Tips & Tricks


Keeping your pool clean and clear does not have to be as strenuous as it may seem. Each pool is unique in its own way, which will require specialized attention. Despite this fact, all pools share common qualities. If you choose to engage in situations such as backwashing, small pool repairs, or basic troubleshooting, it is always recommended that you refer to your manufacturer’s instructions for safe operations of all pool equipment.Pool care can be tedious, and we have formed some tips & tricks on how to help you with these tasks.

Here at Swim Tech Pools, we understand that your time is valuable, and we are here to perform all aspects of your pool care for you if need be!

PLEASE NOTE THAT SERIOUS INJURY CAN RESULT FROM IMPROPER USE AND OPERATION OF YOUR POOL EQUIPMENT.  IT IS VERY IMPORTANT THAT YOU REFER TO YOUR MANUFACTURER’S INSTRUCTIONS FOR SAFE OPERATION OF ALL POOL EQUIPMENT.  

FOR SAFETY, ALWAYS STAND BACK FROM FILTER AND HEATER WHEN STARTING THE SYSTEM. 

Vacuuming Your POol

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Vacuuming Your POol

 Clean skimmer and pump baskets with pump off. Close butterfly valve in skimmer furthest from the pump and open fully butterfly valve closest to pump. Replace skimmer baskets.

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Clearing Up A Green Pool

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Clearing Up A Green Pool

The number one rule to keep in mind when attempting to clear a green pool is that you must allow time for the chemicals and filtration system to work. Try not to compare your pool with others that may be taking on this task, as filtering systems, pool configurations, and environmental factors vary from one yard to the next. With perseverance and patience, the job can be accomplished.   Step 1 – Remove most of the large debris from the pool floor with a large leaf net. This process will stir up the water initially, making it cloudy,...

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Backwash Instructions for D/E Filters

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Backwash Instructions for D/E Filters

A DE filter offers the best possible filtration, but it also requires the highest level of maintenance.

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