Calculating Pool Volume

Calculating Pool Volume Before you can determine the correct dosage of any chemical added, it is important to know the volume of water your pool holds. These equations are used to determine your pool volume in gallons. All your measurements are in feet, example: use 12.5’ instead of 12’ 6”. 1. Determine the average depth … Read more

Pool Water Chemistry Definitions

Pool Care

Pool Water Chemistry Definitions Definitions Pool water chemistry is the most misunderstood, yet vital component to overall pool care. Not only does proper water chemistry protect the swimmers using the pool, but it also protects the swimming pool itself. Gas heaters, electrical heat-pumps, filters, and even the vinyl-liner can all suffer severe damage from unbalanced … Read more

Above Ground Pool Cold Climate Care

Above Ground Pool Cold Climate Care

Above Ground Pool Cold Climate Care In almost every climate, some precautions should be taken to winterize your pool. This may mean simply washing off pool equipment and accessories and storing them under cover, or it may mean closing down the pool.  Simple Winterizing   In some climates, you will probably keep your pool filled, continuing … Read more

Above Ground Pool Safety Chemicals

Pool Water Chemistry Definitions

Above Ground Pool Safety Chemicals Pool Chemical Safety Rules Pool chemicals must be handled with great care. Certain precautions must be taken. Fire, explosion, or release of gas can result from misuse.  Read and follow the dosages, directions and precautionary statements on each product label. Keep all pool products away from children. Above Ground Pool … Read more

Winterizing Your Above Ground Swimming Pools

Winterizing Your Above Ground Swimming Pools

Winterizing Your Above Ground Swimming Pools Pool Care in Colder Climates In almost every climate, some precautions should be taken to winterize your pool. This may mean simply washing off pool equipment and accessories and storing them under cover, or it may mean closing down the pool. Simple Winterizing In some climates, you will probably … Read more

Pt 2 Above Ground Pool Problems

Pt 2 Above Ground Pool Problems Above ground pool smell after draining? I drained my 48″ Intex above ground pool. The pool has an awful “sewer” smell. Can anyone recommend a cleaner that would work to remove this smell. I don’t want to store it all winter until I get this problem resolved. A. What … Read more

Pt 3 Above Ground Pools Chemical Types

Pool Water Chemistry Definitions

Pt 3 Above Ground Pools Chemical Types HOW MUCH STABLE CHLORINE IS REQUIRED? – The stabilizing effect does not take place at one with regular use of chlorinated cyanuric acid, unless a conditioner is used with the initial treatment. Without use of conditioner the dosage of stable chlorine will have to be increased to double the … Read more

Commercial Pool Sanitation Standard

CommercialPool Sanitation Standard

.The Commercial Pool Sanitation Standard The first publication of the Model Aquatic Health Code (MAHC) has been completed. A six-year process undertaken by the Centers for Disease Control. Many industry experts to develop the uniform national standard for water quality and Recreational Water Illness (RWI) response.  The CDC states that it is “intended to transform … Read more

Adding Chlorine To Your Pool

Adding Chlorine To Your Pool

You should be  Adding Chlorine To Your Pool if the total alkalinity is at the right level and pH is correct. The amount of chlorine to add depends on the present chlorine level and the type of chlorine used. Refer to the manufacturers instructions for quantity. As discussed previously, chlorine degrades rapidly under the influence … Read more

Cleaning Your Above Ground Pool

Cleaning Your Above Ground Pool

Cleaning Your Above Ground Pool Pollution in pool water comes either from the environment or is carried into the water by the swimmers. Environmental pollution includes dust, leaves, chemical wastes, pollen, spores, bacteria and so on, that are blown into the water by the wind. Swimmers carry other pollutants into the water: sweat, suntan oils, … Read more

Sanitizing Pool Water

Sanitizing Pool Water

Sanitizing Pool Water : Sanitization comes from adding chemicals to your water that are antibacterial in nature. You can choose to use  Chlorine, Baquacil or other methods, such as salt water generators. You mst ve sure that all levels are maintained to ensure healthy water levels The most commonly used method of sanitizing pools is … Read more

Water Levels Chlorine Salt Ion

Pool Wa

Water Levels Chlorine Salt Ion. Pool water follows certain natural laws just like other thing around us.     Sanitizing  as in 1.4 chlorine and 7.4 ph  factor.  The Copper Silver unit or the Salt water generator would maintains the levels. Chlorine based systems – Adding Chemicals to your pool to kill germs and algae spores Salt … Read more