Get the most out of your backyard pool this summer with these basic pool care tips.

    • Skim Daily

Even if you don’t get to swim in your pool daily, it should be skimmed every single day. Skimming (and, bonus, vacuuming) remove debris like sand, insects, leaves, and hapless small animals like lizards that fall into your pool. Skimming prevents daily “junk” from clogging up your filter and pump. If you’re going to be away for a few days and don’t have anyone to use and maintain your pool, then keep it covered with a secure cover. … Continue reading