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Pool First Aid - Natural Chemistry

Posted by Matt Fichera on Oct 4 2022

Pool First Aid - Natural Chemistry

What is Pool First Aid? Pool First Aid by Natural Chemistry combines their SMARTZyme enzyme technology with a powerful clarifier to resolve pool water problems quickly and completely. Gone are…
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Pool Lighting with Hayward Colorlogic

Posted by Brooke Sardella on Sep 27 2022

Pool Lighting with Hayward Colorlogic

Set the mood and enjoy your pool day or night by incorporating lighting into your pool landscape. Hayward’s family of ColorLogic lights are one of the best choices for illuminating nearly every inc…
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Get Your Spa Autumn Ready

Posted by Brooke Sardella on Sep 22 2022

Get Your Spa Autumn Ready

Fall is perfect hot tub season! When your pool is too cold and closed for the upcoming winter, you can still enjoy a great soak in the crisp air. There is nothing better! If you’ve had your hot tub…
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Water Tubes for Pool Covers

Posted by Matt Fichera on Sep 16 2022

Water Tubes for Pool Covers

What are Pool Water Tubes?Secure your inground pool cover for the long winter months with water tubes. Water tubes, also known as water bags, are affordable, made from high-quality vinyl, filled…
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Get Rid of Hot Tub Rash

Posted by Brooke Sardella on Sep 14 2022

Get Rid of Hot Tub Rash

Spa hot tubs are relaxing for so many reasons. Unfortunately, sometimes your hot tub can cause you or your guests to feel rashes and skin irritation. There are a few key reasons why your hot tub wo…
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How to Purchase the Best Robotic Pool Cleaner

Posted by Matt Fichera on Sep 6 2022

How to Purchase the Best Robotic Pool Cleaner

A robotic pool cleaner is a great way to keep your pool clean, but it’s also an investment for you and your family. Robotic pool cleaners keep your family’s swim area cleaner and healthie…
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National D.E. Day!

Posted by Brooke Sardella on Aug 31 2022

National D.E. Day!

Today is National DE Day! Here at E-Z Test, it is like this day was created just for us! DE stands for Diatomaceous Earth. It is a crumbly sedimentary rock formed by billions of fossilized microalg…
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How To Correctly Use Pool Test Strips

Posted by Brooke Sardella on Aug 22 2022

How To Correctly Use Pool Test Strips

Testing your pool water is one of the key maintenance tasks you must keep up with for a sparkling clear and enjoyable pool. They are an easy way to receive accurate results about problems in your w…
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Water for Instant Relaxation

Posted by Brooke Sardella on Aug 15 2022

Water for Instant Relaxation

Have you ever noticed when you are near a body of water, whether it is an ocean, lake, river, or pool, you instantly feel more relaxed? What about the calming feeling of a warm shower, bath, or eve…
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Pentair's Prowler Pool Robots

Posted by Brooke Sardella on Aug 12 2022

Pentair's Prowler Pool Robots

The Pentair Prowler line of robotic cleaners offers a wide range of features you can select from to perfectly meet your pool cleaning needs. From above-ground pools to large, elaborate inground ins…
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Fix Cloudy Pool After It Rains

Posted by Brooke Sardella on Aug 8 2022

Fix Cloudy Pool After It Rains

You’re enjoying a beautiful sunny day by the pool and the clouds start to roll in - you know rain is coming! It is always a bummer when the weather gets in the way of your plans, but all storms pas…
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Leaving Automatic Pool Cleaner in the Pool

Posted by Brooke Sardella on Aug 1 2022

Leaving Automatic Pool Cleaner in the Pool

One of the main perks of owning a robotic pool cleaner is the ability to “set it and forget it”. You barely need to lift a finger and you will come home to a sparkling clean pool. It's easy to fo…
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Light Up the Night with GloBrite by Pentair

Posted by Brooke Sardella on Jul 26 2022

Light Up the Night with GloBrite by Pentair

Light up the night with GloBrite lights by Pentair and illuminate your pool to make your nighttime swims more beautiful and exhilarating. GloBrite lights are unique in the way they can be se…
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How to Prevent Sunblock Buildup in Your Pool Water

Posted by Brooke Sardella on Jul 22 2022

How to Prevent Sunblock Buildup in Your Pool Water

You’ve heard it time and time again - always wear sunscreen! We hope you are taking this advice and are sure you know why, but you may be wondering how swimming with sunscreen affects your pool water.…
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National Swimming Pool Day: Pools Now & Then

Posted by Brooke Sardella on Jul 11 2022

National Swimming Pool Day: Pools Now & Then

Can you think back to your favorite pool memory? Maybe it was the best poolside burger at your family barbeque, lounging in your swimsuit on a Sunday, or staying fit with some laps in the water. Whate…
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How to Stabilize Your Chlorine

Posted by Brooke Sardella on Jul 1 2022

How to Stabilize Your Chlorine

You may love to soak up the summer sun, but your pool's chlorine doesn't. The sun can heat up your pool, but its UV rays eat up chlorine before it has a chance to do its job - keeping your water clean…
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Vinyl Liners & Common Issues

Posted by Brooke Sardella on Jun 27 2022

Vinyl Liners & Common Issues

Your vinyl liner transforms the entire look of your pool and gives it that beautiful blue hue, while also protecting bathers from exterior walls and the ground. Here, we’ll dive into how pool liner…
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Easy Pool Care with Instant Frog

Posted by Brooke Sardella on Jun 22 2022

Easy Pool Care with Instant Frog

In one easy step, Instant FROG delivers a full season of crystal-clear, soft-feeling water. Just put it in your skimmer basket and it delivers fresh sanitizing minerals for 6 months. FROG’s EP…
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Above Ground Winter Pool Covers

Posted by Brooke Sardella on Jun 16 2022

Above Ground Winter Pool Covers

After a season of pool fun, you have to start thinking of closing your pool for the winter. Above-ground covers by GLI have proven durability and quality to stand up to harsh freezing conditions and m…
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GLI Safety Covers

Posted by Brooke Sardella on Jun 16 2022

GLI Safety Covers

What if you could have a 24/7 lifeguard at your pool in the off-season? They would be able to protect the pool from children, pets, and other damage to the pool. Well, there is no need to hire…
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An Exciting Milestone in E-Z Test History!

Posted by Brooke Sardella on Jun 1 2022

An Exciting Milestone in E-Z Test History!

Entering into the 2022 pool season, we are proud to announce that we have surpassed over 10,000 5-star reviews on Shopper Approved, along with an overall average 4.8/5 star rating!As our Director of e…
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Enjoy Kits for Easy Maintenance

Posted by Brooke Sardella on May 17 2022

Enjoy Kits for Easy Maintenance

What is the easiest way to enjoy your pool this summer? By using an Enjoy kit! What is Enjoy? It is a monthly kit containing a low chlorine sanitizing alternative for above-ground and smal…
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5 Steps to Prepare Your Pool For a Storm

Posted by Brooke Sardella on May 2 2022

5 Steps to Prepare Your Pool For a Storm

Once you create a plan to keep you and your loved ones safe during a storm or hurricane, it is time to secure your pool. You have invested a lot of time and money in creating an outdoor space worth pr…
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Waterlink Spin Touch

Posted by Brooke Sardella on Apr 26 2022

Waterlink Spin Touch

Pool owners and professionals know regular water testing is key to successful pool maintenance. Yet, it can be such a hassle to take accurate test results and bring your water sample to the store e…
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Chlorine Alternatives | PoolTux Salt System

Posted by Matt Fichera on Apr 26 2022

Chlorine Alternatives | PoolTux Salt System

Salt systems have increasingly become more popular as pool owners are making the switch away from cumbersome chlorine tabs and into a system that makes its own while providing softer water as well. No…
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Best Selling Variable Speed Pool Pumps 2022

Posted by Brooke Sardella on Apr 25 2022

Best Selling Variable Speed Pool Pumps 2022

1. Pentair SuperFloOur #1 Best Selling Variable Speed Pump! One of Pentair's most efficient and “green” pumps that are ideal for pools up to 1.5 hp and a direct replacement for the Hayward SuperPump.…
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Best Selling Pool Heaters & Heat Pumps 2022

Posted by Brooke Sardella on Apr 25 2022

Best Selling Pool Heaters & Heat Pumps 2022

1. RayPak Digital Heat Pump 140K, 119K, 103KOur #1 Best Selling Heat Pumps! AHRI certified and listed, these units are ideal for any single-family pool installation. Units are built with titanium…
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Variable Speed Pumps = Huge Energy Savings

Posted by Brooke Sardella on Apr 21 2022

Variable Speed Pumps = Huge Energy Savings

If you are familiar with Variable Speed Pumps or VSP's, you may have heard how they can help you achieve an energy-efficient pool by cutting your operating costs and preserving the longevity of you…
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Raypak Digital 6450 119K BTU Heat Pump

Posted by Brooke Sardella on Apr 20 2022

Raypak Digital 6450 119K BTU Heat Pump

Raypak is known for its no-hassle approach to pool ownership, bringing easy-to-use quality heat pumps to the market for you. The Raypak Digital 6450 119K BTU Heat Pump is no exception to this sta…
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How to Install a Vinyl Inground Pool Liner

Posted by Matt Fichera on Apr 19 2022

How to Install a Vinyl Inground Pool Liner

Our 20’ x 40’ pool is ready to have the pool liner installed that we measured for in our  previous video and accompanying blog. The pool has been drained and the old liner has been pu…
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How To Reduce Chlorine Usage In Your Pool

Posted by Makayla Ruth on Apr 18 2022

How To Reduce Chlorine Usage In Your Pool

In the past few years, the pool industry has faced unprecedented challenges when it comes to chlorine supply and demand. Pool owners have had to become creative when it comes to sanitizing their po…
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How to Measure an Inground Pool Liner

Posted by Matt Fichera on Apr 14 2022

How to Measure an Inground Pool Liner

As liners become old, faded, and stained they are going to need to be replaced. In this article and accompanying video, we're going to show you how to measure a replacement liner step by step. To…
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Mission Hybrid Above Ground Pool

Posted by Makayla Ruth on Apr 13 2022

Mission Hybrid Above Ground Pool

Your backyard oasis awaits you, and an Above Ground Pool makes a great choice for a family. They are easy to install, easy to maintain, and very affordable. Here at E-Z Test Pool Supplies, we offer…
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Trevi 211 Above Ground Pool

Posted by Makayla Ruth on Apr 13 2022

Trevi 211 Above Ground Pool

Win summer this year with an Above Ground Pool! It is a cost friendly purchase that you and your family can enjoy all season long. Lucky for you E-Z Test Pools has plenty in stock, ready to go home…
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Pool Perfect Max with Phosfree

Posted by Brooke Sardella on Apr 13 2022

Pool Perfect Max with Phosfree

Crystal clear water is every pool owner's dream and Natural Chemistry's Pool Perfect Max with Phosfree can make this dream a reality! Pool Perfect Max is formulated with three cleaning techn…
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Summit Series Strong Spas

Posted by Makayla Ruth on Apr 8 2022

Summit Series Strong Spas

Sink into something other than your couch at the end of a long busy day. Spend your time unwinding in a Strong Spa, bringing you peace of mind and restoration for your body. The Summit Series mad…
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SpaPure Oxidizing Shock

Posted by Brooke Sardella on Apr 8 2022

SpaPure Oxidizing Shock

When your spa gets extra use and needs a cleaning boost - it's time shock! Shock cleans and clarifies water, kills bacteria, organic contaminants, and helps your other chemicals work more effectively.…
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Phosphate Debate: Treat or not?

Posted by Brooke Sardella on Apr 4 2022

Phosphate Debate: Treat or not?

All pools have phosphates as they naturally occur in water, but there is confusion as to whether they need to be removed or not. This sparks our great phosphate debate; to treat or not to treat?First,…
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Distinction LX Above Ground Pool

Posted by Makayla Ruth on Apr 1 2022

Distinction LX Above Ground Pool

Above Ground Pools are an affordable and enjoyable purchase for the whole family. Transform your backyard into an oasis this summer. Here at E-Z Test Pool Supplies, we offer a variety of Above Grou…
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inSPAreleaf CBD Aromatherapy

Posted by Brooke Sardella on Apr 1 2022

inSPAreleaf CBD Aromatherapy

You may have noticed the surge of CBD products across America over the past few years. Now, you can reap all of the benefits while soaking in your spa hot tub!We are excited to carry inSPAration’s lin…
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The AVIA Is Back

Posted by Makayla Ruth on Mar 31 2022

The AVIA Is Back

The AVIA heater made by Raypak, made its grand arrival earlier this year and quickly sold out. That does not come as a surprise, with its state-of-the-art features, including Integrated WiFi, the R…
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Meet the Explorer E50 by Maytronics

Posted by Brooke Sardella on Mar 30 2022

Meet the Explorer E50 by Maytronics

Let’s dive into a new  Maytronics Dolphin Robot - the Explorer E50! The new E50 is a step up from the E30, with upgraded features for in-ground pools up to 50ft. Why should you upgrade to…
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5 Tips For Saltwater Pool Owners

Posted by Makayla Ruth on Mar 30 2022

5 Tips For Saltwater Pool Owners

Saltwater pools require different care compared to traditional pools. It is important to maintain your pool water and salt system frequently to avoid any future problems. Here are 5 tips to keep in mi…
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Trevi 206 Above Ground Pool

Posted by Makayla Ruth on Mar 29 2022

Trevi 206 Above Ground Pool

Deciding to Purchase an Above Ground Pool is one that you surely will not regret. Not only are they affordable, but they are easy to maintain and are able to be installed in just a few days. E-Z Te…
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​Weekly Pool Maintenance Guide

Posted by Brooke Sardella on Mar 28 2022

​Weekly Pool Maintenance Guide

      1. Skim Leaves & Debris This should be done daily and it is the first step of the weekly swimming pool routine. Clear off any debris from the pool su…
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All About Algaecide

Posted by Brooke Sardella on Mar 21 2022

All About Algaecide

You wake up, look outside and notice your swimming pool is looking a bit greener than usual. This lovely hue means algae has taken up real estate in your water. There is no way you're letting algae li…
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LaMotte ColorQ 2x Water Test Kit

Posted by Brooke Sardella on Mar 15 2022

LaMotte ColorQ 2x Water Test Kit

Introducing the Waterproof Bluetooth® ColorQ® 2x PRO 7 handheld swimming pool and spa hot tub professional photometer! Now, what does a photometer do exactly and how can it help with your pool…
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Repairing a Vinyl Liner Tear

Posted by Brooke Sardella on Mar 10 2022

Repairing a Vinyl Liner Tear

Imagine you're vacuuming your pool and all of a sudden your skimmer pole slips off and you cut a hold in your liner! Now what? Well, what could have been thousands of dollars spent on a new liner a…
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5 Steps To Change D.E. Filter Grids

Posted by Makayla Ruth on Mar 9 2022

5 Steps To Change D.E. Filter Grids

5 Steps To Change DE Filter Grids A D.E. filter is responsible for making sure that dirt and particles are absorbed through the pool filter then sifted out using the skimmer box. In thi…
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Heat & Cool with a HeatPro Pump

Posted by Brooke Sardella on Mar 4 2022

Heat & Cool with a HeatPro Pump

Don’t let inconvenient temperatures keep you from enjoying your pool! Whether it is too hot or cold outside, a HeatPro heat pump will easily transform your water to the perfect temperatur…
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HeatPro Heat Pumps From Hayward

Posted by Matt Fichera on Mar 2 2022

HeatPro Heat Pumps From Hayward

Many pool owners have been interested in extending their pool season as families have been spending more time at home. Don’t let cold water delay your swimming pool family fun, a heat pump is safe,…
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10 Step Pool Opening Guide

Posted by Brooke Sardella on Mar 2 2022

10 Step Pool Opening Guide

You Will Need Pool Cover Pump Cover Cleaner Opening Kit Pool Gasket Lube Thread seal tape Skimmer on pole Garden hose Pool Brush Personal protec…
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Can Minerals Lower My Chlorine Usage?

Posted by Matt Fichera on Feb 25 2022

Can Minerals Lower My Chlorine Usage?

Chlorine Shortage 2022: Using Minerals to Lower Your Pool’s Chlorine The ongoing chlorine shortage has pool and spa owners looking for ways to lower chlorine usage as the cost of chlorine tablets…
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The Raypak AVIA is Ready to Heat Your Pool!

Posted by Matt Fichera on Feb 18 2022

The Raypak AVIA is Ready to Heat Your Pool!

This next-generation pool and spa heater’s arrival has been highly anticipated and it’s now available for purchase. The AVIA has the first and only advanced wi-fi control system that is built dir…
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​Commercial Pool Check-Up

Posted by Brooke Sardella on Feb 14 2022

​Commercial Pool Check-Up

Many industries are back up and running after the pandemic and the pool industry is fortunately a part of this trend. Commercially owned pools, which were once operating at limited capacity, are expec…
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NEW RayPak ​AVIA Heater Features

Posted by Brooke Sardella on Feb 7 2022

NEW RayPak ​AVIA Heater Features

RayPak AVIA Heater Features The new AVIA heater by Raypak is the next generation of pool and spa heaters! It is an all-in-one powerhouse with the ability to monitor and control your entire s…
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​Chlorine Prices 2022

Posted by Brooke Sardella on Jan 28 2022

​Chlorine Prices 2022

Chlorine Prices 2022 Many factors contribute to the prices of chlorine going into the 2022 pool season. As you may know, a mass  chlorine shortage has been occurring for the past few years. T…
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​Variable Speed Pump Guidelines

Posted by Brooke Sardella on Jan 25 2022

​Variable Speed Pump Guidelines

Variable Speed Pump GuidelinesBy now, you are probably familiar with Variable Speed Pumps (VSP), especially since they will be phasing out most single-speed pumps as a more efficient option per the De…
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My Dolphin Will Not Climb The Walls

Posted by Makayla Ruth on Jan 18 2022

My Dolphin Will Not Climb The Walls

Dolphin Robotic Pool Cleaner | What To Do If Your Dolphin Won’t Climb Walls or Gets Stuck: Dolphin Robotic Pool Cleaners by Maytronics is a useful and effective tool for pool owners that sav…
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How To Fix My Dolphin Power Supply

Posted by Makayla Ruth on Jan 18 2022

How To Fix My Dolphin Power Supply

The Dolphin Robotic Pool Cleaner by Maytronics is a useful and effective tool that saves you time and energy by making your pool cleaning process faster and easier. Today we are going to troubleshoot…
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​Pool Safety Saves Lives

Posted by Brooke Sardella on Jan 14 2022

​Pool Safety Saves Lives

Pool Safety Saves LivesWhile you're soaking up the sun in your backyard oasis, you can easily forget about safety. Having a safety system in place will give you the security you need to sit back and r…
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​Do This & Reduce Your Pool Energy Bill By 70%

Posted by Brooke Sardella on Jan 14 2022

​Do This & Reduce Your Pool Energy Bill By 70%

Meet new energy regulations and save money!“If every pool pump in the U.S. were ENERGY STAR certified, families could save $770 million in energy costs every year and prevent greenhouse gas emissions…
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5 Solutions to Common Pool Problems

Posted by Brooke Sardella on Jan 12 2022

5 Solutions to Common Pool Problems

5 Solutions to Common Pool Problems You have a pool to enjoy, so how can you solve common issues and help you enjoy it sooner? We have got you covered with 5 solutions to common pool problems…
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​How To Extend Your Pool Season

Posted by Brooke Sardella on Jan 10 2022

​How To Extend Your Pool Season

How Do I Extend My Pool Season? There is nothing more refreshing than diving into a cool pool on a hot summer day to create lasting memories under the sun. As the days go by and cool air sets in,…
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The Swimming Pool Industry Today And Tomorrow

Posted by Makayla Ruth on Jan 7 2022

The Swimming Pool Industry Today And Tomorrow

The past two years (2020-2021) have been anything but normal, to say the least. Between the pandemic, extreme weather, and shortages nationwide, businesses and companies faced unprecedented challenges…
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Raypak | Family of In-Ground Gas Pool Heaters

Posted by Makayla Ruth on Dec 30 2021

Raypak | Family of In-Ground Gas Pool Heaters

Raypak | Family of Inground Gas Pool Heaters Raypak has continuously brought new, innovative, and efficient heaters into the pool industry over the years. Today let’s look at the Family of Ingrou…
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Raypak | Family of Above Ground Gas Heaters

Posted by Makayla Ruth on Dec 30 2021

Raypak | Family of Above Ground Gas Heaters

Raypak | Family of Gas Above Ground Pool Heaters Raypak has continuously brought new, innovative, and efficient heaters into the pool industry over the years. Today I am going to review the follo…
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140k Raypak Heat Pump

Posted by Makayla Ruth on Dec 17 2021

140k Raypak Heat Pump

Raypak 140k BTU Heat Pump Raypak is now introducing the 140k BTU Digital Heat Pump, a new platform with increased performance and easier maintenance accessibility. AHRI certified and listed,…
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How To Size Your Gas Pool Heater

Posted by Makayla Ruth on Dec 7 2021

How To Size Your Gas Pool Heater

Finding the Correct Size Gas Heater Making the choice to heat your pool via a gas heater is a great option when choosing a pool heater. Gas heaters consist of many positive aspects, including:…
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Raypak Crosswind

Posted by Makayla Ruth on Dec 1 2021

Raypak Crosswind

The Cross Wind Heater by Raypak The Crosswind by Raypak is a perfect alternative for pool and spa owners' heating needs, not only for southern states but northern states also. Using state-of-the-…
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Now Introducing: The Raymote App

Posted by Makayla Ruth on Nov 18 2021

Now Introducing: The Raymote App

AVIA is taking heating your pool to the next level. Now introducing the Raymote app, created by Raypak. This app enables a pool owner to control their water temperature wherever and whenever they wish…
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Finding The Correct Size Heat Pump

Posted by Makayla Ruth on Nov 11 2021

Finding The Correct Size Heat Pump

In the market for a heat pump pool heater? You’ve come to the right place. A heat pump is an excellent choice to heat your swimming pool. Some qualities of a heat pump include: Less Energy Used…
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How to Add Salt to Your Swimming Pool

Posted by Matt Fichera on Nov 4 2021

How to Add Salt to Your Swimming Pool

Before you start the process of adding salt to your swimming pool, you’ll want to check the owner’s manual that came with your  salt chlorine generator. Most of the time these systems will o…
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Purchase Polaris 3900 | Receive $100 Rebate

Posted by Matt Fichera on Oct 27 2021

Purchase Polaris 3900 | Receive $100 Rebate

Hurry as this offer is only good through March 9, 2022! Now is your chance to take advantage of these savings while getting your hands on the most technologically advanced pressure-side pool…
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Three Reasons to Buy a Resin Above Ground Pool

Posted by Makayla Ruth on Oct 22 2021

Three Reasons to Buy a Resin Above Ground Pool

Here at E-Z Test Pools we aim for nothing but the best in everything that we sell. Over the years, It has been proven that using Resin when building Above Ground Pools is the most durable, safe and ef…
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Enjoy Pool Care - Buy Now for 2022!

Posted by Matt Fichera on Oct 22 2021

Enjoy Pool Care - Buy Now for 2022!

Enjoy Pool Care is a very popular chlorine alternative that’s perfect for worry-free water treatment. Due to inflation, worldwide shortages, and the increased costs of raw goods overall, it is safe…
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Raypak AVIA Next Gen Pool & Spa Heaters

Posted by Matt Fichera on Oct 18 2021

Raypak AVIA Next Gen Pool & Spa Heaters

The  Raypak AVIA is the next-generation gas-powered pool and spa heater. Elevating design and function, it’s the first and only pool & spa heater with an advanced wi-fi control system bu…
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Five Reasons To Buy A Hot Tub Today!

Posted by Makayla Ruth on Oct 5 2021

Five Reasons To Buy A Hot Tub Today!

Many wait for a sign, others wait until it's the right time, luckily for you the wait is over. The time is now to buy a  Strong Spa from E-Z Test Pool Supplies. Many people face an internal…
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5 Benefits of an Above Ground Pool

Posted by Matt Fichera on Oct 4 2021

5 Benefits of an Above Ground Pool

Deciding to invest in an  above ground pool is great for you and your family to cool off during the hot summer months. Here’s 5 reasons to go with this type of pool: Cost of a Swimmi…
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Saltwater Pools & pH Balance

Posted by Matt Fichera on Sep 9 2021

Saltwater Pools & pH Balance

Saltwater pools or chlorine generators will cause the pH of the pool water to increase consistently. Here is why.A salt water system / chlorine generator generates sodium hydroxide during the proces…
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OnGuard Pool Winterizing/ Closing Kits

Posted by Niko Kakouris on Jul 23 2021

OnGuard Pool Winterizing/ Closing Kits

Are you winterizing your pool? If so, you’ll need a winter kit as it’s the final step before covering your pool for the winter months. Winter kits use specially formulated chemicals t…
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Piranha Pool Leaf Nets

Posted by Matt Fichera on Jul 22 2021

Piranha Pool Leaf Nets

Piranha Pool Products is on a mission to build the very best cleaning tools in the swimming pool industry. Their flagship product is the  Piranha leaf net line. These nets have a patented d…
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How to Close an Above Ground Pool for the Winter

Posted by Niko Kakouris on Jul 15 2021

How to Close an Above Ground Pool for the Winter

Do you own an above ground pool? If so, it’s just about time to start preparing for the winterization process. If you follow our eight-step winterization process you will be in great shape headin…
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Lube Tube Pool & Spa | Lubricant - Sealant

Posted by Matt Fichera on Jul 8 2021

Lube Tube Pool & Spa | Lubricant - Sealant

Lube Tube is an environmentally safe, multi-purpose lubricant and sealant. It works extremely well with swimming pool parts and equipment like O-rings, gaskets, valves, unions, water filters, and…
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Wall Foam for Swimming Pools

Posted by Matt Fichera on Jul 6 2021

Wall Foam for Swimming Pools

Pool wall foam protects against punctures to your pool liner. It creates a smooth wall surface and helps to prevent rusting, corrosion, and any other pool wall degradation. Typically, wall foam…
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Hayward Aquanaut Pool Cleaners

Posted by Matt Fichera on Jun 21 2021

Hayward Aquanaut Pool Cleaners

The Hayward Aquanaut  200 and 400 suction side pool cleaners deliver a clean pool 100% of the time. Regardless of pool type, surface type, depth, or dimensions, the Aquanaut never mis…
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Maytronics Dolphin Wave 80 Robotic Pool Cleaner

Posted by Matt Fichera on May 7 2021

Maytronics Dolphin Wave 80 Robotic Pool Cleaner

The Maytronics Dolphin Wave 80 is a great choice for pools up to 68 feet in length. A robotic pool cleaner takes the hard work out of pool maintenance, reduces downtime, minimizes energy costs an…
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Pentair Amerlite Pool Lights for Inground Pools

Posted by Matt Fichera on Apr 21 2021

Pentair Amerlite Pool Lights for Inground Pools

The Amerlite pool light from Pentair is installed in over 3 million pools around the world. These underwater incandescent lights are known for their reliability standard and feature a stai…
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Pentair Kreepy Krauly Side Pool Cleaner

Posted by Matt Fichera on Apr 20 2021

Pentair Kreepy Krauly Side Pool Cleaner

The Kreepy Krauly Suction Side Pool Cleaner from Pentair is a relentless classic. The cleaner brings a storied history to the table as it’s been tackling dirt and debris in swimming pools for m…
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Top Commercial Robotic Pool Cleaners

Posted by Matt Fichera on Apr 10 2021

Top Commercial Robotic Pool Cleaners

The Dolphin Wave series combines more than 30 years of pool cleaning experience with expert craftmanship and cutting-edge technology. Their robots are durable, heavy duty, and designed to work wi…
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How to Replace Maytronics Dolphin Impellers

Posted by Matt Fichera on Apr 6 2021

How to Replace Maytronics Dolphin Impellers

Maytronics Robotic Pool cleaners use one of  two available impellers depending on the model of pool robot. There is a black impeller and a yellow impeller. It’s important to make sure that…
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How to Replace Maytronics Dolphin Guide Wheels

Posted by Matt Fichera on Mar 22 2021

How to Replace Maytronics Dolphin Guide Wheels

Your Dolphin / Maytronics robotic pool cleaner is a reliable work horse. It has been cleaning your pool effectively for years, but maybe you are starting to notice that it isn’t moving quite as g…
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Radiant Pool 16' x 28' Oval

Posted by Matt Fichera on Jan 27 2021

Radiant Pool 16' x 28' Oval

This Radiant pool is a 16 x 28 Oval installed inground with a beautiful cement patio and fence. Chosen to go along with this are Radiant’s Thermoplastic walk-in steps offering e…
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Radiant Pool 27' Round

Posted by Matt Fichera on Jan 26 2021

Radiant Pool 27' Round

Backyard Beauty at its finest with this 27’ Round Radiant Swimming Pool. Installed semi-inground including a patio, adorned with fine brick and stone work equates to a relaxing summertime oasis.…
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Radiant Pool 18' x 32' Freeform

Posted by Matt Fichera on Jan 26 2021

Radiant Pool 18' x 32' Freeform

This stylish  Radiant freeform pool measures 18’ x 32’ and is installed above ground. The freeform design offers a great look and feel while still providing plenty of room for…
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4 Reasons to Purchase a Radiant Pool

Posted by Matt Fichera on Jan 6 2021

4 Reasons to Purchase a Radiant Pool

Are you researching pool options and asking yourself, "Why should I purchase a Radiant Pool?" Radiant pools provide you with many possibilities helping to complete whatever your backyard vision m…
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Diamond Spa Shock - Potassium Monopersulfate

Posted by Matt Fichera on Jan 4 2021

Diamond Spa Shock - Potassium Monopersulfate

Diamond Spa Shock is a shock treatment that is specifically for spas and hot tubs relying on potassium monopersulfate instead of your typical chlorine. Using potassium monopersulfate allows you to g…
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Pentair IntelliBrite Landscape Lights

Posted by Matt Fichera on Dec 29 2020

Pentair IntelliBrite Landscape Lights

IntelliBrite’s landscape lights provide the ability to add color to your backyard and enhance your outdoor living space. Whether it’s a quiet relaxing evening with lower light tones or an animated p…
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PoolTux Salt Chlorine Generator

Posted by Matt Fichera on Dec 23 2020

PoolTux Salt Chlorine Generator

The PoolTux Salt Chlorine Generator is a powerful saltwater system sanitizing your pool using salt to generate its own chlorine. It’s designed for use with either inground or above ground…
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S.R. Smith Artisan Series Pool Hand Rails

Posted by Matt Fichera on Dec 22 2020

S.R. Smith Artisan Series Pool Hand Rails

Give your pool deck a modern touch with the  Artisan Series Inground Pool Handrail from S.R. Smith. These hand rails are elegantly designed and easy to retro-fit traditional pool railings.…
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Variable Speed Pool Pump Presets - Pentair

Posted by Matt Fichera on Dec 21 2020

Variable Speed Pool Pump Presets - Pentair

Wouldn’t it be great to replace that older swimming pool pump that was installed back in the nineties when your pool went it? That pump that, when it runs, just increases the energy bill all summ…
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Solaxx Nuvo Ultraviolet Water Sanitizer

Posted by Matt Fichera on Dec 18 2020

Solaxx Nuvo Ultraviolet Water Sanitizer

The Nuvo is Solaxx’s easy to install Ultraviolet “UV” system for above ground pools. It’s ideal for use in a smaller body of water that experiences a large bather load. The UV works as the steril…
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Solaxx Salt 3 - Integrated Salt Ozone System

Posted by Matt Fichera on Dec 17 2020

Solaxx Salt 3 - Integrated Salt Ozone System

The  Salt 3 is a salt chlorination and ozone system. This latest system from Solaxx is an alternative to traditional trichlor chlorine and is both faster and more efficient. It r…
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Swimming Pool Water Reagent Best Practices

Posted by Matt Fichera on Dec 14 2020

Swimming Pool Water Reagent Best Practices

Swimming Pool Water Reagent Best PracticesThere are many best practices to adhere to when storing and using your swimming pool water reagents. It’s really important to keep them in a dry and cool pl…
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Variable Speed Pool Pump Presets - Sta-Rite

Posted by Kent Reardon on Oct 27 2020

Variable Speed Pool Pump Presets - Sta-Rite

You’ve finally upgraded that noisy, energy crunching, single speed pool pump for your inground pool that came when they installed it 20 years ago. Maybe, you took advantage of one of the numero…
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Water Tech Volt FX-8Li Pool Vacuum Guide

Posted by Matt Fichera on Oct 21 2020

Water Tech Volt FX-8Li Pool Vacuum Guide

The  Water Tech Volt FX-8Li is a battery powered rechargeable vacuum used for cleaning both your swimming pool and your spa. Included with the vacuum is an instruction manual, vacuum head,…
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Aquabot Pura 4XT Robotic Pool Cleaner Guide

Posted by Matt Fichera on Oct 16 2020

Aquabot Pura 4XT Robotic Pool Cleaner Guide

Your new Pura 4XT is ready to go right out of the box. All you need is the power supply and the robot itself. Make sure that you place the power supply 10 to 12 feet away from the p…
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Orenda Technologies - Proactive Pool Chemistry

Posted by Matt Fichera on Oct 9 2020

Orenda Technologies - Proactive Pool Chemistry

Orenda pool products take a different approach to pool care. The products they offer correspond to what they refer to as the “Four Pillars of Proactive Pool Care”. They tend to be narrow o…
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Piranha Pool Products

Posted by Matt Fichera on Oct 8 2020

Piranha Pool Products

Piranha Pool Products is one of the brands under the Smart! Company umbrella. They state that their mission is to build the very best cleaning tools in the swimming pool industry. The comp…
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How to Deep Clean a Pool or Spa Filter Cartridge

Posted by Matt Fichera on Oct 5 2020

How to Deep Clean a Pool or Spa Filter Cartridge

If you suspect that your swimming pool or spa cartridge filter isn’t running as efficiently as it should be or you see that your pool or spa is cloudy all of the time then it may be time to clean y…
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Fiberglass Pools and Outdoor Living Hardscapes

Posted by Matt Fichera on Sep 29 2020

Fiberglass Pools and Outdoor Living Hardscapes

Outdoor Living is becoming more popular as many people are customizing their homes and adding to their outdoor space in the process. Even for people who experience four distinct seasons, y…
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LaMotte Waterlink Spin Disks

Posted by Matt Fichera on Sep 28 2020

LaMotte Waterlink Spin Disks

The  WaterLink Spin Disk Series is great for public pool testing, service, or in-store water tests as well. Spin disks are certified by the NSF/ANSI 50 mark used on wat…
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Pool Cover Water Displacement

Posted by Matt Fichera on Sep 23 2020

Pool Cover Water Displacement

Toward the beginning of the cold part of the winter, maybe around the beginning of December it’s a great idea to check your above ground pool cover and the amount of water that it may have…
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What is an Above Ground Pool Cover Siphon?

Posted by Matt Fichera on Sep 22 2020

What is an Above Ground Pool Cover Siphon?

A siphon is an electrical free drain that lets you remove water off the top of your above ground pool cover. Typically, it’s operated by some kind of squeeze pump that primes the pumping mechanism t…
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Sta-Rite Max-E-Therm Pool and Spa Heaters

Posted by Matt Fichera on Sep 21 2020

Sta-Rite Max-E-Therm Pool and Spa Heaters

The Max-E-Therm is the lightest heater in its class as well as being the most energy efficient. Exceling both in outdoor setups as well as indoors, these heaters are both low NOx and envir…
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How to Use a Brass Anchor Removal Kit

Posted by Matt Fichera on Sep 15 2020

How to Use a Brass Anchor Removal Kit

It seems like just about every year at the beginning and end of pool season that there’s always at least 1 or 2 brass safety anchors that give you trouble. They either won’t come up, won’t…
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What is AquaPerl Pool Filter Media?

Posted by Matt Fichera on Sep 9 2020

What is AquaPerl Pool Filter Media?

What is AquaPerl?AquaPerl is a new, lightweight filter media for swimming pools, engineered for use in diatomaceous earth (D.E.) filters. It is a direct replacement for D.E. filter media. AquaPerl…
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Hayward HeatPro Heat Pumps

Posted by Matt Fichera on Sep 2 2020

Hayward HeatPro Heat Pumps

The Hayward HeatPro Heat Pump saves you energy and money while also extending your pool season on both ends. This entire line is both quiet and economical, saving you up to…
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The Pool Pillow Pal

Posted by Matt Fichera on Aug 28 2020

The Pool Pillow Pal

A pool should be all about relaxation, not work. Covering your swimming pool after a summer season can be frustrating. Utilizing a pool pillow and winter cover isn’t always the easi…
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Aquador Winter Skimmer Covers

Posted by Matt Fichera on Aug 26 2020

Aquador Winter Skimmer Covers

It all started in 1959. A swimming pool business in Pittsburgh, PA that was ran by Joan and Frank Hodak. Flash forward decades later to 1990 when Frank thought of the genius idea of a pool skimmer c…
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What is a Blowout Extension?

Posted by Matt Fichera on Aug 24 2020

What is a Blowout Extension?

Suction Line Blowout ExtensionThe original tested and proven by years of customer satisfaction.The Suction Line Blowout Extension is easy to use and designed so that you don’t have to lower your wat…
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Blue Torrent Step-In-A-Box for Swimming Pools

Posted by Matt Fichera on Aug 21 2020

Blue Torrent Step-In-A-Box for Swimming Pools

These beautiful wedding cake  Step-in-a-Box stairs helps to make getting in and out of the pool as easy as going up and down stairs in your home. Brilliantly unique while providing…
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How To Use Swimming Pool Antifreeze

Posted by Matt Fichera on Aug 20 2020

How To Use Swimming Pool Antifreeze

Another pool season is coming to a close and you are starting to think about closing it up for the winter months. After a summer of splashing, lounging, swimming, and relaxing it’s understandable if…
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PoolStyle Winterizing Kits

Posted by Matt Fichera on Aug 17 2020

PoolStyle Winterizing Kits

The steps that you take to winterize your pool will vary depending on the climate and region that you live in. Regardless of location, keys to proper winterizing and pool safety inc…
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Meyco Inground Pool Safety Covers

Posted by Matt Fichera on Aug 13 2020

Meyco Inground Pool Safety Covers

Meyco Pool Covers. Everyone Trusts the Original.Others may claim it but the modern safety pool cover was invented by none other than Fred J. Meyer in 1957. By 1959, Meyco Pool Covers was formed and…
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GLI Inground Pool Safety Covers

Posted by Matt Fichera on Jul 27 2020

GLI Inground Pool Safety Covers

GLI is a manufacturer of quality pool products and it’s their mission to bring families together and keep them safe. A safety cover by GLI is a great first step in creating a backya…
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Should I Invest in Swimming Pool Automation?

Posted by Matt Fichera on Jul 1 2020

Should I Invest in Swimming Pool Automation?

Siri, Cortana, Bixby, Google Home, Cortana and more. There is no shortage of virtual assistants these days. Sometimes it can be hard to keep them all straight let alone the things they are tasked…
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Dolphin Nautilus with CleverClean 99996113-US

Posted by Matt Fichera on Jun 26 2020

Dolphin Nautilus with CleverClean 99996113-US

The Dolphin Nautilus cleans your pool’s floor and walls while providing exceptional scrubbing and filtering capabilities. This pool cleaner is ideal for pools measuring up to 40 feet in length. T…
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Dolphin Triton PS 99996207-US

Posted by Matt Fichera on Jun 26 2020

Dolphin Triton PS 99996207-US

The  Dolphin Triton PS is for inground swimming pools measuring up to 50 feet in length. It will clean your pool floor, walls, and cove. It is self-programming and scrubs everything in as…
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Dolphin Triton PS Plus 99996212-USWI

Posted by Matt Fichera on Jun 26 2020

Dolphin Triton PS Plus 99996212-USWI

The  Dolphin Triton PS Plus can clean swimming pools that are up to 50 feet in length. It is self-programming and can handle thoroughly scrubbing, vacuuming, and filtering all pool surface…
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A Fiberglass Plunge Pool for All Occasions

Posted by Matt Fichera on Jun 19 2020

A Fiberglass Plunge Pool for All Occasions

Pools and spas help bring family and friends together. People who own them typically get the most requests for parties and gatherings to be held at their homes over others. Whether it’s a summer…
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Blue Torrent Step Liner Guards

Posted by Matt Fichera on Apr 24 2020

Blue Torrent Step Liner Guards

Blue Torrent Step Liner Guards are sold in two sizes. The standard size measures 36” x 48” and the larger size checks in at 56” x 48”. There is also 2 Ladder Liner Guards which are 9” x 24” and 1…
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The Pentair Compool 24V Valve Actuator

Posted by Matt Fichera on Apr 20 2020

The Pentair Compool 24V Valve Actuator

The Pentair Compool Valve actuator comes in two different designs. One has  90 degrees of rotation while the other has 180 degrees of rotation. The 90-degree actuator is designed for u…
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Dolphin E10 Robotic Pool Cleaner

Posted by Matt Fichera on Apr 8 2020

Dolphin E10 Robotic Pool Cleaner

If you are looking for a powerful and reliable above ground pool cleaner, the Dolphin E10 is something you should really think about. The E10 is a pool cleaning robot that’s intended for use…
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What is the Best Automatic Pool Cleaner for You?

Posted by Matt Fichera on Apr 7 2020

What is the Best Automatic Pool Cleaner for You?

Spring is a great time of the year. In comes warmer temperatures, longer days, nicer weather, and so much more. Not to ever be forgotten is that the start of spring also ushers in the beginning of p…
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Zodiac Factory Tune-up Kit (R0796200)

Posted by Matt Fichera on Apr 6 2020

Zodiac Factory Tune-up Kit (R0796200)

Time for a rebuild? The Zodiac MX8 / MX8 Elite Tune Up Kit R0796200iIncludes the genuine Zodiac parts that will get your cleaner running like new again. Included in the Tune U…
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The Best Marketing Idea

Posted by E-Z Test Pool Supplies on Apr 2 2020

The Best Marketing Idea

We are always approached by many marketing companies with marketing ideas on how to get our message out to potential customers. We have seen and heard many unique ideas some of which are “really out…
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Saving Money With Pump Affinity Laws

Posted by Matt Fichera on Apr 2 2020

Saving Money With Pump Affinity Laws

Why should I use a variable speed pool pump? This is a great question to ask. Variable speed pool pumps reduce power consumption, take money off your monthly power bill, and they’re “green” hav…
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The Logistics of a Pool Installation

Posted by E-Z Test Pool Supplies on Apr 2 2020

The Logistics of a Pool Installation

Construction sites can often be referred to as organized and controlled chaos. Excavators and dump trucks removing and delivering site materials. Cement trucks, water trucks, and cranes, all coming…
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Trust Leads to Loyalty

Posted by E-Z Test Pool Supplies on Mar 27 2020

Trust Leads to Loyalty

One of the more rewarding parts of our swimming business is installing a pool for one of our customer’s sons or daughters. Dave and I meet them when they were children and now, they are adults build…
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Old School Values at E-Z Test Pool Supplies

Posted by E-Z Test Pool Supplies on Mar 24 2020

Old School Values at E-Z Test Pool Supplies

Dave and I would like to share some of our thoughts and ideas that we use to run our family business. It can be thought of as a behind the scenes look at the philosophy which guides our decisions as…
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Pool Shock vs Clorox Bleach to Disinfect

Posted by Matt Fichera on Mar 23 2020

Pool Shock vs Clorox Bleach to Disinfect

Due to the lack of bleach products on store shelves, some of our customers have asked us “Is there a difference between common store brands of bleach and swimming pool shock for disinfecting surface…
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Vacuuming a Swimming Pool for Beginners

Posted by Matt Fichera on Mar 18 2020

Vacuuming a Swimming Pool for Beginners

In this blog and accompanying video, we are going to show you how to vacuum an inground swimming pool. You will need the following items: A vacuum head: https://www.eztestpools.com/po…
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Easy Pool Maintenance for Beginners

Posted by Matt Fichera on Mar 18 2020

Easy Pool Maintenance for Beginners

Here are some easy weekly maintenance tips for a healthy and well functioning swimming pool. Pump Basket / Skimmer Basket Cleaning As part of regular pool maintenance cleani…
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Spa Marvel X10 Water Filter

Posted by Matt Fichera on Mar 16 2020

Spa Marvel X10 Water Filter

Maybe you’ve seen this scenario before? You fill up your spa or pool with water from your well, you throw chlorine in there and the water turns all different kinds of strange colors…
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What are Swimming Pool Backwash Hoses?

Posted by Matt Fichera on Mar 13 2020

What are Swimming Pool Backwash Hoses?

We’ve all been there. We’ve cleaned the pool, hooked up the backwash hose, and ran it all of the way out into the woods. The next thing you know there’s a sprinkler going in the bac…
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What is Keetrol Plus?

Posted by Matt Fichera on Mar 13 2020

What is Keetrol Plus?

I shocked my pool and it turned green! This can be quite puzzling to some people as you start to go over the situation. Your pool is balanced ✔ There is no algae present…
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Radiant Swimming Pools: Why Buy in 2020!

Posted by Matt Fichera on Mar 10 2020

Radiant Swimming Pools: Why Buy in 2020!

National Sales Manager, Tim McDonough from  Radiant Swimming Pools stops into our Plaistow, NH location to speak about why you should choose a Radiant and what's new for 2020!…
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Heat Pump Leak or Simply Condensation?

Posted by Matt Fichera on Mar 6 2020

Heat Pump Leak or Simply Condensation?

It is the first warm summer night and you have just arrived home from work. You’re thinking about a quick dip in the pool with the kids before grilling dinner and relaxing for the evening.…
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15 Best-Selling Fiberglass Pools in New England

Posted by Matt Fichera on Mar 2 2020

15 Best-Selling Fiberglass Pools in New England

A linear fiberglass pool is a timeless choice for your backyard. A true classic shape, elevating your home’s exterior aesthetic with an inground pool design that can be simple and straight-…
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When Should I Replace My Pool's Salt Cell?

Posted by Matt Fichera on Feb 7 2020

When Should I Replace My Pool's Salt Cell?

Salt systems convert normal table salt into pure chlorine and are becoming more and more common in pools. It is very easy to see why, once you understand that a reasonable up-front investment can re…
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Lamotte Waterlink Spin Touch

Posted by Matt Fichera on Feb 6 2020

Lamotte Waterlink Spin Touch

The Ultimate Automated Water Analyzer The  Water Link Spin Touch photometer does all of your pool and spa water testing wherever you need it. Whether in the field or in…
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Pentair IChlor Salt Chlorinator Cells

Posted by Matt Fichera on Feb 5 2020

Pentair IChlor Salt Chlorinator Cells

Pentair’s line of iChlor salt chlorinators are both eco-friendly and efficient ways to sanitize your swimming pool. The iChlor systems provides a steady stream of chlorination for your poo…
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Dolphin W20 Commercial Robotic Pool Cleaner

Posted by Matt Fichera on Jan 22 2020

Dolphin W20 Commercial Robotic Pool Cleaner

Meet Dolphin's low profile, high performance W20 commercial pool cleaner. It's perfect for reflection pools, fountains, and wading pools while being the only commercial pool cleaner on…
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Fiberglass Nebula Pool installation

Posted by Matt Fichera on Jan 22 2020

Fiberglass Nebula Pool installation

Fiberglass pools embrace innovation and create products that are both beautiful to view and exciting to use. If you’re looking to turn your backyard dreams into a reality then fiberglass i…
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AquaCal Heat Pumps

Posted by Matt Fichera on Jan 16 2020

AquaCal Heat Pumps

Why Choose an AquaCal Heat Pump? AquaCal is the largest manufacturer of pool heat pumps in the entire world. They’ve been in business for more than 35 years and have been pioneers while hol…
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How to Manually Clean a D.E. Pool Filter

Posted by Matt Fichera on Jan 16 2020

How to Manually Clean a D.E. Pool Filter

If you want crystal clear pool water, you’ll want to adhere to these best practices in caring for your pool. In this blog and accompanying video, we’re going to work on manually clea…
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Why Buy a Robotic Pool Cleaner?

Posted by Matt Fichera on Jan 14 2020

Why Buy a Robotic Pool Cleaner?

Over the last decade, the pool industry has seen a large increase in the sale of robotic pool cleaners.Why Buy a Robotic Pool Cleaner?You spend less time cleaning your pool and more time enjoy…
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Coverstar Automatic Pool Cover Systems

Posted by Matt Fichera on Jan 10 2020

Coverstar Automatic Pool Cover Systems

Coverstar automatic pool covers are the strongest and most durable pool cover systems on the market today. It’s no secret that having a backyard pool really is the ultimate source of family fun. But…
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How to Clean and Drain Your Spa or Hot Tub

Posted by Matt Fichera on Jan 9 2020

How to Clean and Drain Your Spa or Hot Tub

1. Filter Cartridge The first step in caring for your spa is to locate, remove, and clean the filter cartridge. This is done by removing the floating skimmer weir and taking the cartridge out o…
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Dolphin Oasis Z5i Robotic Pool Cleaner

Posted by Matt Fichera on Jan 6 2020

Dolphin Oasis Z5i Robotic Pool Cleaner

The Dolphin Oasis Z5i provides convenient and complete pool cleaning on-demand. It’s ideal for inground pools up to 50 feet in length and equipped with a dual drive motor allowing f…
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Reducing Fiberglass Pool Maintenance

Posted by Matt Fichera on Jan 6 2020

Reducing Fiberglass Pool Maintenance

Just like owning a car, boat, home, or anything else, there’s always going to be some sort of work involved in maintaining your pool. Keeping a watchful eye and adhering to best practices howe…
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Keeping Your Fiberglass Pool Clean

Posted by Matt Fichera on Jan 6 2020

Keeping Your Fiberglass Pool Clean

Pool ownership can be a balancing act. Learning the best ways to keep your swimming pool clean while leaving plenty of time to actually enjoy it. Fortunately, fiberglass pools are the lowest main…
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Dolphin C7 Commercial Pool Cleaner

Posted by Matt Fichera on Jan 1 2020

Dolphin C7 Commercial Pool Cleaner

The Dolphin C7 commercial pool cleaner is ideal for swimming pools up to 105 feet long. This robot, just like the entire Dolphin C-Series is very easy to use and very easy to mainta…
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Replacing  Hot Tub Jets

Posted by Matt Fichera on Dec 30 2019

Replacing Hot Tub Jets

What is a Spa Jet? For many, the spa jets along with the bubbles, pressure, and massaging actions they create are the best part of enjoying a hot tub. But what really is a spa jet? How do th…
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Dolphin C5 Commercial Pool Cleaner

Posted by Matt Fichera on Dec 30 2019

Dolphin C5 Commercial Pool Cleaner

The Dolphin C5 is set to handle cleaning pools up to 82 feet long and 16 feet wide. It filters an amazing 4,233 gallons of water per hour and has preset cycle times of 4 (quick), 6…
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Dolphin C4 Commercial Pool Cleaner

Posted by Matt Fichera on Dec 27 2019

Dolphin C4 Commercial Pool Cleaner

Dolphin 99991083-C4 Public and private swim centers around the world choose Maytronics commercial robots as they bring over 30 years of pool cleaning experience to the table.…
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Comparing Chlorine Tablets

Posted by Matt Fichera on Dec 27 2019

Comparing Chlorine Tablets

Chlorine tablets allow you to go longer between adding chlorine to the pool. Before the creation of tablets, granular chlorine needed to be added daily. To reduce the amount of time…
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Swimming Pool UV Systems

Posted by Matt Fichera on Dec 27 2019

Swimming Pool UV Systems

Part of owning a swimming pool is the responsibility of keeping it clean so that you and all of your family and friends may enjoy it. Neglecting pool care can hurt the pool’s equipment, and more…
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Dolphin C3 Commercial Pool Cleaner

Posted by Matt Fichera on Dec 19 2019

Dolphin C3 Commercial Pool Cleaner

Please Note That The C3 has been replaced by the Wave 60. This is available for purchase at the link above. Product Code: CCC102328 The C3 delivers hands-off commercial po…
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Do Fiberglass Pools Look Modern?

Posted by Matt Fichera on Dec 19 2019

Do Fiberglass Pools Look Modern?

Years ago, when fiberglass pools were first being developed, their appearance was far from where it is today. Now, decades later, through science, development, time, and a passion for perfecti…
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How Deep Can a Fiberglass Pool Be?

Posted by Matt Fichera on Dec 18 2019

How Deep Can a Fiberglass Pool Be?

In previous decades, fiberglass pools were limited in shape, size, and color. It was typical for them to only be featured in powder blue, and white. These days, there is a wider variety to select…
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Maytronics Robot Power Supplies

Posted by Matt Fichera on Dec 13 2019

Maytronics Robot Power Supplies

Robotic pool cleaners plug into regular household power outlets and have a power supply unit close to the electrical outlet. The power supply is a transformer as it drops the electrical charge fr…
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Lamotte Test Strips

Posted by Matt Fichera on Dec 11 2019

Lamotte Test Strips

E-Z Test Pool Supplies is partnered with  Lamotte to feature their popular test strips for sale online and at all three of our retail locations. Lamotte has been a comm…
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Spa Marvel Water Treatment

Posted by Matt Fichera on Dec 9 2019

Spa Marvel Water Treatment

Spa Marvel delivers worry-free spa treatment without the use of harsh chemicals. The brand is proud to offer completely safe and natural alternatives to traditional hot tub water c…
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The Anchor Universal Pool Step Weight

Posted by Matt Fichera on Dec 9 2019

The Anchor Universal Pool Step Weight

No more floating and swaying of you pool steps. Get in and out of your above ground pool worry free. The  Anchor Universal Step Weight System keeps your above ground poo…
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Dolphin H50 Pool Cleaner With Caddy

Posted by Matt Fichera on Dec 9 2019

Dolphin H50 Pool Cleaner With Caddy

H 50 Model # 99996373-H50 The Dolphin H50 is a great entry level commercial robotic pool cleaner. Intended for businesses who want to save money on maintaining their pools. It…
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Coates Heaters

Posted by Matt Fichera on Dec 5 2019

Coates Heaters

Coates swimming pool and spa/hot tub heaters are well known for the highest in quality and reliability, and have been trusted by pool and spa owners since the 1940s. Offering a wide range in power,…
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Types of Spa/Hot Tub Jets

Posted by Matt Fichera on Dec 4 2019

Types of Spa/Hot Tub Jets

Bathing in a hot tub is surely a great way to enjoy life and to improve your health. Soaking in hot water, with the bubbles set to the right intensity and directed towards body parts that need…
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Borate Pool Treatment

Posted by Matt Fichera on Dec 4 2019

Borate Pool Treatment

Borate products help to keep pool water’s pH within a target range and in turn, prevents scale and corrosion. They are used as algaestats which is a preventative tool stopping algae growth…
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How Long Does a Fiberglass Pool Last?

Posted by Matt Fichera on Dec 4 2019

How Long Does a Fiberglass Pool Last?

Fiberglass pools are highly durable, installed quickly when compared to all other types of inground pools, and require lower levels of maintenance and care than other models. A quality fiberglass…
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Sister Bay - Quality Outdoor Furniture

Posted by Matt Fichera on Nov 29 2019

Sister Bay - Quality Outdoor Furniture

Sister Bay Furniture Co. has acquired Malibu Outdoor Living, the makers of Malibu Furniture which is an already established line of classic products. E-Z Test Pool Supplies has been selling this hig…
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SpaGuard

Posted by Matt Fichera on Nov 22 2019

SpaGuard

SpaGuard helps you take the hassle out of spa care. Spa maintenance is essential and getting rid of bacteria using recommended sanitization practices is one of the keys. Putting a stop to…
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What is Fiber Clear?

Posted by Matt Fichera on Nov 22 2019

What is Fiber Clear?

Fiber Clear is a natural alternative to Diatomaceous Earth helping to maintain a cleaner, clearer, and more vibrant pool or spa appearance while remaining affordable and easy to use…
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Small Fiberglass Pools

Posted by Matt Fichera on Nov 22 2019

Small Fiberglass Pools

Small fiberglass pools help to maximize tight spaces and reduce costs, allowing you to focus on that one thing that you really want…a pool in your own backyard. Typical small pool dimensions…
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Why Shock a Pool?

Posted by Matt Fichera on Nov 20 2019

Why Shock a Pool?

We shock a pool to kill chloramines (the bad chlorine), rejuvenate the water, and return it to its pristine condition. It’s the intentional over-chlorination of the pool water for a…
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EZ Spa Water Care Products

Posted by Matt Fichera on Nov 15 2019

EZ Spa Water Care Products

APi – Pool and Water Care Products, the makers of EZ Spa, offer several other products that can work in conjunction with their sanitizer. They are the following:EZ Spa Start Just like the…
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Aquabot Rapids 1500 Robotic Swimming Pool Cleaner

Posted by Matt Fichera on Nov 15 2019

Aquabot Rapids 1500 Robotic Swimming Pool Cleaner

Robotic In-Ground Pool CleanerThe Rapids 1500 is specially designed to clean residential inground pools of all sizes, shapes, and surfaces. It brushes, vacuums, and micro-filters dirt, debris, and o…
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Aqua Products Rapids 4WD Robotic Cleaner

Posted by Matt Fichera on Nov 15 2019

Aqua Products Rapids 4WD Robotic Cleaner

Robotic Inground Pool CleanerThe Rapids 4WD is designed to clean residential inground swimming pools of all sizes, shapes, and surfaces. It automatically brushes, vacuums, and micro-filters dirt, de…
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EZ Spa - Spa Water Treatment

Posted by Matt Fichera on Nov 14 2019

EZ Spa - Spa Water Treatment

EZ Spa is a product that simplifies the water treatment process in your spa or hot tub. It comes packed with an oxidizer, a clarifying agent, scale inhibitor and water conditioner. …
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When is the Best Season to Use a Spa?

Posted by Matt Fichera on Nov 12 2019

When is the Best Season to Use a Spa?

Are you considering purchasing a spa but you aren’t sure of the best time to use it? Here, we break down the seasonal benefits of enjoying your spa or hot tub all year-round. Winter S…
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StrongTouch - Touchscreen Technology

Posted by Matt Fichera on Nov 8 2019

StrongTouch - Touchscreen Technology

The new StrongTouch panel is the next breakthrough in ease of operation for hot tubs. Its intuitive LCD screen and smart technology make controlling your Strong Spa a breeze.Power The power…
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What is DE? (D.E. Diatomaceous Earth)

Posted by Matt Fichera on Nov 5 2019

What is DE? (D.E. Diatomaceous Earth)

DE is a common term that’s used in the pool industry. If you own a pool you’ve probably heard it used. It’s not uncommon however, to ask the question, “Just what the heck is it exactly?”Diatomaceous…
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Upscale Spa and Hot Tub Comparison

Posted by Matt Fichera on Nov 4 2019

Upscale Spa and Hot Tub Comparison

What are the differences between some major brand's top of the line spa and hot tub models? We've got you covered. We proudly partner with Strong Spas and their top of the line models are a part…
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What is Affirm? - Buy Now and Pay Later!

Posted by Matt Fichera on Nov 1 2019

What is Affirm? - Buy Now and Pay Later!

Affirm is a great new way to pay over time. E-Z Test Pool Supplies has chosen to partner with Affirm as we believe that their business model is one that works for consumers. There’re no late fees an…
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Fiberglass Pool - Sirius

Posted by Matt Fichera on Oct 30 2019

Fiberglass Pool - Sirius

The Sirius fiberglass pool model is a rectangular pool that is a perfect shape for an automatic cover. It has measurements that check in at 12’ wide and 24’ long. The Sirius holds 6,700 gallons of w…
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Fiberglass Pool - Synergy

Posted by Matt Fichera on Oct 30 2019

Fiberglass Pool - Synergy

The Synergy Fiberglass pool sold and installed by E-Z Test Pool Supplies is a member of the freeform family of fiberglass pools. It’s 40’ long and has a width of 16’. It holds 16,000 gallons…
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Fiberglass Pool - Picasso

Posted by Matt Fichera on Oct 29 2019

Fiberglass Pool - Picasso

The Fiberglass Picasso model is an amazing work of art. It is a freeform pool that is on the smaller side as it holds 5,600 gallons and is 3’9” in the shallow end and 5’-4” in the deeper end.…
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Fiberglass Pool - Majesty

Posted by Matt Fichera on Oct 28 2019

Fiberglass Pool - Majesty

The Majesty (formerly known as Polaris) fiberglass model pool is a newer edition to the pool lineup in the past few years. It slots in between the Empress model and the Olympia model in ter…
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Fiberglass Pool - Fiji

Posted by Matt Fichera on Oct 28 2019

Fiberglass Pool - Fiji

The Fiji The Fiji (formerly known as the Calypso) is a Fiberglass pool model sold and installed by E-Z Test Pool Supplies. It measures 15’ wide and 34’ long while holding 12,000 gallons o…
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Fiberglass Pool - Milan

Posted by Matt Fichera on Oct 28 2019

Fiberglass Pool - Milan

The Milan (formerly known as the Ariel) model is the famous Fiberglass Plunge Pool model. These types of pools have been rising in popularity as they allow you to obtain a fiberglass pool…
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Fiberglass Pool - Gravity

Posted by Matt Fichera on Oct 28 2019

Fiberglass Pool - Gravity

So, the Gravity model is a couple steps up from the Hubble and the next size up from the Polaris. If you like the design of the Polaris but desire a pool with more room then the Gravity could…
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Fiberglass Pool - Empress

Posted by Matt Fichera on Oct 25 2019

Fiberglass Pool - Empress

Are you looking for a fiberglass pool that takes full advantage of the space available when you really don’t have a lot of space available? Then the Empress (formerly known as the Hubble) Fibe…
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Fiberglass Pool - Monaco

Posted by Matt Fichera on Oct 24 2019

Fiberglass Pool - Monaco

If you’re  looking for a large pool then the Monaco (formerly the Atlas) pool could be the choice for you. It’s a perfect rectangle and it’s deep holding 21,000 gallons of water. Becaus…
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Will a Spa Add Value to Your Home?

Posted by Matt Fichera on Oct 22 2019

Will a Spa Add Value to Your Home?

It all starts with a vision. An idea to increase your property’s value by taking your outside space to the next level. But can a spa really take you there? Can adding a  Strong Spa to y…
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Maine Woods Pellet Co.

Posted by Matt Fichera on Oct 14 2019

Maine Woods Pellet Co.

Maine Woods Pellet Co. is based in Athens, Maine and has a state-of-the-art production facility on a beautiful 55-acre site which is used strictly for the production wood pellets in a highly efficie…
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Fiberglass Pool - Gemini

Posted by Matt Fichera on Oct 9 2019

Fiberglass Pool - Gemini

Part of the Modern Fusion pool family, the Gemini is one of the most popular fiberglass models offered. Measuring 32 feet in length by 16 feet in width, it’s 3 ft. 9 in. in the sha…
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Fiberglass Pool - Discovery

Posted by Matt Fichera on Oct 8 2019

Fiberglass Pool - Discovery

The Discovery is a kidney shaped pool installed by E-Z Test Pool Supplies. This pool holds 3,750 gallons of water, measures 10’ across by 20’ long and ranges in depth from 3’-2” to 5’ in t…
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Fiber Fuel Wood Bricks

Posted by Matt Fichera on Oct 7 2019

Fiber Fuel Wood Bricks

Fiber Fuel is a wood brick that is environmentally friendly and is used to either replace or complement the standard firewood. Ideal for things like wood stoves, furnaces, and even backyard fire pit…
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Why Are There Bubbles In My Hot Tub?

Posted by Matt Fichera on Oct 1 2019

Why Are There Bubbles In My Hot Tub?

Hot tub more like a Bubble Bath? Your hot tub is supposed to feel warm and leave you relaxed either by yourself, with family, or friends. From small gatherings to large parties, a ho…
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Spa and Hot Tub Financing Explained

Posted by Matt Fichera on Sep 27 2019

Spa and Hot Tub Financing Explained

A new spa is a big investment, and with only a little bit of research you can find a great spa model with the possibility of not having to pay thousands of dollars up front. Spa fin…
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Spa Financing Options

Posted by Matt Fichera on Sep 24 2019

Spa Financing Options

Financing for 48 Months with Approved Credit Through Wells Fargo E-Z Test Pool Supplies is proud to offer financing options that help make the dream of owning a hot tub a reality.…
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Strong Spas - Warranty

Posted by Matt Fichera on Sep 23 2019

Strong Spas - Warranty

Strong Spas Superior Customer Service Strong Spas is one of the most trusted brand names in the entire spa and hot tub industry. Ensuring customer satisfaction is of utmost im…
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Pool Cover Clips - Above Ground

Posted by Matt Fichera on Sep 18 2019

Pool Cover Clips - Above Ground

A typical way to secure an above ground winter cover to your pool is with a cable and a winch. You’ve cleaned the pool and optimized the water, maybe you bought a new cover, and the finishing touch…
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Strong Spas - Summit Series

Posted by Matt Fichera on Sep 16 2019

Strong Spas - Summit Series

Strong Spas has always been known as an innovator and brings ideas, methods, and technology to the forefront of spa design. The company never settles and never stops imagining somet…
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What to Expect With Your Pool Installation

Posted by Matt Fichera on Sep 11 2019

What to Expect With Your Pool Installation

Installing a pool in your backyard is major construction, there’s no way around it. Deciding on a backyard pool is a lifetime investment which involves changes to your yard, some of them temporary a…
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Above Ground Swimming Pool Leaf Net Covers

Posted by Matt Fichera on Sep 10 2019

Above Ground Swimming Pool Leaf Net Covers

Deciduous trees are the ones that lose their leaves every year during the colder months. If you have these types of trees near your pool than it is pretty safe to say that you will…
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Replacing Dolphin / Maytronics Robot Parts

Posted by Matt Fichera on Sep 9 2019

Replacing Dolphin / Maytronics Robot Parts

The mechanical components of a maytronics robotic pool cleaner are easily viewed and quickly accessed by folding the handle of the robot down and turning the vehicle onto its back w…
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​Fall Clean Up for Your Pool

Posted by Matt Fichera on Sep 6 2019

​Fall Clean Up for Your Pool

There are certainly many secrets to how a pool specialist goes about their day. Someone who cleans pools on a regular basis will have a certain routine that they adhere to and get more efficient wit…
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Winter Closing Kits

Posted by Matt Fichera on Sep 5 2019

Winter Closing Kits

When the temperature starts to drop and it’s staying cool during the daylight hours this usually means that pool closing season is fast approaching. Closing a pool by using the suggested m…
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DURA-SHIELD by Strong Spas

Posted by Matt Fichera on Sep 3 2019

DURA-SHIELD by Strong Spas

DURA-SHIELD Strong Spas has a constant desire to innovate and improve which is only eclipsed by their desire to continuously provide quality products. Strong Spa is prou…
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Strong Spas – Elements Series

Posted by Matt Fichera on Aug 30 2019

Strong Spas – Elements Series

Strong Spas is our spa of choice. From an earlier blog, you’ve gotten to see why we’ve chosen to partner with this amazing company. The Elements series is full of brilliant innovation…
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Winter Plugs

Posted by Matt Fichera on Aug 28 2019

Winter Plugs

Product BrochureDuring the pool winterizing process it is very typical to use air to blow out the water lines so that it doesn’t freeze in the pipe, expand it, and break it. After blowing out these…
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Rola-Chem Scumbugs

Posted by Matt Fichera on Aug 20 2019

Rola-Chem Scumbugs

Scumbugs are powerful clarifiers and work extremely well to prevent the formation of ugly looking scum lines on the surface of your water. They aid in improving filtration and are capable of absorbi…
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Liquid Solar Pool Covers

Posted by Matt Fichera on Aug 16 2019

Liquid Solar Pool Covers

Solar pool covers are giant, big, and bulky. They sometimes resemble bubble wrap and are used to trap heat in your pool that comes from the day to day sun. They act like giant blankets that float on…
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Winter Duck Plugs

Posted by Matt Fichera on Aug 15 2019

Winter Duck Plugs

Product Brochure What is a Duck Plug? The fantastic Duck Plug is a great helper during the winterizing process that your swimming pool undergoes and is ideal for pool owners who ha…
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Energy Efficient Infusion V-Fittings

Posted by Matt Fichera on Aug 14 2019

Energy Efficient Infusion V-Fittings

V-Fittings Brochure V-Fittings Flyer V-Fittings Fact-Sheet Infusion Pool Products truly are revolutionizing the movement to “Go Green” within the swimming pool indu…
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Chain Link Fence Accessory Hangers (BS05843)

Posted by E-Z Test Pool Supplies on Aug 2 2019

Chain Link Fence Accessory Hangers (BS05843)

These Chain Link Fence Accessory Hangers fit conveniently into chain link fence mesh and easily create hooks to tidy things up around the pool. Utilize two or more to hang swimming pool poles, clea…
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Safe-T-Zone Pool Winterizing Kit

Posted by E-Z Test Pool Supplies on Aug 2 2019

Safe-T-Zone Pool Winterizing Kit

N. Jonas is a great company. They are the makers of the very popular Enjoy which is a low chlorine disinfecting alternative as well as many other well-known products. Their Sa…
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All About Algae

Posted by E-Z Test Pool Supplies on Jul 29 2019

All About Algae

Algae can be a bothersome and annoying part of owning a pool. Getting rid of it involves doing some homework and finding the source of the problem. Algae can access your swimming po…
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Pool Safety Covers

Posted by E-Z Test Pool Supplies on Jul 24 2019

Pool Safety Covers

In certain areas of the country there comes a time of year when the cookouts come to an end, the sun stops shining quite as bright, the temperatures get colder and the fall and wint…
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Strong Spas

Posted by E-Z Test Pool Supplies on Jul 19 2019

Strong Spas

Your Strong Spas Dealer for Southern NH and the North Shore of MA! E-Z Test Pool Supplies is proud to be an official Strong Spas dealer and to feature them exclusively at all of ou…
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Dolphin M600

Posted by E-Z Test Pool Supplies on Jul 10 2019

Dolphin M600

The M 600 is the most complete robotic pool cleaner that Dolphin has crafted so far. It makes keeping up with the cleanliness of your swimming pool a piece of cake as you spend more…
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What is Chlorine Pool Stabilizer?

Posted by E-Z Test Pool Supplies on Jun 28 2019

What is Chlorine Pool Stabilizer?

During the summer months when the sun is out and the temperatures really start to heat up is when your pool gets the most use and you are happily reminded why you made the decision to install one in…
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Polaris Robotic Pool Cleaners

Posted by E-Z Test Pool Supplies on Jun 21 2019

Polaris Robotic Pool Cleaners

Product Snapshots!We’ve got some great new Polaris robots that are available for in-store purchase only. Polaris has been at it for more than 40 years and is known not just in this country. but thro…
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Ultima S.O.S. and BioGuard Smart Shock

Posted by E-Z Test Pool Supplies on Jun 14 2019

Ultima S.O.S. and BioGuard Smart Shock

Premium ShockIf you don’t understand swimming pool water treatment and you hear, “I’m going to shock the pool” you may immediately think that there is something drastically wrong. The idea quickly…
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Thermo-Wall Pool Insulation

Posted by E-Z Test Pool Supplies on Jun 13 2019

Thermo-Wall Pool Insulation

Thermo-Wall Pool Insulation Thermo-Wall insulation helps retain heat that is typically lost through the walls of your above ground pool especially during cold nights. Your pool heats up durin…
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Solar-Breeze NX2 Automatic Pool Cleaner

Posted by E-Z Test Pool Supplies on Jun 4 2019

Solar-Breeze NX2 Automatic Pool Cleaner

Let the Sun Clean Your Pool! The NX2 by Solar-Breeze is dedicated to bringing solar powered maintenance and eco-friendly pool care to the forefront and making it readily available for consum…
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Sister Bay Furniture

Posted by E-Z Test Pool Supplies on May 30 2019

Sister Bay Furniture

-Luxurious Furniture Takes a Trip Outdoors- Sister Bay Furniture is one of our partners and the makers of high-quality luxurious outdoor furniture. Their beautiful all-weather product…
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What is a Fiberglass Plunge Pool?

Posted by E-Z Test Pool Supplies on May 11 2019

What is a Fiberglass Plunge Pool?

Fiberglass Plunge Pools Have Arrived! Getting a start in upscale hotels, and coming all the way to your home, there is a new phenomenon hitting the backyard leisure scene called…
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Top 5 Best Robotic Pool Cleaners to Buy?

Posted by E-Z Test Pool Supplies on May 3 2019

Top 5 Best Robotic Pool Cleaners to Buy?

What Are The Best Robotic Pool Cleaners? We’ve come a very long way in pool cleaning. Gone are the days of manually scrubbing pools, or even attaching a device to your walls. If you…
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It's Time to Open Your Pool

Posted by E-Z Test Pool Supplies on Apr 23 2019

It's Time to Open Your Pool

Pool season is upon us. As we transition into spring, the temperature will stop fluctuating and those pools will start to open as we inch closer to Memorial Day and the unofficial start to sum…
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Fiberglass Pools Just Make Sense

Posted by E-Z Test Pool Supplies on Mar 14 2019

Fiberglass Pools Just Make Sense

Here Are 8 Reasons Why Fiberglass Pools Just Make Sense... So, you've been dreaming about putting a pool in your yard for some time, and decided to go in-ground, but suddenly you'…
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6 Signs You Need to Replace Your Liner

Posted by E-Z Test Pool Supplies on Nov 20 2018

6 Signs You Need to Replace Your Liner

Remember when your pool was brand new and how beautiful and inviting it was to look at? You were probably really proud of how it looked and even showed it off to your friends.…
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The Dolphin Wave 200XL

Posted by E-Z Test Pool Supplies on Jun 26 2018

The Dolphin Wave 200XL

The Dolphin Wave 200XL – Your Commercial Pool Will Flip Over This Robotic Cleaner! Do you maintain a commercial pool? If you do, I’m sure you are well aware of the many…
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​Start a Revival in Your Swimming Pool!

Posted by E-Z Test Pool Supplies on Feb 12 2018

​Start a Revival in Your Swimming Pool!

Do you like effective, easy to use pool products that actually work as advertised, help you take care of multiple concerns at once all in one application and save you time and aggravation…
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​Variable Speed Above Ground Pool Pumps by Speck

Posted by E-Z Test Pool Supplies on Dec 14 2017

​Variable Speed Above Ground Pool Pumps by Speck

Variable Speed Above Ground Pool Pumps by Speck - Value & VersatilityAre you about to set up a new above ground pool and need to select a pump? Or, is it simply time that you replaced your old, tired…
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Spa Season Off to a Strong Start!

Posted by E-Z Test Pool Supplies on Sep 27 2017

Spa Season Off to a Strong Start!

Spa Season Off to a Strong Start! As cooler temperatures signal the return of "spa season" (as if there's really a time not to enjoy luxurious, therapeutic relaxation!), now is prime time…
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Green Pool – Gotta Be Algae…Right????

Posted by E-Z Test Pool Supplies on Jul 19 2017

Green Pool – Gotta Be Algae…Right????

Green Pool – Gotta Be Algae…Right???? For the most part, when we hear that someone has a green pool, we immediately think of algae. And for the most part we’d be right, but as I learned many y…
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What is a “Good” Free Chlorine level?

Posted by E-Z Test Pool Supplies on Jul 19 2017

What is a “Good” Free Chlorine level?

What is a “ good” free chlorine level? Should I swim in a pool with a “low” free chlorine level? Free chlorine is the most important number to monitor in your swimming pool water. You wa…
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Pool Pump Failure: Common Causes and Prevention

Posted by E-Z Test Pool Supplies on Jul 19 2017

Pool Pump Failure: Common Causes and Prevention

Sooner or later even the best, quality-made equipment will reach the end of its useful life, break and need replacing. Really, when you think about it, any machine that runs 12 hours a day, every d…
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What are Phosphates in Swimming Pool Water?

Posted by E-Z Test Pool Supplies on May 17 2017

What are Phosphates in Swimming Pool Water?

Have an Algae Problem?Your Pool is BalancedYou Shock WeeklyYou Use ChlorineYou Still have Algae?Let’s talk about Phosphates.WHAT ARE PHOSPHATES?Phosphates are food for algae. If you have had persisten…
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Chlorine Tabs & Shock Tips to Keep your Pool Clear

Posted by E-Z Test Pool Supplies on May 17 2017

Chlorine Tabs & Shock Tips to Keep your Pool Clear

- Not all Pool Shock is Created Equal! Read your Labels! A quality chlorine tablet; 99% available and 1% inert qualifies as quality tablet. Always read your label. Generally speaking, one tablet…
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Ideal Chemical Ranges for Your Swimming Pool

Posted by E-Z Test Pool Supplies on May 17 2017

Ideal Chemical Ranges for Your Swimming Pool

Ideal Chemical Ranges for Your Swimming Pool People often ask me, “What’s the big deal with testing and balancing pool water? Does it really matter?” I think sometimes people expec…
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Switching Your Pool from Baquacil to Chlorine

Posted by E-Z Test Pool Supplies on May 17 2017

Switching Your Pool from Baquacil to Chlorine

Switching Your Pool from Baquacil to ChlorineBaquacil, the chemical trade name of a non-chlorine pool system, is a product used by a fairly small percentage of pool owners to sanitize their pools. The…
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How to Heat Up the Pool this Summer!

Posted by E-Z Test Pool Supplies on May 17 2017

How to Heat Up the Pool this Summer!

 If you have a pool with a heater, a heat pump or are just looking to keep your pool warmer, it may be time to consider a using a solar blanket. Especially if you live in the northern half of the…
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Dr. Dryden’s Activate Glass Filter Media

Posted by E-Z Test Pool Supplies on May 17 2017

Dr. Dryden’s Activate Glass Filter Media

Dr. Dryden’s Activate is a glass filter media designed to replace traditional sand in sand filters. Activate, according to the manufacturer, “is made from recycled glass that goes…
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All Shock is Not Created Equal - Part 3: Dichlor

Posted by E-Z Test Pool Supplies on May 16 2017

All Shock is Not Created Equal - Part 3: Dichlor

In our running article on shock let’s discuss another alternative – dichlor. It’s full chemical name is sodium dichloro-s-triazinetrione, but unless you’re a chemist we’ll stick with dichlor! Dichlor…
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Calcium In Your Pool – Does It Matter?

Posted by E-Z Test Pool Supplies on May 15 2017

Calcium In Your Pool – Does It Matter?

If you’ve had your pool for some time now, doubtless you understand the importance of some key chemicals in your pool – namely pH and chlorine (or whatever other choice of sanitizing chemical you u…
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The Importance of pH in Your Pool

Posted by E-Z Test Pool Supplies on May 15 2017

The Importance of pH in Your Pool

In one of our recent blogs on pool chemistry we discussed the role of chemicals in general, the ranges to shoot for, and the reasons for maintaining those ranges. In this week’s blog I’d like to addre…
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The Beauty of Potassium Monopersulfate

Posted by E-Z Test Pool Supplies on May 15 2017

The Beauty of Potassium Monopersulfate

There are some who have turned to potassium monopersulfate (KMPS or MPS) as a means for shocking their pools. KMPS is a non-chlorine oxidizer, whose chemical formula is KHSO5. It is a strong oxidan…
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The 4 Steps to Water Clarity (Step 2 of 4)

Posted by E-Z Test Pool Supplies on May 15 2017

The 4 Steps to Water Clarity (Step 2 of 4)

In our last blog, we addressed the problem of persistent cloudy water that does not respond to normal solutions such as use of clarifiers and other typical chemical solutions. For the most part, persi…
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The 4 Steps to Water Clarity (Step 1 of 4)

Posted by E-Z Test Pool Supplies on May 15 2017

The 4 Steps to Water Clarity (Step 1 of 4)

One of the hallmarks of a well maintained pool is water clarity – the kind of clarity that allows you to spot a quarter in the deep end of the pool…and tell if it’s heads or tails! Water clarity is no…
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Sand Filter Multiport Valve Positions

Posted by E-Z Test Pool Supplies on May 15 2017

Sand Filter Multiport Valve Positions

A close up bird’s eye view of a Hayward Multiport valve -Positions are in ORANGE If you use a sand filter to maintain your above-ground or in-ground pool, you may have noticed that the handle…
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The 4 Steps to Pool Water Clarity (Step 3 of 4)

Posted by E-Z Test Pool Supplies on May 15 2017

The 4 Steps to Pool Water Clarity (Step 3 of 4)

For the last couple of articles we have been taking up the issue of cloudiness in a pool that is persistent and does not respond to clarifiers and other simple solutions. Step 3 is a product fro…
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