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Whether you want to learn more about pool care – or you’re simply interested in the latest pool products – the Poolwerx blog has got you covered. Discover expert advice, buying guides, easy-to-follow “how to’s” and the latest Poolwerx news – all here in one handy place.

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5 Tips for pool owners in drought

With water restrictions being enforced in many regions across Australia, we’ve put together our top tips for maintaining your pool’s health during a drought. Our easy guide provides long-term solutions for your pool care while also being water wise.

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Your Next Vacation Could Be Closer Than You Think

With summer just around the corner, have you thought about what you and your family are going to be doing over the holidays? Planning a holiday can be stressful, time-consuming and let’s face it, expensive! But if you have a pool, why not consider a ‘staycation’ for your next break. The idea of a staycation is that, instead of jumping on a plane to a far-off location for your next holiday, you stay home and enjoy all your amenities on your doorstep. This type of holiday has a number of benefits, especially if you have a pool.

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Own a Pool? This tip could save you $750

Did you know your pool pump could be costing you an extra $750 each year? But it is possible to keep your pool parties pumping all summer long, plus save on your electricity bill at the same time. How? It can be as simple as changing your pool pump and Poolwerx makes it even more cost effective with their latest campaign.

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Top 5 tips to fix a green pool

A green pool is the last thing any pool owner wants to see, so why does it happen and how can you turn your pool from green to clean? A pool turns green when there is algae in the water. There are several reasons why algae could grow, but it is most commonly caused by prolonged exposure to the sun, rain and temperature spikes. These factors affect the chemical balance of the pool and result in the pool turning cloudy and/or green. If your pool is looking more green than clean, use our top 5 tips to get your pool back to healthy.

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Top Sun Safety Tips for Summer

When it comes to summer in Australia, sunshine and swimming go hand in hand. But too much sun can be dangerous. Take a look at our top tips below on how you and your family can be sun safe around the pool this summer.

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Things are heating up

With the weather finally starting to warm up again, there’s no better time to jump back in your pool! If you’ve been ‘umming’ and ‘ahhing’ about either getting a pool or even just venturing outside to take off the pool cover, take a look at our top reasons why you should be jumping back into your pool.

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5 Reasons to Use a Pool Cover Year-Round

One of the simplest ways to save money on your pool is to invest in a pool cover. Some pool owners only use their pool cover during the cooler months, but there are plenty of advantages for using them throughout the whole year. See our top money and time saving reasons below.

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Pool costing you more than it should? Expert Advice read Pool costing you more than it should? Did you know your pool can lose more than 10,000 L of water per month, just by evaporation? When your pool water evaporates, not only do you lose water, you also lose the chemicals and salt in the water. This costs you more money and time to fill the pool, and balance its chemistry to keep it healthy. Pool covers prevent evaporation, saving you money on water, salt and chemicals and energy! If you don’t have one already, your pool is probably costing more than it should. Read More
Your Next Vacation Could Be Closer Than You Think Expert Advice 3-4 mins read Your Next Vacation Could Be Closer Than You Think With summer just around the corner, have you thought about what you and your family are going to be doing over the holidays? Planning a holiday can be stressful, time-consuming and let’s face it, expensive! But if you have a pool, why not consider a ‘staycation’ for your next break. The idea of a staycation is that, instead of jumping on a plane to a far-off location for your next holiday, you stay home and enjoy all your amenities on your doorstep. This type of holiday has a number of benefits, especially if you have a pool. Read More