This section contains articles about running a swimming pool. You will find it covers areas such as lighting your pool, the use of chemicals in your pool and maintaining your swimming pool.

23May 2014

In recent years there has been a growing interest in chlorine free swimming pools in the UK. We look at some of the alternatives to chlorine.

26Jan 2013

A pool control panel will let you control all your pool equipment – pump, heating and lighting – from one, intelligent unit.

06Jul 2012

In this article we look at the issues surrounding solar heating for your swimming pool in the UK and discuss the pros and cons of this eco-friendly and renewable energy source.

25May 2012

This year’s drought and hosepipe ban has drawn everyone’s attention to the issue but it makes ecological and financial sense to use as little water as possible running your pool.

03Apr 2012

Seven water companies across south and eastern England are introducing hosepipe bans from Thursday, 5 April 2012. The ban prohibits the topping up of a domestic swimming pool in these areas. This article gives you more information on how it might affect you.

07Mar 2012

Chlorine or Bromine. Which is the best sanitiser for your pool? This article compares chlorine and bromine and looks at the differences between them as pool sanitisers.

14Nov 2011

In this article we will look at the problems caused by high levels of humidity in indoor pools and how climate control can be used to regulate the problem.

10Nov 2011

Draining your pool is a time-consuming, costly and potentially difficult procedure that is best avoided. Before attempting to drain your pool yourself, you should contact a qualified pool service engineer and seek their advice.

12Sep 2011

This article will look at some of the different ways that you could heat your pool and explore some of the advantages of each method.

29May 2011

With a little imagination your swimming pool can be personalized with ambiance pool lighting, helping you to create a serene, outdoor or indoor space. In this article, we’ll take a look at some of the methods of in-ground and above-ground pool lighting currently available to the swimming pool owner.

29May 2011

Keeping your pool safe, clean and fun for you and your family will require you to become familiar with the pool chemicals used to maintain water quality. We give you a rundown on the chemicals used in swimming pools and what you need to know about them.