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Swimming Pool Maintenance- Interesting facts and cleaning tips

TIPS FOR EASY SWIMMING POOL MAINTENANCE FUN SWIMMING FACTS! 作 大 < An Olympic-sized swimming pool holds 700,000-850,000 gallons of water. An hour of swimming can burn up to 650 calories- more than walking, jogging, or biking. Benjamin Franklin invented swim fins- except they were attached to the hands instead of the feet. 1896 was the first year that swimming became an Olympic event The World's largest pool at the San Alfonso Del Mar resort in Chile holds 66 million gallons of water, and is big enough to sail boats on! 1910 saw the first swimming pool filtration system. The first known Swimming races took place in Japan in the year 36 B.C. There are approximately 10 million swimming pools in the U.S. HOW TO KEEP YOUR POOL CLEAN AND CLEAR TEST THE WATER • A simple water testing kit allows you to see your water's chlorine and pH levels. • Based on these levels, you'll know how much of which chemicals your pool needs. ... SKIM THE POOL'S SURFACE • Plants, bugs, and other debris can accumulate on the surface of the water. • Skim your pool at least twice a week to keep your pool clean. KEEP THE BOTTOM OF THE POOL CLEAN • Dirt and debris can gather on your pool's floor. • You can use a handheld vacuum or a vacuum with automatic settings to remov accumulated dirt and debris. CLEAN OUT THE SKIMMER • Leaves, bugs, and hair may get trapped in the skimmer basket. • Clean it out every other day so that it is able to trap more debris and does not get overfullI. KEEP A COVER ON THE POOL • In the off-season, put a cover on your pool to minimize the buildup of dirt. • Using a solar blanket will make the water warmer for swimming sooner in the season, and keep evaporation to a minimum. HIRE A POOL MAINTENANCE SERVICE • If you don't have time to maintain your pool, let the professionals do it for you. • They will have all of the necessary equipment and chemicals to keep your pool sparkling. Infographic provided by: Paradise POOLS AND SPAS Sources: million-gallons-cost-1billion-build.html /

Swimming Pool Maintenance- Interesting facts and cleaning tips

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A swimming pool provides hours of amusement to people and makes it easier for them to stay fit and healthy. Spending time in the pool is a great way to relax and unwind. When it comes to swimming pool...






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