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Why does a thunderstorm make my pool turn green?

Why does a thunderstorm make my pool turn green? A thunderstorm will sometimes turn an outdoor swimming pool green; this article tells you why.It’s all about the nitrogen.Thunderstorms have lightning and rain as well as a few resounding claps of thunder. The flashes...

Pool maintenance after heavy rain

Cape Town is going trough a relay bad drought and swimming pools are a big focus for a lot of people. However with heavy rains there is some things wee need to keep in mind. Heavy rains can really affect you swimming pool.  Don’t delay treating it, and you can prevent...

Service Call

Winter is around the corner and with the current water restrictions, pool owners cannot afford to neglect their swimming pool. This past season we have seen a huge increase in pool leaks, at this stage I`m not sure if clients was just more focused on getting their...

Is my pool the water waster?

I did some reading the last few weeks and found some interesting articles online, because I kept on asking myself - Is my Pool the water big waster? According to a number of researchers, swimming pools are surprisingly not the major water waster in our homes during...

Why the Platinum Pool Maintenance Service?

I have had to answer this question so many times that I have decided to write it down and explain why we did what we did. At first we kept it to ourselves and just advertised the product to our top end clients. We wanted to offer them something different and unique...

Swimming pool stained.

The problem is most people don’t realize they have metals in their water.  Even trace amounts of these metals (iron, copper, manganese, cobalt, silver) can cause staining. In fact there’s enough copper in ONE penny to completely stain an average sized swimming pool! ...

Why change pool filter sand?

  Why change the filter sand? A general rule of thumb is, you should change the sand in your sand filter once every 1,5 to 2 years. Over time the sand loses its coarseness and becomes smooth and round, which makes it harder for the sand to trap smaller particles....