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
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
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 Store Pool Chemicals the Right Way
If you’ve ever read a pool chemical label, you know that it’s important to always store your chemicals in a cool, dry, well-ventilated area. But what you may not know are the more intricate details of safe pool chemical storage.
July 20, 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 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