fresh pool water, it may be time to test it for unbalanced pH and high or low alkaline.

If you’re not sure how to maintain a pool, there are many resources. You can research online. A swimming pool maintenance professional can also point you in the right direction.

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