During this time, many people find themselves staying home more than ever, making their home a sanctuary. So what better way to continue to enjoy and protect your investment than a handful of tips on keeping your mosaic pool tile looking the same as it did the first week you were able to enjoy it.
Did you know? A pH of 7.4 is considered "ideal" when swimming pool water. Ideally, total alkalinity is around 80 to 120 PPM* (*Parts per million)
Clean off and Brush tiles along the waterline. With all mosaic pool tile, the most common area of concern is where water and air expose the tiles, and this is usually the waterline around the pool. Usually, hard water and heat are the causes of calcium deposits on the waterline of a pool.
Don’t forget the Grout The grout between your swimming pool tiles can be prone to algae or calcium buildup. To remove, start by scrubbing the grout with a stiff brush. Keep an eye on areas exposed to the elements such as sun heat and air.
Vacuum, Vacuum, Vacuum You should aim to vacuum your pool at least once a week. Skimming will only remove the leaves and debris that are floating, and most debris that enters a pool floats for 3-4 hours, so vacuuming is critical to keep a pool sufficiently clean.
Water pH Pool water should be tested regularly to make sure it's clean and healthy. The pH scale is a measurement of acidity or alkalinity that runs from 0 to 14. A reading between 7.2 and 7.8 is ideal and means the water is safe to swim in.
Consistency is Key To keep your mosaic pool tile buildup-free, you should establish a good pool maintenance regimen that includes testing your water’s pH and alkalinity levels (you can buy an easy-to-use test kit at your local pool supply store) and brushing your mosaic pool tile regularly.
A pH of 7.4 is considered “ideal” when swimming pool water. Ideally total alkalinity is around 80 to 120 PPM* (*Parts per million)
Make your swimming pool experience even more enjoyable with the added convenience of an in-floor cleaning system. This feature is easy to spot if you look closely – you’ll see it integrated into each step of the pool entrance. And while it may add an extra cost to your overall pool project, the benefits are well worth it.
Incorporating an in-floor cleaning system into your pool design is easier than you might think. Simply reach out to a company that specializes in this type of technology and they will guide you through the process. Whether you’re starting from scratch with a new pool build or looking to retrofit your existing pool, an in-floor cleaning system is an investment that will pay off for years to come.
Have you ever come across a pool that looks just as stunning as the day it was installed, even though it’s been years since it was first put in? The secret to this timeless beauty is regular maintenance. By taking care of your pool and keeping it in top condition, you can ensure that it will always look its best.
Regular maintenance is crucial for keeping your pool looking its best. From cleaning and vacuuming to checking the water chemistry, there are many tasks that need to be performed on a regular basis to keep your pool in top condition. By taking care of these tasks, you can avoid problems before they start and keep your pool looking new for years to come.
One example of a well-maintained pool is one that was installed over 10 years ago but still looks like it was just installed yesterday. This is the result of regular maintenance and attention to detail. By investing in regular maintenance, you can enjoy the same level of timeless beauty for your own pool.