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Selecting an All-In-One FROG Pool Care System

Posted by Makayla Ruth on Nov 3 2022

Selecting an All-In-One FROG Pool Care System

When it comes to FROG all-in-one pool care systems, there are many choices. The three FROG systems we’re going to look into are all capable of providing pools of up to 40,000 gallons with the chlorine…
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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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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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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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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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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…
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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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​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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 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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