4 all-too common pool pump issues -- and how to check if you need service

You’re not alone!

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As a pool owner, did you realize that pool pump service is one of the top reasons Houstonians call pool maintenance companies?

If you’re having problems with your pool pump, don’t fret – you’re clearly not alone.

Unsure of what’s going on? Let’s walk through how to check your pool pump for red flags.

We’ll start with some common issues.

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Problem No. 1: Loss of prime

“Loss of prime” means that there’s not enough water flowing through the pump.

What causes it?