Pool Water Balance Tips
How to Balance pH Levels in a Pool
A high or low pH level can lead to costly pool damages, unsanitary water, and a generally uncomfortable swimming experience. Here's what you need to know about balancing the pH in your pool.
January 19, 2023
How to Balance Salt Levels in a Pool
Salt is the life source for saltwater pools, and properly balancing the salt levels in your saltwater pool is crucial to maintaining a clean and healthy pool.
September 2, 2022
How to Manage Total Dissolved Solids in a Pool
In this post, we will discuss what Total Dissolved Solids are, how they affect your pool's health, and how to properly manage them.
August 31, 2022
How to Manage Phosphates in a Pool
Phosphates can lead to gigantic pool issues, so knowing how to manage them is vital. In this post, we will discuss how phosphates end up in your pool, and how to get rid of them to keep your pool clean and healthy.
August 20, 2022
How to Manage Metals in a Pool
The presence of metals in your pool water is inevitable, and in small quantities, it's not a problem. As long as the metal content is below 0.2 ppm (parts per million), you're in the clear.
August 20, 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 Balance Cyanuric Acid in a Pool
If you're unfamiliar with Cyanuric Acid, think of it like chlorine's bodyguard. Also known as a pool water "stabilizer" or "conditioner," Cyanuric Acid's main job is to stabilize and protect the chlorine in your water.
June 3, 2022
How to Balance Calcium Hardness in a Pool
Just like pH and Total Alkalinity, your pool's Calcium Hardness level needs to be within a certain range to keep your pool healthy. If levels get too high or too low, your pool and pool equipment can suffer damage. Here's how to manage Calcium Hardness in your pool.
May 28, 2022
How to Balance Total Alkalinity in a Pool
You've just finished testing the balance of your pool water, and realized your Total Alkalinity levels are out of range. But why is Total Alkalinity important for a healthy pool? What is it, and how can you get it back in proper balance?
May 7, 2022
How to Get Rid of Foamy Pool Water
While a foamy pool might look fun — like a bubble bath — it's actually a cause for concern. But don’t fret. If you're currently dealing with foamy pool water, there are several ways to remedy the inconvenience.
May 3, 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