Category: Pool Water

robotic pool cleaner

In the world of pool automation, few things perk up the ears more than the term, ‘robotic pool cleaner’. To some, it inspires imagery of a hot, android pool guy, to others it’s a 1960’s-style robot doing the chores while those who are more informed on such matters will think along the lines of small(ish) […]

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They say of owning a boat that the best day you’ll ever have will be the day you buy it. The next best day will be the day you sell it. While a swimming pool is no boat, the quote will still resonate with many pool owners who recognise that the initial thrill of ownership […]

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Choosing a pool cleaning service can be a task wrought with uncertainty. There are so many options that things get complicated quickly and there’s a temptation to choose the first offering that seems to do the lot. However, this can be a recipe for an unhealthy pool and/or you can end up with some large […]

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A fair number of the pools that we convert to Pooled Energy are green when we arrive. The owners have given up on the unending task of manually keeping the water clear. Combined with a scientific understanding of what makes your pool go green and a bit of practice we’ve perfected our method for fixing green pools.

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Pool automation

There are several ‘levels’ in automating a pool and the first step is to simply decide what you are trying to achieve. Is it more free time? Better quality, healthier water that does not go green? Energy savings? Elimination of dangerous chemicals from around the house, kids and pets? Getting rid of the regular ‘pool […]

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  Keeping a pool clean and comfortable is a technical business! However, pool owners shouldn’t feel worried or intimidated by all the jargon. Here are some common swimming pool terms you should know, what they mean and why they are important.   pH This is the first thing that needs management in a pool! pH […]

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  Why does your pool go green and especially when you want it the most; Christmas, children’s birthday parties, New Year’s Eve and whenever guests come to stay. Not only does a green pool look bad and is a costly hassle to fix, you and the kids could end up with an ear infection! But […]

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So your pool turned green.  Summer strikes again. But never fear!  We can fix this, and make sure it doesn’t happen again! Your pool is constantly bombarded by algae spores and if the conditions are favourable – sunlight, warmth, micronutrients like phosphates, and a lack of sanitizer – they will quickly cause an algal bloom […]

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Are you seeing rust or corrosion on stainless steel components in your swimming pool? What does the manufacturer or the pool shop say? They say it’s the water chemistry, right? Too acid or too alkaline or some costly chemical component they can sell you is missing. Wrong! It’s not the water. It’s not the chemicals. […]

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Camilla’s green pool was a ‘pea soup’ – until the Pooled Energy team, headed by Thomas, came to the rescue. The Pooled Energy system was installed on Monday 29 October 2018 – when Camilla’s green pool looked like this (pictures from Thomas’ cell phone).     By Thursday 1 November 2018 the difference was clear. Camilla’s […]

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