New Pool Owners
Congratulations on becoming a pool owner! Learn how to get
the most out of your new pool by keeping it clean and clear.
Opening Your Pool

Sure, filling your pool with water is one of the first steps, but there’s more to it than that. Make sure the water is balanced and stabilized so your dreamy new addition doesn’t become a nightmare. Visit the maintenance portion of our website to learn all of the specifics.

Important areas of focus:

Preparing the Equipment

Preparing the Pool Water

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dog by pool
man skimming pool
Maintenance

Once your pool is up and running, you have to balance the water and follow a maintenance schedule. Don’t worry; it’s not as hard as you think!

You can find detailed instructions in the maintenance portion of our website.

Water Circulation

Water Balance

Water Sanitization

man skimming pool
Testing Your Water

Regularly testing your water is an important part of any maintenance routine. hth® pool care offers easy to use test kits and online or in-store interactive water testing tools to make the process simple and fun.

Important areas of focus:

Using My hth® To Make Testing Easier

test to swim logo
test to swim logo
woman adding shock to pool
Fixing Your Water

After you’ve tested your water, our online tool or an hth® representative in store will help you find the chemicals you need to resolve your water imbalances. Browse the site for information specific to your pool problem. There are written steps as well as how-to videos for the most common pool care problems.

Click here to FIX your pool

woman adding shock to pool
Enjoying Your Pool

The most important element of owning a pool is enjoying it! hth® pool care knows this and regularly provides party ideas, poolside recipes, and more

Click here to ENJOY your pool

girl floating on raft in pool
girl floating on raft in pool
closing a pool
Closing Your Pool

At the end of your pool season, it’s important to take the necessary steps to close down your pool to help maintain your equipment and surfaces in good condition. Closing your pool properly also makes it easier to open it back up next season.

You can find detailed information on closing your pool in the maintenance portion of our website.

Important areas of focus:

Cold or warm climate closing

closing a pool