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Swimming and Your Health

Swimming and Your Health Swimming is great exercise and it’s fun! Many of us suffer from sore knees, joints, etc. By working out in water, many of these aches won’t …

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The Importance of Valve Sequencing

After hearing about two separate pump room incidents recently involving plumbing failures due to improper valve sequencing (costing the facilities thousands of dollars), I thought it might be appropriate to suggest …

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National Water Safety Month

Yesterday marked the start of National Water Safety Month. May is National Water Safety Month, with the majority of the world consisting of water; oceans, streams, seas, lakes, etc. and …

What To Do With Cloudy Swimming Pool Water?

Cloudy, hazy, dull – and no, we aren’t talking about Seattle’s weather. We’re talking about cloudy pools. It can happen without warning, one day your pool is perfect, properly balanced …

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Water Conservation Facts

Hello and Happy World Water Day! In honor of this day we bring you our final blog in our random water facts series. Being in the aquatics industry makes water …

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Water in America – More Fun Facts

Welcome to the fifth installment of our Water Series, today’s facts are about water in America. WATER IN AMERICA ============= In a year, the average American residence uses over 100,000 …

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Aquatics Record Management

  We all know it to be true that keeping good records is not only important but is required by law for a few years. Typically between three and five …

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The World and Water Facts

Hello and welcome to the fourth installment of water facts.  We primarily deal with salt water pools but, Eli has rounded up information from all over the web to bring …

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Water Equivalency Facts

Welcome to the second installment of Water Facts.  Water is life or so the saying goes. In this installment of facts we are looking at water equivalency.  We hope you …

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The Scientific Facts About Water

We are going to do occasional blogs on water because we’re fascinated with it.  We hope you enjoy and find these facts as interesting as we did. All life on earth …

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Why Do You Use Pool Chemicals?

Day to day it is my job to help clients find/fix problems, sometimes the problems are electrical, other times they are mechanical, but the problems that are most intriguing are …

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5 Simple Guidelines for Great Water Chemistry

    Water chemistry isn’t simple. In fact, it’s rather complicated. Hard water, soft water, phosphates, chloramines, iron, copper, high pH, low pH, nitrates, sun exposure, ventilation, patronage, filtration…all of …

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LSI, part 3- Practical tips

Welcome to the 3rd and final installment on my chat on LSI. If you’re reading this, thank you for sticking with me!   Let’s talk about some practical steps that …

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Chemistry Controllers Then and Now

Back in the early to mid-90’s, chemistry controllers were seen as high priced items that only the big clubs could afford to purchase and maintain. The last few years have …

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Seasons Greetings from TMI

Another year down and we hope it was a good one for you. If 2014 wasn’t your year, here’s to a new shot in 2015! As always, everyone at TMI …

Happy Holidays!

We at TMI are taking some time to enjoy family, friends, and the delights of the holiday season. We hope you are doing the same and wish you all the …

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The Importance of Valve Sequencing

After hearing about two separate pump room incidents recently involving plumbing failures due to improper valve sequencing (costing the facilities thousands of dollars), I thought it might be appropriate to suggest …

What To Do With Cloudy Swimming Pool Water?

Cloudy, hazy, dull – and no, we aren’t talking about Seattle’s weather. We’re talking about cloudy pools. It can happen without warning, one day your pool is perfect, properly balanced …

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Ed’s Basic Winterizing Tips

When preparing an outdoor pool for winter it is important to start with a clean and balanced pool.  To prevent broken pipes and or equipment due to expansion from freezing.  …

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Pool Maintenance Pro Tips

One of the biggest differences between East and West Coast pools, that I’ve seen anyway, is when the outdoor pool season starts. East coast has a groundhog that bites a …

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LSI, part 3- Practical tips

Welcome to the 3rd and final installment on my chat on LSI. If you’re reading this, thank you for sticking with me!   Let’s talk about some practical steps that …

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Where to Buy Swimming Pool Salt?

  Got Salt? Ideas where to get pure salt for your swimming pool Chlorine generators require salt water to produce chlorine, which means the pool operators require salt in order to …

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