Well, 24 hours a day would be ideal. But there's a better answer to how long to run a pool pump, and it won't make your electric bill skyrocket.
Thinking it might be easier to just fill in your pool than care for it? Don't give up! Pool maintenance isn't painful if you learn a few basic techniques.
A lot of things can happen to keep a pump from working properly, but a lot of those things can be avoided by knowing how to prime a pool pump.
Do you know how to clean a pool filter? Are you sure? Get crystal clear, pristine pool water by keeping any type of filter clean with a few easy methods.
Been a while since you shocked your pool? You're laying out a doormat for algae and other contaminants. Put up a keep out sign with a dose of pool shock.
Next time you buy pool supplies, throw in a few fun pool accessories. Choose some with function, and you can easily justify them as being "necessary."
Keep your pool warm and wallet full. A solar pool cover can save on chemicals, utilities, and water. See our favorite covers in 2023.
No one wants to swim in a dirty, nasty pool! Learn how to clean a swimming pool the right way, and keep it clear, beautiful, and swimmable at all times.
Do you know which hot tub chemicals you need to keep the water balanced? What about when and how to add them? Get a hot tub chemistry education right here.
You must know how to shock your hot tub to keep it clean and sanitary. Have you been doing it right? Or at all? Learn when, why, and how to add spa shock.
You test your water, add chemicals, and clean your spa from time to time. But what else could you be doing to make those maintenance chores even easier?
There are 3 hot tub maintenance tules every owner should follow. Once you learn these rules, our hot tub will always be clean and clear.
Did you find foam in your hot tub? That's no place for a bubble bath. Don't worry. It's easy to get rid of hot tub foam, and even easier to prevent it.
Cloudy spa water isn't just uninviting, it's potentially dangerous. Learn how to fix it fast to get your hot tub clean, clear, and ready to use.