What to do AFTER heavy rainfall

The Effects of Heavy Rainfall on Pool Water Chemistry and How to Treat the Imbalance Heavy rainfall can significantly impact the chemistry of your swimming pool water. Understanding these effects and knowing how to treat the imbalances is crucial for maintaining a...

What To Do With Your Pool During Freezing Temperatures

FREEZE ALERT!! It’s that time of year.  Freezing weather in the near forecast. Tips on how to get through the FREEZE with minimal to NO issues with your pool equipment and plumbing. Every Cactus Pool Designs built pool comes with built-in freeze protection. Freeze...

CYA – Cyanuric acid (AKA Stabilizer)

What is Cyanuric Acid (CYA)?                              Cyanuric Acid, often referred to as “pool stabilizer” or “sunscreen for chlorine,” is a chemical used in pools to help chlorine last longer. Without CYA, the chlorine in your pool would...