Pool Sanitizers & Shock
3 Steps to a Healthy Pool: Sanitize, Shock, Prevent
In addition to routine water testing and balancing, pool cleaning, and adequate circulation and filtration, it’s important for pool owners to understand the importance of keeping your water free of germs and algae with three simple steps: Sanitize, Shock, and Prevent.
April 15, 2023
Pool Water Contamination: Your Guide to Pool Sanitation and Hygiene
Did someone have an "accident" in the pool? Don't drain the water just yet! Proper water balance and sanitization can get your pool back in top shape.
April 4, 2023
Pool Chemical Safety and Mandatory EPA Labeling: What You Need to Know
Some of the chlorine tablets, pool shock, and algaecides sold in online marketplaces aren’t approved by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). Without that mandatory EPA-approved label, it’s not a product anyone should be handling, let alone putting in their pools.
March 15, 2023
Liquid Chlorine vs. Tablets: Which is Best for Pool Water?
Both liquid chlorine and compressed chlorine tablets can effectively kill bacteria and control algae in your pool. But which one is BEST? Great question! Let’s take a closer look.
October 13, 2022
The Benefits of Non-Chlorine Pool Shock
If you’re looking to improve chlorine performance and make your pool water sparkle, non-chlorine shock (also known as chlorine-free shock) might be the answer. In this article, we'll go over everything you need to know about non-chlorine shock, as well as when to use it in place of traditional chlorine-based shock.
October 9, 2022
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