Category Archives: Advice

Salt vs Chlorine Pool

Ever wondered what the differences are between a salt and chlorine pool? BioGuard explain in the short video below. https://www.poolcareltd.nz/wp-content/uploads/2023/10/Salt-vs-Chlorine-Pool.mp4
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How To Remove Fine Dust Particles

Watch this short informative video from BioGuard on How To Remove Fine Dust Particles. If you have any questions or need any help, please contact us on 07 575 8471 or email: accounts@poolcareltd.nz   https://www.poolcareltd.nz/wp-content/uploads/2023/10/Remove-fine-dust-particles.mp4
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How To Clean A Cartridge Filter and Why Is It Important?

Cleaning a cartridge filter is an important maintenance task to keep your pool water clear and free from debris. Here's a general guide on how to clean a cartridge filter: 1. Turn off the Pump: Before starting the cleaning process, turn off the pool pump to ensure your safety and prevent any water flow through…
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Get Your Pool Summer Ready

To make the most of your pool in summer, it’s essential that you keep your maintenance program on track. Regular treatment and maintenance will ensure your pool performs at its peak during the weeks of scorching hot weather. If you are interested in receiving a personalised treatment plan, head into your Poolcare Ltd 54A Hewletts…
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Help My Pool is Green, what can I do?

Do you have a problem with a green pool? This is a result of an algae bloom and bacteria in the water leaving an unsafe pool for swimming. This growth can be due to any of the following reasons. Improper Filtration The filter system is responsible for removing debris including algae from the pool. There…
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How a Robotic Cleaner Can Help Save You Time

Swimming pool cleaning technologies has come a long way since the introduction of suction cleaners. Most modern robotic cleaners clean the walls and floor of your pool while collecting the debris in an internal skimmer basket. This means that they can run independently to your pool pump. They are also energy efficient devices that help…
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Keep the ducks out the pool

They might be cute and cuddly, but when it comes to pool maintenance – ducks are yuck. So, waddle be the best practice for not only getting them out of your pool, but deterring them completely? BioGuard AlgiGuard As a quat-based algaecide that lowers the surface tension to help repel ducks and insects, AlgiGuard is hugely…
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The After-Party Spa Clean…

It’s time to make your spa the focal point and throw a party! However, spa parties can result in a dirty spa… So – with a big clean up on the cards – what’s the most efficient way to tackle a filthy spa head on with some effective spa cleaning? The Pre-Party Foremost, it’s important…
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Why Water Testing Matters?

It can be tempting to skip testing your pool water, but we cannot stress its importance enough. Water testing is essential in protecting not only your investment, but also your family’s health and enjoyment. Water testing is the first step in ensuring your pool is perfectly balanced. A balanced pool protects your pool equipment, your…
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Your Filter and how to Backwash

Your Filter and how to Backwash There are two parts to a pool filter, the tank and the control handle which is called the Multi-Port Valve (MPV) the tank holds the media commonly sand or glass which filters the pool water. During filtration, the pool water is circulated from the pool and through the filter,…
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