Rio Grande Valley & South Padre Island Pool Maintenance FAQ’s
At Hamlin Pools, we’re dedicated to providing you with 100-percent customer satisfaction. Below you’ll find the most commonly asked questions regarding pool maintenance. Please click on the + button to reveal the answer and the – button to hide it. We welcome you to contact us if you do not see your question here and want to learn more about Hamlin Pools maintenance.
DO NOT GO BY HP, the criteria for a pool with a single pump running the cleaning system along with the filter and possibly the heater is that you need a pump that products a minimum of 65 gpm at 80 foot of head. On a pool with a booster pump operating the cleaning system you will need 60 gpm at 65 ft of head. If the pool store does not know how to find this information then you are buying from the wrong place!
These unsightly spots are referred to as spot etching. This is common in many plaster finishes along with a variety of other issues. Studies suggest that high CYA or stabilizer levels are part of the cause. Our professional recommendation is to keep CYA with in recommended levels (see “Maintaining Your Pool”) via “Auto Drains” or draining your pool and to keep the pools’ water balanced using the Saturation Index.
In order to provide you with the very best service, we rigorously train our service techs. You can learn more about them here. All techs are trained in basic pool care and water balance, and then each one specializes in specific areas. This is how we provide you with the most highly-qualified pool professionals in the Rio Grande Valley.