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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.Let’s look at a few reasons why pool owners are buying them:You spend less time cleaning your pool and more time enjoying your pool.Robotic pool cleaners have a low cost of ownership.Most robotic pool cleaners have three-year warranties.They have a low [...]

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Fiberglass vs. Gunite Pools: What’s the Difference?

Below are some differences between fiberglass pools cement (also known as gunite). Fiberglass Pool Advantages: -Low maintenance -Low cost of ownership -Rapid install 3 to 6 weeks -Smooth gelcoat finish, bench seats, and sun decks Fiberglass Pool Disadvantages: -Limited designs available -Most pools offered are non-diving -No wider than 16’ as they need to travel on the road. Fiberglass Pool Installation: -Made in a factory-controlled environment -Area is excavated and [...]

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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 when it comes to the safety and security of children and family pets, no parent or pet owner can have an eye on the backyard [...]

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3 (5-Star) Dolphin Swimming Pool Cleaners Over 1K

E-Z Test Pool Supplies recommends these 3 robotic pools cleaners. They are all top-sellers and here’s why:The Dolphin M600 (5 of 5 Stars) is an automatic pool cleaning robot for inground pools coming with a multi-layer filter and an extra-large top load basket. It cleans the floor, walls, and waterline. It comes with 3 different cleaning cycle times and uses [...]

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How to Clean and Drain Your Spa or Hot Tub

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 of the filter assembly. Let the cartridge drain and then apply a healthy dose of the  Filter Blaster to the surface of the filter and also in between all [...]

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Fiberglass vs. Gunite Pools: Who Gets the Check?

There are definitely differences between fiberglass pools and gunite pools. This blog compares and contrasts the two types and highlights differences. We’ll be discussing different pool qualities across several different categories and answering the question “Who gets the check?”. Customization: Gunite pools are available in any shape you desire. Would you like a dog bone shaped pool? How about swimming [...]

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3 Top-Selling Residential Pool Cleaners From Aqua Products

The Pura 4XT, Rapids 4WD, and Rapids 1500 are residential inground robotic pool cleaners that are available at three different price points. All three are no match for dirt, debris, and pool contaminants. And the best part? All of these robots have full 2-year bumper to bumper warranties.Aquabot Pura 4XT Robotic Swimming Pool Cleaner - AJET1234XT ($349) The Pura 4XT has [...]

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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 maintenance inground pools on the market today. Concrete pools (also called gunite), have surfaces that are porous. What this means is that they have tiny spaces where things [...]

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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 however, will in fact reduce a fiberglass pool’s upkeep time. Invest in an Auto Cover Take a look at where your pool is going to go [...]

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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 for 360 degree turning. This turning ability allows for quick and accurate maneuverability and, in turn, complete cleaning coverage regardless of the shape of the pool. This automatic pool cleaner [...]

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