Touch Up on Your CPR Knowledge, It May Save a Life.


Pool safety is crucial for ensuring you and your family stay safe while enjoying your pool. We all know the importance of CPR, that it can mean the difference between the life and death of a loved one. But how many of us know how to perform it? And if […]

POOL PUMP – Low Suction or No Suction


Customers often contact us worried their pump isn’t working properly or that they have suction issues. Typically pumps either work (at capacity) or stop working all together; occasionally as they get quite old they may not pump as much water as new.



There are a few things you can check. Firstly, […]

Filter Leaking or Cloudy Pool?

Cloudy Pool Water Tips
A swimming pool can go cloudy for many reasons. But here are a few quick checks for you:

Is your pool running long enough? (Should be running around 8 hours per day in summer)
Is there enough Chlorine in your pool? (Minimum 2-3PPM)
Is there enough Stabiliser […]

POOL PUMP ISSUES: Repair or Replace?


The average life of pool equipment is 5-7 years before needing to be replaced. Running for the recommended time of about 8 hours per day for 365 days per year, your pump will run for approximately 3,000 hours each year. So it’s normal for there to be wear and tear […]

POOL SOLAR: Winter Problems


Even in winter you need to think about your pool solar.  OK, you’re not swimming but you still need to maintain the solar pump and rubber solar tubes on your roof, known as the collector.


Most solar controllers will have a winter mode; usually this turns on the solar pump for […]

Cheap Chemicals Can Come at a Cost


Cheap chemicals can lead to a cloudy or out of balance pool or to premature wear that shortens the life of equipment. If you want your pool looking good and your pool equipment to last, it’s worth spending money on good quality chemicals.


This photo shows the residue from a chemical […]

Contact Free Pool Test & Balance Service from Jim’s Pool Care

Self-isolating, can’t get to your local pool shop or shop closed?
Jim’s Pool Care is OPEN FOR BUSINESS and our mobile pool shop technicians are still on the road and servicing pools.

We also have a great new service to help pool owners who like to do a bit of work themselves, but […]

Is it still safe for Jim’s Pool Care to clean my pool? YES


With so much going on in the world we thought we would touch base and YES we can still come out and service your pool.

Jim’s Pool Care technicians have always maintained the highest standards when it comes to pool cleaning health and safety practices. This new pandemic is no exception. […]

Creative Pool Care Solutions

Pool care doesn’t just mean keeping your pool clean, but can also involve keeping your pool safe. Have you ever come home to find wild animals in your pool? Does it worry you when they cannot get out or does it bug you because of the extra cleaning involved? During […]

Wild Weather Affecting Your Pool?


The recent fire events across Australia have been devasting to witness, our thoughts go out to all the firefighters defending our homes and wildlife. Thankfully, some parts of Australia received heavy downfall, however this too has become a flooding issues for many areas. On top of this, parts of Australia […]

Pool Cleaner Near Me


When looking for the best pool cleaner near you, you should also keep an eye out for not only a bargain on price, but the best quality service for your pool. As Australian’s, nothing beats a summer holiday spent by the pool, and what best way to enjoy that time […]

Bushfires and Looking After Pools


The current bush fire emergency taking place across the East Coast of Australia has gained international attention and concern. We are now deploying Firefighters from Canada and the U.S to assist in controlling them and our thoughts go out to those who have lost and become displaced as a result […]