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What Color Is Your Swimming Pool?: The Guide to Trouble-Free Pool Maintenance
     

What Color Is Your Swimming Pool?: The Guide to Trouble-Free Pool Maintenance

by John O'Keefe, Sarah M. Clarkson (Editor)
 

Forget costly commercial pool maintenance. You can establish your own pool-maintenance routine and save money with sparkling results. With the easy-to-understand information and clear photographs and illustrations in What Color Is Your Swimming Pool? you'll learn about every aspect of pool maintenance including:

• Basic construction of all types of

Overview


Forget costly commercial pool maintenance. You can establish your own pool-maintenance routine and save money with sparkling results. With the easy-to-understand information and clear photographs and illustrations in What Color Is Your Swimming Pool? you'll learn about every aspect of pool maintenance including:

• Basic construction of all types of pools

• Easy, step-by-step cleaning routines

• Basic water chemistry and treatment

• Winterizing and opening

• Making simple repairs

• Selecting and caring for pool components, such as filters, pumps, motors, and heaters

• Caring for hot tubs and spas

• Pool safety

Acclaim for the first edition of What Color Is Your Swimming Pool?

"Pool owners puzzling over the best way to keep the water safe and clear are bound to find enlightenment here."

-- Better Homes & Gardens Remodeling Ideas

"If your swimming pool looks more like the Cuyahoga River after a heavy rain than the Caribbean on a clear, sunny day, this book is for you."

-- Cleveland Plain Dealer

Editorial Reviews

From the Publisher

“Since I had an in-ground swimming pool installed last spring [John] O’Keefe’s book has been my maintenance bible.” –Newsday

“O’Keefe does an excellent job of organizing subjects so that even a pool novice like me can find the solution to a problem.” –Newsday

“O’Keefe provides an excellent glossary, chapters on energy conservation and pool safety, and even a chapter on maintaining hot tubs and spas.” –Newsday

“I’d recommend O’Keefe’s book to both owners of above-ground and in-ground pools, and to those thinking about purchasing a pool.” –Newsday

“…this is a something-for-everyone type of manual.” –Newsday

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780882664804
Publisher:
Storey Books
Publication date:
06/28/1987
Pages:
120

Meet the Author


Alan E. Sanderfoot, author of What Color Is Your Swimming Pool?, is the former editor and associate publisher of AQUA Magazine, the leading trade magazine for the pool and spa industry.

Author John O'Keefe is currently a marine engineer and the former managing editor of Pool & Spa News. His book What Color Is Your Swimming Pool? has received much acclaim from various publications, including Better Homes & Gardens Remodeling Ideas: "Pool owners puzzling over the best way to keep the water safe and clear are bound to find enlightenment here." Additionally, the Star Ledger (Newark, NJ) has said, "If you've got a pool, or there's one in your future, take a look at this book."

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