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    Pool Blog
    The Specialty Pool Products blog is the perfect place to find pool expert tips and useful information on everything involving a pool. Whether you own an above ground or inground pool, spa or hot tub, or don’t own a pool at all but are thinking about investing in one, look through the SPP blog to learn what the pool pros and experienced pool owners do to make your pool experience better, safer and more enjoyable.

    SPP is Moving to In The Swim!

    Poolproducts.com - the oldest pool supply website on the planet is retiring. SPP is being absorbed into our parent company In The Swim of West Chicago, and soon our website will be forwarded to InTheSwim.com, where we look forward to serving you!Read Blog

    Above Ground Pool: Perfect Family Gift!

    5 Reasons to give the gift of [pool] water and 5 creative ways to put a pool under the tree! Above Ground Pools are the Perfect Family Gift!Read Blog

    Cloudy Pool After Shock

    Continuing my series on cloudy pool water, today we deal with a cloudy pool after shocking. A common problem that I hear from a lot of people - after shocking the pool turns milky white...Read Blog

    Hot Tub Covers & Year-Round Outdoor Spas - Cover Smart!

    Don't Under-Buy your next spa cover, or it could hit you hard in the wallet with pumping and heating costs. Smart considerations when searching to buy a new hot tub cover - for outdoor, year-round use.Read Blog

    20 Questions about Swimming Pool Heaters

    Pool owners don't just decide to spend a few thousand bucks without first asking a lot of questions. Here's twenty of the most common questions we hear about pool heaters.Read Blog

    Winterize Your Own Inground Pool - Save $7000

    Over a 10 yr period you have saved your self $3500! Open your own pool each spring, and you'll save another $3500 - saving you $7000 in ten years!Read Blog

    High Wind Winter Pool Cover Tips for Above Ground Pools

    In high wind areas, wind whip can occur when winds get underneath an above ground pool cover, and pull it off the edges. This can shred a pool cover in minutes!Read Blog

    How To Prepare Your Site For a New Aboveground Pool

    Choosing the best location in your backyard for an above-ground pool, and how to prep the site, level the ground, and place pavers to support your new pool. With images and diagrams.Read Blog

    Nutgrass Problems in Vinyl Pools

    NUTGRASS! The crazy thing about nutgrass (nutsedge) is the fantastic strength and tenacity in the tiny weed - it can push up through asphalt, concrete, and yes - pool liners.Read Blog

    Keeping Bugs Out of Swimming Pools

    How to establish your swimming pool as a bug-free zone in the neighborhood. If bugs and beetles are filling your baskets, there is help and hope available!Read Blog

    Cloudy Pool Water after Opening

    What to do? You have balanced the pool water, shocked the pool, run the filter for a week and it is still cloudy. We get a lot of calls about cloudy pool water this time of year!Read Blog

    Pool Scale: Remove & Control

    Removing and controlling calcium carbonate pool scale is today's topic. Calcium scale in pools comes from elevated levels of calcium, carbonates (from alkalinity) and high pH. High water temperature just aggravates the situation.Read Blog

    Top 5 Swimming Pool Sand Filter Problems

    Today we look at some common Sand Pool Filter Problems, and how to fix your sand filter troubles with just basic hand tools, and in some cases a few sand filter parts that come in handy...Read Blog

    National Pool Opening Day is Here!

    National Pool Opening Day is the last Saturday in April! If you are wondering when to open the pool, join millions of other people April 27 for National Pool Opening Day, start-up the pool and fire up the grills!Read Blog

    Spring Opening for a Salt Water Pool

    Starting up a salt water pool is similar to opening a regular pool, but there are some distinct differences that should be noted. It starts the same way as every pool opening, and ends nearly the same way - it's a few steps in the middle that require some rethinking.Read Blog

    SPP Blog: Vinyl Swimming Pool Information

    From installing your own pool to spring pool opening, regular maintenance and through pool closing in the fall, the Specialty Pool Products blog is the single place to find the most expert information along with new ideas and tips from experience pool owners. Find step-by-step instructions for many pool management activities like pool closings, pool openings and safety cover installation, or you can simply browse through the hundreds of different pool and spa topics to simply learn more about anything involving your pool or pool area.

    The PoolProducts.com blog is a great place to learn about pool products to make your pool maintenance easier. There are many blog posts about pool chemistry as well, where you can find highly useful information about what chemicals to use, how much to use and when to use them to make your pool safer and clearer with more efficiency and effectiveness. The SPP blog contains a long list of articles that focus solely on pool and spa chemicals, each blog post providing new and fresh information to help make you a better pool, spa or hot tub owner.

    If you own a pool, no matter its size, the Specialty Pool Products swimming pool blog holds a wealth of information to help make your pool maintenance and swimming experience much more enjoyable while saving you some money.