It has rained all season long, wreaking havoc on your backyard oasis, and causing the one thing pool owners don’t want to see – liner wrinkles. During periods of heavy rain, if the water level in the ground becomes higher than the water level in the pool, the liner will float. When the ground water […]
The answer is yes, many people do just that, but you can get in trouble if you don’t run your pump runs 24 hours a day. We would not recommend putting tablets in your skimmer if you operate your pool on a timer and you can also get in trouble if the power goes off. The chlorine tablets are concentrated […]
If you have black or grey cloud-like stains on the floor of your in-ground vinyl liner, they are most likely caused by bacteria that is living in the ground under your pool. Bacteria sometimes show up years after a pool has been installed. We think the bacteria can be washed into your pool area by […]
How can I prevent my pool liner from having discoloration, deterioration and “dry rot” above the water line?
We recently had a homeowner ask a question in response to our blog post, What are the causes of discoloration, deterioration and “dry rot” above the water line on a pool liner? My pool is doing all three of these and it is only six years old. How can I prevent this from happening again? […]
To answer this question properly there must be a basic understanding of the procedures involved in the printing of your pool liner. The print pattern is applied by a process called “roto-gravure” printing. The inks used are solvent based and when applied to the vinyl, they actually bond themself to the vinyl by “biting” into the […]