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This Pool Supply Unlimited blog category contains posts that features information from experienced staff on preferred products for pool and spa care.
Looking for the Best Low Maintenance Pool Filter?

by Sarah Meiggs

Looking for the Best Low Maintenance Pool Filter? We all know that no matter what kind of filter you have, cleaning it can really be a pain in the you know what! We’re all searching for ways to enjoy our swimming pools more and maintain them less, that’s why our friends at Waterco have developed a low maintenance pool filtration device that is revolutionizing water filtration and swimming pool maintenance.
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Is Your Pool Ready For A Slide?

by S.R.Smith

Is Your Pool Ready For A Slide? Wondering if your pool is ready for a slide? Here are five questions to ask your pool pro before purchasing a slide.
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How To Inspect Your Diving Board This Pool Season

by S.R.Smith

How To Inspect Your Diving Board This Pool Season Does your pool have a diving board on it that's older than five years? Wondering if it's still safe to jump on? Here's a guide from S.R.Smith with five diving board inspection tips to see if your diving board is ready for pool season!
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How to Clean Pool Tile

by Stan Zielinski

How to Clean Pool Tile A question that arises often is, how to clean and keep tile looking good. The two problems pool owners typically face are oil and grime and calcium deposits along the waterline. In this article we will cover the best process and products to use when tackling either of these issues.
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Zeobrite: The Cost Saving Alternative to Traditional Silica Sand Media

by Stan Zielinski

Zeobrite: The Cost Saving Alternative to Traditional Silica Sand Media When it comes to keeping the “green” out of your pool, many people, including pool professionals, are turning to a Zeobrite. Learn more about this non-toxic, environmentally safe product that is quickly becoming the go-to product for superior filtration and water clarity.
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How to Choose The Right Pool Heater

by Tristan Perera

How to Choose The Right Pool Heater The search for the perfect heater for your pool or spa is sometimes riddled with weird acronyms, strange sizings, and unfamiliar terms. This guide, along with our sizing guide will hopefully provide all the information needed to find the heater perfectly suited for your pool.
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Variable Speed, 2-Speed & Single Speed Pool Pumps

by Chris Rankin

Variable Speed, 2-Speed & Single Speed Pool Pumps There are more choices than ever before when it comes to swimming pool pumps. It can be very confusing and difficult to understand the difference and know which is best for your pool. This article will help you understand the difference between single speed, 2-speed and variable speed pumps; and how to determine which type of pumps is best for your needs.
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How to Replace a Pool Pump Motor

by Chris Rankin

How to Replace a Pool Pump Motor Typically pump motors will last for many years, but if they are exposed to excessive water, they can sometimes burn out quicker than normal. In this article we will cover step by step instructions for replacing a pool pump motor.
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How To Choose The Right Size Pool Filter

by Chris Rankin

How To Choose The Right Size Pool Filter Like shopping for most major pool equipment, it can be hard to understand the correct way to determine what model, size, brand, etc. equipment is best for you and your pool. In this post we go over the three types of filters and how to determine what size filter your pool needs.
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Fiber Clear: The "Green" Alternative to Diatomaceous Earth

by Chris Rankin

Fiber Clear: The "Green" Alternative to Diatomaceous Earth When it comes to keeping the “green” out of your pool, many people, including pool professionals, are turning to a “green” product... cellulose fiber. Learn more about this biodegradable, nontoxic and renewable product that is quickly becoming the go-to product for superior filtration and water clarity.
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Phosphates & Nitrates: Stopping Algae Growth Before It Starts

by Corey Williams

Phosphates & Nitrates: Stopping Algae Growth Before It Starts Algae is the arch enemy to many pool owners - Algae can wreak havoc and be very hard for a pool owner to get rid of. In this blog post we get to the root of fighting algae growth - stopping it before it starts by warding off phosphates and nitrates.
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Salt Cell Showdown: T-CELL-15 vs. CaliMar

by Scott Brown

Salt Cell Showdown: T-CELL-15 vs. CaliMar Need a replacement salt cell for your Hayward system in time for summer? Before you order another T-CELL-15, see how it stacks up to a brand new option in saltwater chlorination.
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A Guide to Pool and Spa Automation - Part Two

by Tristan Perera

A Guide to Pool and Spa Automation - Part Two Not sure which pool and spa automation system is best for you? We take a closer look at some of the top options on the market to let you decide for yourself which option makes the most sense.
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A Guide to Pool and Spa Automation - Part One

by Scott Brown

A Guide to Pool and Spa Automation - Part One Ready to make the jump to automating your setup? In this two-part series we examine the advantages of automation, consider the options available and help you decide what system is perfect for your needs.
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Pentair Kreepy Krauly Warrior vs. Poolvergnuegen 2-Wheel Cleaner

by Scott Brown

Pentair Kreepy Krauly Warrior vs. Poolvergnuegen 2-Wheel Cleaner Looking for a new cleaner to get that messy pool under control? We look at two notable suction-side options: Poolvergnuegen's PoolCleaner and the new Kreepy Krauly Warrior, and let you draw your own conclusions.
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How To Choose The Right Color LED Pool Light

by Brian Wilson

How To Choose The Right Color LED Pool Light There is a wide variety of color LED lights to choose from and you've likely driven yourself mad wondering which one would work best for your application. Luckily the answer is not as difficult as you think. Read more for an easy explanation of the LED colors lights available to you.
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How To Add D.E. Powder To Your Pool

by Ricky Wisniewski

How To Add D.E. Powder To Your Pool If you own a D.E. Filter or are planning on investing in one as the water filtration system for your swimming pool you will at some point or another need to add D.E. powder to your pool. This blog post provides a brief overview of what D.E powder is and how it works and a detailed step by step guide for safely adding D.E. powder to your pool.
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Welcome to the Pool Supply Unlimited Game Room

by Scott Brown

Welcome to the Pool Supply Unlimited Game Room Need some ideas to stay entertained through the winter or just add some allure to your man cave? We have an extensive line of games for all ages, so take a look at what we can do for your home while keeping your checkbook intact.
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Alternative Sanitizers - Ultraviolet vs. Ozone

by Sarah Meiggs

Alternative Sanitizers - Ultraviolet vs. Ozone Both Ozone and UV systems are more natural, environmentally friendly alternatives to chemicals and their resulting bi-products. They are effective, safe and reliable methods of water sanitation. But what is the difference between Ozone and UV? And how do you know which one to choose when shopping for an alternative sanitizer?
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A Guide to Pool Tile

by Scott Brown

A Guide to Pool Tile The right pool tile can give your backyard the perfect finishing touch just as it adds safety for your family and friends. Read up here on what's available so you'll have an idea what to expect - and how your options have expanded - before you buy.
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FX Luminaire Shopping Guide

by Scott Brown

FX Luminaire Shopping Guide Looking for a way to show off to your pool setup? A top-notch lighting arrangement could be the perfect way to make your backyard the envy of the whole neighborhood.
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A Guide to Proper Pool Water Chemistry

by Scott Brown

A Guide to Proper Pool Water Chemistry Nobody wants a midsummer swim ruined by cloudy, acidic or even dirty water. But what's involved in taking on the job of water maintenance yourself? As we explain here, it's a lot easier than you might think.
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The Benefits of Swimming Pool Solar Covers

by Scott Brown, Sarah Meiggs

The Benefits of Swimming Pool Solar Covers Looking for a way to reduce your pool heating costs? Not only save money, but also time and become more energy efficient? Sound too good to be true?! It isn’t! A simple solar cover can easily provide all of these benefits. In fact, it may be one of the best values in the industry today. Learn more about how they work and why you need one for your pool.
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Keeping Your Pool Water Balanced

by PSU Staff

Keeping Your Pool Water Balanced All too often we see the damage that unbalanced water can cause. Water can corrode surfaces or deposit a white film or crusty, coarse substance called scale. Find out how to prevent the two types of unbalanced water conditions, corrosive and scaling.
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Why LED Pool & Spa Lights

by PSU Staff

Why LED Pool & Spa Lights Looking for new or replacement lights for you pool or spa? Learn about the benefits of vibrant, energy efficient, environmentally friendly LED pool and spa lighting options.
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The Ultimate Guide to Automatic Pool Cleaners

by PSU Staff

The Ultimate Guide to Automatic Pool Cleaners Automatic Pool Cleaners are a great way to clean a swimming pool and reduce long-term maintenance costs. Get the details on the different kinds of Automatic Pool Cleaners, and which one will suit you and your pool's needs.
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Top Picks for Energy Efficient Pool & Spa Pumps

by PSU Staff

Top Picks for Energy Efficient Pool & Spa Pumps As a pool owner, you understand how important it is to keep your pool running well so that it can be enjoyed during those hot summer days. When you are in need of a new pump, we suggest a Pentair pool pump as an energy saving replacement.
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Landscape Lighting 101

by PSU Staff

Landscape Lighting 101 Landscape lighting is among the necessary accessories when swimming pools are concerned. They effectively contribute to a safer swimming environment. Plus they enhance the appearance of the area around your pool and patio.
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Top Picks For Pool Heaters

by PSU Staff

Top Picks For Pool Heaters It's not much fun to swim in a cold pool, so when it comes to picking out a pool heater Pentair has several options to keep that pool or spa water warm. Read on to learn about the many great features of Pentair pool heaters.
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Top Pick For Pool Cleaners - "The Pool Cleaner"

by Shawna Mercado

Top Pick For Pool Cleaners - "The Pool Cleaner" Tiered of your old pool cleaner that gets stuck and just doesn't thoroughly clean your pool? Want something easy to use with very little maintenance? Poolvergnuegen's The Pool Cleaner is the right one for you.
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Extend the Life of Your Salt Cell

by Brian Wilson

Extend the Life of Your Salt Cell Tired of cleaning your salt cell every other month? Fed up with replacing your salt cell every three years? Wish there was a product that could maximize the life and proficiency of your cell? Well wish no more because Natural Chemistry has just the product you need... Cell Protect!
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