How much muriatic acid should be put in a pool?

Answer Muriatic acid is added to pools to lower ph, which should be between 7.4 and 7.6. Two-and-a-half to 3 oz. of muriatic acid should be added for every thousand gallons of water for a pool that has a ... Read More »

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How do I add muriatic acid to an above ground pool?

Measurement of Muriatic AcidMeasure 1 1/4 oz. of muriatic acid per 1,000 gallons of pool water into a glass measuring cup. This dose will lower the pH of the swimming pool water from 7.7 or 7.8 pH ... Read More »

Is muriatic acid for pool cleaning?

Pool owners use muriatic acid to lower the pH of the swimming pool, which affects the effectiveness of chlorine for cleaning purposes. Chlorine is not as effective in highly alkaline water.Referenc... Read More »

How do I store muriatic acid with pool chemicals?

Store muriatic acid, also known as hydrochloric acid, in a ventilated, cool storage area that has acid-resistant floors. Ensure that other pool chemicals are properly sealed and at a safe distance ... Read More »

How soon after putting muriatic acid in your swimming pool can you swim?

AnswerOur pool guy comes in the early afternoon/late morning every Monday. I check the pool PH around 5 pm, and the readings are all right I would say five hours? That's our pool, though,... Read More »