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Chlorine Tab Shortage – Other Ways to Sanitize Your Pool

In Ask the Pool Experts, Pool Maintenance How To by Swimming Pool Expert

In August 2020, Louisiana’s large chlorine production facility burned down, causing a Chlorine tab shortage of a prevalent form of chlorine in tabs for use in swimming pools.  For many homeowners, the challenge once again comes down to: How do I use less chlorine? Many pool owners have always been uncomfortable with chlorine, and for obvious reasons — it kills …

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Pool Maintenance Services

In Pool Maintenance How To by Swimming Pool Expert

Our commitment to our clients at Platinum Pools is to build our customers the backyard of their dreams. When a customer is looking to build a swimming pool, we provide a walk-through of the building process and design a pool that is fitting to their lifestyle and their backyard. We build beautiful pools and outdoor living environments for our clients, …

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How to Remove the Leaves from Your Swimming Pool

In Pool Maintenance How To by Swimming Pool Expert

They are pretty to look at, gives you a nice shade, and a nice breeze.  Oh!  But they can be soooooo messssssssy!  If you have trees surrounding your swimming pool, then, you probably have a love/hate relationship with them.  Even if you always keep them trimmed, those leaves always seem to find a way to fall into your pool.   In …

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Pool Maintenance in the Fall and Winter Months

In Pool Maintenance How To by Swimming Pool Expert

Many people think that there is less pool maintenance in the fall season.  Many won’t swim in their oasis as much as they do in the summer.  However, your pool still needs maintenance.  What changes in the Fall and Winter Months is how you should monitor the chemicals in your pool. Believe it or not, proper pool care during the …

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Why Borates are Important in Swimming Pool Maintenance

In Pool Maintenance How To by Swimming Pool Expert

Everyone who has a swimming pool knows that water chemicals can go out of whack if not maintained properly. It is important to keep your pools total alkalinity (TA) and pH in the recommended levels, if either is out of balance, it will affect the function of all chemicals in your pool, including chlorine.  If you are looking to make …