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Pump turns on

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Does your pump turn on at night by itself?  It is doing so because the computer control has a freeze sensor.  when the temperature drops below 36 degrees Fahrenheit, the system will turn on the pump. This is to prevent water from freezing in the pipes.  Generally here in the Bay Area in California we […]

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Can I Fill My Swimming Pool In A Drought?

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Ever since the current drought has been confirmed by our Governor, Jerry Brown, the first question I get from everyone is “can I fill my pool?” or “can I build a swimming pool in the drought”. There are no restrictions on filling and maintaining a pool during a drought. Here are a couple of little […]

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Do Not Drain your Pool and Leave it Empty

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YOUR POOL CAN “POP” OUT OF GROUND An empty swimming pool can pop, or float out of the ground. This is due to possible hydrostatic pressure from unknown underground water. Think of your swimming pool as a “boat” in the ground, and it will float out of ground if there is underground water pressure. There […]