Protek AK47

Protek AK47

A highly potent product combatting flying insects. Wetable powder contact insecticide packed in a water soluble packaging.  A highly potent product combatting flying insects. Wetable powder contact insecticide packed in a water soluble packaging. Great residual...

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Why is my sand filter not working effectively?

Why is my sand filter not working effectively?

It may be the case that sand has escaped from the filter, debris could be blocking the filter or the sand particles may be coated in calcium. Make sure that your filter is the right size for your pool and that the sand is changed every 2 years.

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What does pH mean?

What does pH mean?

The pH scale measures how acidic or basic a water-based solution is. Lower pH values indicate that a solution is acidic and higher pH values mean that a solution is basic. This is important for your pool, in ensuring the balance between acidity and alkalinity. If your...

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How do I maintain my pool cleaner?

How do I maintain my pool cleaner?

Getting your pool chemistry right is key to ensuring the lifespan of your pool cleaner. When cleaning or backwashing your pool filter, it is a good idea to disconnect the cleaner from the weir. It is also advisable to remove the cleaner from the pool when performing...

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8 Common Pool Maintenance Mistakes

8 Common Pool Maintenance Mistakes

Ever wondered what the biggest pool maintenance mistakes are? Well we’re here to tell you what they are and how to fix them! Owning a swimming pool brings plenty of chances to make pool care mistakes. Luckily mistakes are really just opportunities to learn. Educating...

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Yuck! I’ve got algae in my pool!

Yuck! I’ve got algae in my pool!

Yuck! I’ve got algae in my pool!   Nothing spoils poolside fun in the sun like the presence of algae in your swimming pool. Slipping and sliding is for water slides only and sure doesn’t feel good when it’s because of aquatic organisms photosynthesising and...

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Getting the pH right for your pool

Getting the pH right for your pool

For many of us, the term pH brings back distant memories of school science lessons. But, for pool owners, getting the pH right in your swimming pool needs to be a top pool maintenance priority. In a nutshell, pH is a measure of how acidic or basic a solution is on a...

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How to care for my swimming pool when it rains

How to care for my swimming pool when it rains

How to care for my swimming pool when it rains   In a country where dam levels have dropped to critical lows in recent years, when the skies open and the rain comes pouring down, it’s certainly cause for celebration. But, it’s not all gumboots and dancing in the...

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How do I backwash my swimming pool?

How do I backwash my swimming pool?

How do I backwash my swimming pool?   If you’re looking for a crash course in Pool Maintenance 101, backwashing is most certainly going to be on the curriculum. Backwashing is absolutely essential for swimming pool care and every pool owner simply has to know the...

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Help!!  my pool is Green

Help!! my pool is Green

There’s nothing quite as inviting as a crystal clear swimming pool on a hot summer’s day. But, the invitation gets a whole lot less tempting the minute your pool turns green. It’s every pool owner’s worst nightmare: a blue pool gone green! Fortunately, you don’t have...

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3Sixty Organic Potting Mix

3Sixty Organic Potting Mix

The easiest way to grow beautiful plants! 3Sixty premium organic potting mix is made from premium quality, renewable and sustainable resources. 3Sixty potting mix will maintain peak condition without compaction providing good structure and aeration for strong root...

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Pool Safety

Pool Safety

Swimming Pools are built for fun in the sun but they can also be dangerous. Drowning is one of the leading causes of death amongst children, it is quick and quiet.  This can be prevented by making your pool safe for babies, children and domestic animals. The following...

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Maintaining your pool in winter time

Maintaining your pool in winter time

Winter is slowly approaching. It is important to care for and maintain a swimming pool all year round, regardless of whether the pool is used or not and regardless of the climate, proper maintenance throughout the cold season is essential. Maintaining a swimming pool...

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Transform a small garden patio into a retreat

Transform a small garden patio into a retreat

(Get It September 2019)                                  With the right accessories and plants, even the smallest garden patio can become inviting, private escape. Try these ideas to transform your underused patio into a secluded oasis for lounging and entertaining....

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Koi Pond Filtration Basics

Koi Pond Filtration Basics

Introduction  Successful Koi keeping revolves around maintaining an artificial environment that simulates as closely as possible the natural environment in which Koi are to be found. This is achieved by using filtration to create a natural biological filtration system...

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Tips for choosing the right garden furniture

Tips for choosing the right garden furniture

Your patio and garden areas are important parts of your home, where you can relax and entertain family and friends. In order to make this space as welcoming as possible, it is important to select the right garden furniture which will suit your needs. Here are some...

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DIY garden décor ideas

DIY garden décor ideas

With all the amazing garden décor available from Water Plant, there are so many ways to decorate your garden. However, what about adding to your garden with a little DIY garden décor? These garden décor ideas can be done using rocks and stones, so read on for some...

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