Pool Sanitizers & Shock
Three Types of Pool Shock: What's the Difference?
Whether you’re a new pool owner or experienced pool professional, it's important to understand the difference between the three main types of pool shock: dichlor, cal-hypo, and chlorine-free. Each of these types of shock has a different purpose in maintaining a clean, safe, and well-sanitized pool.
July 5, 2022
How to Manage Chlorine Demand
Does it seem like you're constantly pouring chlorine in the pool? If Free Available Chlorine levels in your swimming pool are chronically low, or if your water test results seem way off, it's time to investigate further.
June 28, 2022
Is Your Pool Water Safe for Swimming?
Your pool may be free of debris, and the water may look crystal clear, but that doesn't always mean it's safe to swim in. Keep reading to find out if your water is actually swim-ready, or if you’ve got some work to do.
June 21, 2022
How to Lower Chlorine Levels in the Pool
When used in the correct doses, chlorine is a fairly inexpensive part of your pool upkeep routine. Sometimes, however, too much of a good thing can be a bad thing. When chlorine levels get too high, how can you bring them back down again?
April 30, 2022
Best Chlorine: Leslie's 3" Jumbo Tabs
You may be asking yourself, “What’s so great about Leslie’s 3" Jumbo Tabs?” Besides, all stabilized chlorine tablets are the same, right?! Nope, not even close. Here's why.
February 15, 2022
How to Maximize Chlorine Efficiency in Your Pool
There are many reasons someone might want to use less chlorine in their pool. Having to handle fewer chemicals, spending less money on sanitizers, reducing your dependence on chlorine, and mitigating the harsh effects of chloramines are just a few. We have a few tips and tricks to help increase chlorine efficiency in your pool.
May 13, 2021
Chlorine Alternatives for Swimming Pools
Chlorine is the most common sanitizing choice for pool owners, but is it the best? Join us as we look at different alternative sanitizers, such as salt chlorinators, ozone, mineral systems, and more.
May 5, 2021
Mineral Sanitizers for Pools and Spas
You may have heard of people using minerals to sanitize their pool or spa water. But what does that mean, and why all the hype? We’re here to answer some of the most common questions about mineral systems, and help you decide it they're right for you.
February 3, 2021
Dichlor Shock vs. Cal-Hypo Shock
Knowing which shock to use for your pool is important. The most common options are Dichlor Shock and Cal Hypo Shock. Check out their differences to determine which one you should use.
August 4, 2020
Pool Shock Basics
Why, when, and how do you shock a pool? And which pool shock should you use? We'll walk you through the basics and help you understand everything you need to know about pool shock in this helpful post.
March 31, 2020
How to Shock a Pool
Pool owners and pool service professionals shock a pool to “super-chlorinate” the water. Shocking a swimming pool will destroy bacteria, algae and organic waste that regular chlorination may have missed. We'll help you understand how, why, and when to shock a pool.
December 6, 2019