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Kreepy Krauly – A Family Story

A lot of people don’t know this but Kreepy Krauly is a second-generation Western Australian family business started over 40 years ago by Terry Jackson. Kreepy Krauly’s unique cleaning action was pioneered by Ferdinand Chauvier, a South African hydraulics engineer who was seeking a solution to the laborious task of cleaning a swimming pool. (more…)...

Is your pool cleaner staying at one end?

Your Kreepy Krauly has become a member of the family, that actually does his daily chore without complaint. However, after some time, he may have picked up a bad habit like a ‘real’ member of the family and wants to stay down one end of the pool, typically near the skimmer box. Before you start telling him off, there is a SIMPLE fix and a root cause of your problem. My Kreepy Krauly Pool Cleaner Keeps Getting Stuck Just when ...

Cooking meat perfectly, what do you need to know?

Calling all carnivores… We all love a steak cooked on the BBQ, the roast chicken in the oven or maybe those delicious sticky ribs that makes every adult feel like they need to pull out the baby bib. What probably isn’t thought about is, how to get that delicious cut of meat to the perfect temperature to ensure nasty bacteria such as Salmonella, Listeria, Campylobacter and E. coli, that can cause food poisoning, is eliminated. So, avoid the unnecessary tummy ...

Maintain A Clean Pool After Any Storm (Rain & Dust Storm Tips)

When the sky opens and gumboots come out, it may be worth having a look at your pool. After a heavy down pour, the excessive amount of water entering your pool can dilute your chemical balance as well as wash nutrients into your pool, which is superfood for algae. This means you may need to add phosphate removers, flocculants and other chemicals to get your balance back. But what about other types of storms your swimming pool has to weather? ...
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