Yearly Archives: 2014

06 Aug

Mustard Algae

With some help from Swim University and our own Robert Sparks, we can tell you what this stuff is and the best way to get rid of it! First things first, identify your attacker. This stuff is most seen in warmer southern areas.  It does not react to chlorine and can even live on your

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19 Jul

What to do when weather hits

  Have no fear! Pool Refs is here! Here are some easy tips to keep your pool looking in tip top shape without having to fully clean it yourself: After a storm it is always a good idea to add a little granular chlorine, otherwise known as shock to the water and run the pump a

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19 Jun

Do It Yourself Leak Test-The Bucket Test

So you’ve noticed that you have to continually add water to your pool to keep the water levels normal.  Is it just evaporation?  Are the kids swimming too hard and knocking a substantial amount of water out of the pool?  Or is it the dreaded word…leak.. Want to see if your pool is leaking before

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25 Mar

Relay for Life 2014

  You may remember our post about Pool Referees involvement in Relay for Life 2014 at John Paul II High School in Plano, TX. To recap what this post said…Relay for Life is a 12 hour walk/fundraiser for the American Cancer Society.  Pool Referees was excited to have their own booth for this May 9th

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