Broken Pool Pump: Replace or Repair?

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Your pool pump is literally the heart of your pool! It’s the one in charge of circulating your water, ensuring that all pool chemicals are ...
The Only Pool Pump Troubleshooting Guide You’ll Need

The Only Pool Pump Troubleshooting Guide You’ll Need

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A pool pump, no matter what brand it is, will eventually run into trouble because of the combination of heat, vibration, and moisture. These...
Why do my pump capacitors keep failing?

Why do my pump capacitors keep failing?

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We’ve recently had a surge (pun intended) of customers asking for replacement capacitors for their pool pumps. We figured that we’ll put up ...

Is it better to run the pool pump during the day or night?

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With all of the advice floating around on the internet on when is the best time to run your pool pump, it can get confusing on which advice ...
How to Replace Pool Pump Bearings

How to Replace Pool Pump Bearings

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Is your pump starting to rattle, vibrate or make rumbling noises? These are all signs that you may need a bearing replacement as soon as pos...
How to replace a mechanical seal on your pool pump

How to replace a mechanical seal on your pool pump

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One of the most common questions we get through the phone or through email is how to fix a leaky pump. The answer to that will of course dep...
What is pool pump surge and how do you fix it?

What is pool pump surge and how do you fix it?

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Pool pump surge or pulsing is easy to identify just by listening to it. People can immediately tell that something isn’t right the first tim...

Standard Pool Pumps VS ECO Pool Pumps, by the Numbers

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We’ve always talked about ECO pool pumps and how they can save you money in the long run, but how efficient are they in reality? We’ve crunc...

Mr Pool Man’s Top Three Standard Pool Pumps

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With all the choices out there, choosing a brand new or a replacement pool pump can be a daunting task. Trust us, we get dozens (some...
Can I replace a 1hp pool pump with a 1.5HP?

Can I replace a 1hp pool pump with a 1.5HP?

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The simple answer? Yes. You can, but what’s more important to answer is do your really NEED to change your pump to one with a higher horsepo...

How do pool pumps work?

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As we mentioned in our other blog post, the pool pump is the heart of your pool. It just sits there quietly (or if you have an older model,...

What are the parts of a pool pump?

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If you’ve ever taken a pool pump apart by yourself or watched someone take one apart for maintenance, you would have noticed that it looks ...

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