5 Tools that Give Pool Professionals the Advantage Over DIY Pool Owners

No matter how much fun pools can be, they also require some work. Keeping your pool clean is a top priority, both for your own health and the life of the pool. This maintenance will cost you a bit of time, especially if you’re the “do-it-yourself” type.

Luckily the pros have developed some terrific tools that cut down on the number of hours required to clean a pool. If you’re interested in streamlining your routine, you might want to “level up” with one or more of these professional devices.

Return eyeballs. Your filters work best when the debris actually makes it to them. Return eyeballs are simple tools that circulate the water in your pool, in a circular pattern, so that more of the debris makes its way through the skimmers and into the filters.

Vac plates. Each skim basket is fitted with a matching vacuum plate to improve the amount of debris collected. It seems like a small and inconsequential part, but they cut down on the amount of work you need to do later.

Stain Master. Don’t want to spend all day scrubbing at a small, specific stain on your pool? A stain master siphons muriatic acid and places it directly on the stain for faster removal.

Pumice stone. Yes, those same little rough stones that you use to remove callouses from your feet, can also be utilized to remove calcium deposits, black algae, and certain other stains from your pool.

Pool vacuums. If you really want to save time, a pool vacuum is often the answer. Yes, a good (and maintained) filtration system does a lot of work for you, but it’s not perfect. For that extra debris, especially at the bottom of the pool where it might not get circulated effectively, you need a pool vacuum. It will drastically cut down the amount of work you need to do, if you were to manually remove debris.

Are the pool maintenance chores getting you down? Give us a call, and we can make recommendations for tools that will streamline your cleaning routine. And if you really want to be done with the chore for good, we can maintain your pool for you, so that your only “chore” is to relax and enjoy it.



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