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Dependable Pool Repair in Gilbert, Arizona


Pool Equipment Repair in Gilbert, AZ

When it comes to making swimming pool repairs, it can not only be frustrating but also a bit confusing if you’re not an experienced repairman. Some fixes are simplistic, but others require that you have experience and know-how in order to quickly and effectively make the repairs.

The following information will help you with making pool repairs that involve caulking, cleaners, coping, filters, heaters, plaster, pumps, skimmers, tile, valves, vinyl liners, and underwater lights.

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Perry Pool

Perry Pool

Perry Pool – Located at Perry High School on Queen Creek Road just east of Lindsay Road, Perry Pool is open from Monday through Friday from 1:00 to 4:00 p.m., Saturday from 11:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m., and closed on Sunday. Perry Pool offers several swimming programs, including public swim lessons, private swimming tutoring, aquacise aerobic classes, and youth swimming and diving courses. Pool attractions include diving boards, zero-depth entry pool, a splash pad, tumbling water buckets, shaded ramada areas, plus additional children’s...

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Replacing Swimming Pool Tiles

Replacing Swimming Pool Tiles

At one time, it seemed that just about every swimming pool used the same 6″ x 6″ blue colored tile to line the top of the waterline. In recent years, that old blue tile has been replaced with a wide variety of different colors, shapes, and sizes. It’s important to note that pool tiles are not the same as bathroom tiles, in that tiles made for pools are designed to be resistant to frost, ice damage, and chipping. Pool tiles are great accent pieces used to make a pool look unique, so if you have to replace your pool tile, be...

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Inground Pool Skimmer Installation & Repair

Inground Pool Skimmer Installation & Repair

A swimming pool skimmer is a time-saving device that is designed to attract floating debris into the skimmer basket before it has a chance to sink to the bottom of the pool. A skimmer is a very simple device which works above ground for the most part however there are inground vinyl liner skimmers which fit nicely into a precut hole in the side of the pool. Vinyl liner skimmers have a tab which is used to fasten the unit to the wall of the pool. The faceplate is screwed onto the skimmer, holding the pool liner between the rubber gaskets in...

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Water Pump Repair for Pools & Spas

Water Pump Repair for Pools & Spas

If your swimming pool pump isn’t running properly you may have a suction problem, such as your skimmer or main drain is not functioning properly. Your pool pump is designed to be the heart of your pool circulation system. It’s designed to pump water from one or more such imports, push it through the filter and heater (if you have a pool heater), and then send the water back to the pool. If you have to replace your pump, keep in mind that a bigger pump is not necessarily a better pump. The best advice, is to speak with a pool...

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Swimming Pool Plaster Refinish

Swimming Pool Plaster Refinish

Swimming pool plaster, also referred to as whitecoat or Marcite, is an age-old process used to create a watertight seal underneath the water. Most of the time, pool plaster will last for 20+ years, this of course is under ideal conditions. All pools will slowly lose their plaster surface, it’s just a matter of time before your pool will need a fresh coat of Marcite. If your plaster has shading variations, also known as mottling, you may be seeing surface stains and deposits that let off a grayish hue. Mottling occurs in the large...

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Swimming Pool & Spa Heater Repair

Swimming Pool & Spa Heater Repair

Swimming pool heaters can sometimes be complicated and difficult to repair, meaning that this type of fix may be best left for professional. Some pool heaters are powered by natural gas or LP gas which can be hazardous and even cause an explosion if not handled carefully. If you find that your pool heater will not ignite, there are a few things to check, such as the systems which, the thermostat, making sure the pump is running with clean filters, the gas valve, the pilot light, gas supply valve, plumbing and filter valves, or any type’s...

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Swimming Pool Filters

Swimming Pool Filters

Cartridge swimming pool filters aren’t typically used for underground pools, but are commonly found in many spas and above ground pools. The cartridge filter is an aquatic version of the pleated air cleaner in your automobile designed to capture air particles 25 to 100 microns in size. To remove dirt from the cartridge it’s removed from the tank and hosed down thoroughly from top to bottom with a high pressure hose. Every time you clean your cartridge pool filter its usability is reduced ever so slightly. It is good idea to replace...

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Swimming Pool Coping Repair

Swimming Pool Coping Repair

Swimming pool coping is the capstone for the beam which is used to fill the pool’s edge and bring it up flush with the pool decking. Apple coping comes in pretax concrete with a bulldozed front edge that has been the standard in the industry for many decades. Modern pool designs are also using the bulldozed brick coping in many different colors and textures to give customers more options. Another popular choice for modern swimming pools is to use a flagstone. Arizona’s own Frank Lloyd Wright created the first cantilever deck which...

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Suction Side Cleaners for Your Pool

Suction Side Cleaners for Your Pool

Suction side cleaners are automatic pool cleaners that are designed to automatically run throughout the day. The cleaning head is attached a suction hose that in turn is attached to your pool’s plumbing fixture and sucks out the dirty water to be cleaned by the filter and then returned into the pool. Some pools have more than one suction port, in this case simply attach your suction side cleaner to one of those ports, often there is one port that is designed for skimmer use and another one that is designed for a separate vacuum. When...

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Caulking a Pool’s Expansion Joints

Caulking a Pool’s Expansion Joints

Back in the day just about every pool was built with expansion joints between the coping in the pool deck, which was filled with caulking – an elastomeric sealant – roughly 30 days after the concrete was poured. Your expansion joints are important aspects of the pool’s design and integrity. It’s important to keep debris out of these joints to ensure that you have true separation between the two structures. If the joint fails and the two structures connect, there is a likeliness in the crack will develop, which can even...

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