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10 Things you Should Stop Doing with Your Pool Today

10 Things you Should Stop Doing with Your Pool Today

Swimming pools can be complicated beasts. There are many things you need to do to maintain a pool and sometimes, we find that pool owners make the odd mistake. We decided to put together a list of the top 10 mistakes we see pool owners make so you can learn not to do them in the future. Not Brushing Your Pool The pool brush is possibly the most underutilised accessory to a swimming pool whereas it is in-fact just as important as the vacuum head. Before vacuuming your pool, you should always brush the walls and floors of the pool as well as the harder to reach places like behind

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How to Clean a Green Pool

How to Clean a Green Pool

Pea soup, not an attractive dinner and defiantly not an attractive colour of water for your pool. The fact is that a green pool is a challenge most pool owners come up against from time to time. Luckily, with a bit of work you can get your pool crystal clear again in no time. A green pool is caused by algae growth in the water which has been allowed to grow in your pool. This may have been over the winter while to pool was shut down or perhaps due to a lack of chlorine or other chemical imbalance. Luckily cleaning doesn’t require much more than a few chemicals and

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How to Balance Chlorine and Cyanuric Acid in Your Swimming Pool

How to Balance Chlorine and Cyanuric Acid in Your Swimming Pool

One of the struggles pool owners, especially new pool owners have, is maintaining your chlorine level. This is particularly difficult in the height of summer when the sun is shining which burns off your chlorine. Cyanuric acid (CYA) is the chemical added to pools to prevent the sun’s UV rays, working as a stabiliser and protecting the chlorine in your pool allowing it to do it’s job killing bacteria and algae in your pool. Maintaining correct CYA levels in your pool water is imperative to maintaining clean and safe water. Suffice to say, if your CYA levels are off, the result could be a bad case of green or cloudy

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XL Pools are a team of dedicated professionals who have built a reputation for outstanding swimming pool design and construction. We are the leading suppliers and installers of Compass Pools.

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Pluckley Road, Pluckley,  Kent

TN27 0SA

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XL Pools is an award winning Swimming Pool Installation company.

Swimming Pool Contractor of the Year 2018 & 2015

11 x SPATA Gold Winner

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