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Posted: Jan 9, 2018

Maintenance for Swimming Pools Impacted by Smoke and Ash

With the risk of fire and fire damage becoming increasingly prevalent in Southern California, it’s important that we spread the word about guidelines that are in place for the maintenance of pools that have been affected by smoke and ash contamination or fire damage. Pool owners should take care to monitor their pools or hire someone to maintenance their pool before using it again to be sure that the proper steps have been taken and that it is safe to use.

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Posted: Oct 4, 2017

When You Should Acid Wash Your Pool

If your pool needs an updated and brighter finish, and you don’t want to add the expense of re-plastering the entire pool, an acid wash is a great option.  An acid wash is a way to spruce up the look of your pool with a purposeful stripping of a very fine layer of the pool surface.  This brings out a "new coat".  The new coat will showcase a brighter finish and can extend the life of your existing pool.

 

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Posted: Feb 13, 2017

Clearflo Pools Attends Pentair Equipment Training Series

​Continuing education to be on top of all the new upcoming pool equipment and practices is a big priority for us. Last week, we attended Pentair’s Two Day 2017 Equipment Training Series in Temecula and learned some great new things for moving forward in 2017!

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Posted: Jan 16, 2017

Pool Tile: Why Have it Professionally Cleaned?

​Tile cleaning is an important part of owning a pool.  When we first build a pool for a client, the tile is beautiful and in great shape.  The thing is, in order to keep it that way, you do need to maintain the tile and have it cleaned on occasion. If you’ve bought a house with a pool, you may have noticed that the tile may appear old or cloudy.  Many times, this can be remedied.

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Posted: Dec 21, 2016

Why You Should Have Your Pool Water Professionally Tested

​Everyone with a backyard pool should be familiar with water testing. There are plenty of at home test kits that have strips or drops that read different levels.  The problem with these home test kits? The average kit with strips or drops reads only pH, chlorine, and sometimes alkalinity.  There is much more to having your water tested than that.

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