While we love rain because it helps our lawn and often cools the temperature, massive rains can reek havoc on a swimming pool. Read more

Not only do you want to vacuum your pool thoroughly after it rains, but it’s something you want to do every week or two during the summer. Wondering how to do it right? David shows you how to vacuum your swimming pool the right way in this video.

This is the Townley Pool and Spa proven method for getting rid of mustard algae in your swimming pool. Most people think it is dirt, dust, sand, or pollen at the bottom, but in fact, it is mustard algae. Follow this “laser guided” path on how to treat mustard algae for a crystal clear pool!

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David’s here again with a new how-to video on how to clean your swimming pool’s salt cell! Great tips for those of you who have salt water pools.

This new video from president, David Townley, discusses the pump basket clean out.

Most of us remember to empty out our skimmer baskets on a regular basis – generally weekly. But, some may forget to clean out their pump basket. It is the last line of defense before debris gets into your impeller, and so we encourage you to check it often. Here’s a video showing you just how to do it!




Our president, David Townley, is here with your third pool care video.

Don’t forget: you want to do this at least once per week during the summer and more often if symptoms present themselves.

Let’s look at how to backwash your sand filter.

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With pollen in the air and a heavy swimming season, this video is a must-watch! Let’s look at how to backwash your sand filter.

Our president, David Townley, is at it again with your second pool care video. Watch as he discusses all the pollen in the air and your Skimmer Sock. Read more

This video is part of our ongoing series on pool care. Our president, David Townley, explains how to shock your pool easily with BioGuard SmartShock.

Destroying organic contaminants* from the environment and bathers is important

Shocking your pool water is a needed step for proper pool maintenance. Shocks or oxidizers chemically destroy organic contaminants, remove combined chlorine and help restore water clarity. This is the second step of the BioGuard 3-Step Pool Care System.

*such as perspiration, suntan lotions, hair sprays, body oils, urine, pet dander, and cosmetics.

smart shock

Isn’t shocking just for when your water has a problem?

No! Shocking should be part of your pool maintenance. While it does help with troubleshooting, when part of a routine it removes contaminants that cause cloudy water and helps keep the water crystal clear and sparkling.

Smart Shock®

This is BioGuard’s best multi-purpose shocks for weekly application!

  • BioGuard’s best to kill bacteria, oxidize, buffer and clarify your water
  • Contains blue algae killing crystals
  • Treat and swim in as soon as 15 minutes