Above-Ground Pools: Big Box Stores vs Specialty Stores

If you’re in the market for an above-ground pool, you know that there’s a lot of options. It can be hard to decipher what’s best for you, your family, and your wallet. Big box stores such as Walmart and Home Depot offer extremely low prices, but at what cost? We’re here to tell you the … Read More

How Your Pool’s Water Stays Clean

Believe it or not, your chlorine pool has not one, but six means of keeping its water clean. The first two methods involve filters. Whereas, the next four are readily-available chemicals. Your pools first defense with staying clean is its skimmer basket. This plastic basket has woven walls and sits inside of your pool’s skimmer; … Read More

“Stabilization” for Pools Explained

Keeping your pool water sanitized is #1 on the list for maintaining a clean and safe pool. Not too far behind or maybe neck and neck on the list with keeping your pool sanitized with chlorine is stabilizing your water. To make this as simple as possible, when our pools are open and in use, … Read More

Which Pool Chemicals Do I Need?

“What chemicals should I add to my pool?”, you may ask. There are many different types of chemicals and chemical systems you could add to your pool. When choosing a chemical system, it is important that all of the chemicals are keeping your pool clean, balanced, and comfortable for summer! Regardless of the types of … Read More

How to Maintain a Swimming Pool

Having a pool during the summer months can be the perfect backyard getaway and party spot with friends and family. With any pool, keeping the water clear and safe requires regular maintenance and attention. Having correctly balanced water in your pool is essential to keeping your water safe, clear, and clean. To be more specific, … Read More

Sand vs Glass Pool Filters

Sand: Filter sand has always been the go to filter for quite some time. It gets the job done when it comes to filtering your pool. The most common type of sand is 20-grade silica sand, meaning this type of sand can filter particles as small as 20 microns. Sand has jagged edges that are … Read More

Common Salt Water Pool Questions

How much salt is added to a saltwater pool? Of course, the size of your pool will determine how much salt you will be adding. However, the ideal range for your salt concentration in a pool is around 2,700-3,200 ppm. Do I add the entire recommended amount of salt into my pool at one time? … Read More

Converting a Chlorine Pool to a Salt Water System

Interested in converting your chlorine pool to a saltwater pool? To start, you should know that a saltwater pool is essentially a chlorine pool. A chlorine pool requires you to physically add the needed amount of chlorine to your pool, daily or weekly. In comparison, a saltwater pool has a chlorine generator that produces and … Read More

Dolcevita Diva

To some, “Above ground pool” renders images of a tacky, flimsy, big-box store, eyesore that holds stagnant water. Contrarily, Splash Pools invented the “Dolcevita DIVA”. The DIVA is a contemporary masterpiece which stands with beauty, luxury, and its own filtration system. First of its kind, the Dolcevita DIVA has a maintenance-free faux wicker. Is it … Read More

How to Treat Mustard Algae

Since you are here reading about how to treat mustard algae, you have probably experienced a chlorine demand due to the existing mustard algae in your pool. That being said, it is important to maintain a strong and for that matter, higher than normal chlorine level. Filling your skimmer basket or floater with your maintenance … Read More