How much shock do I need for a pool?

Answer The amount of shock added depends on the chlorine parts per million (PPM) level. After testing the chlorine PPM level, add shock accordingly. For example, if an increase of 1 chlorine PPM is needed... Read More »

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How much chlorine do you need to shock a pool?

Shocking a swimming pool means treating it with a larger than usual amount of an oxidizing chemical like chlorine in order to destroy contaminants, including algae and bacteria. Generally, you must... Read More »

What pool salt chlorinator system is better - polaris which requires some chlorine and shock treatment or the ultrapure turbo shock ozone generators that supposedly do not require any shock ever?

Answer Of the two I would recommend the Polaris system. Don't go for gadgets and feature, go for a simple reliable unit. Polaris will use more dependable, attainable parts.Up to a short time ago I ... Read More »

How Much Shock Should I Put in My 12' by 30' Pool?

Adding shock to a swimming pool will help clear up the water conditions from algae or cloudy water and help maintain the chlorine in the pool. When adding shock to a pool, you must add the correct ... Read More »

How much shock can you put in a pool to clear it up?

You should shock your pool every two weeks. Use one pound of packaged shock, calcium hypochlorite, for every 10,000 gallons of pool water. This should keep it sparkling and clean.References:Jabco P... Read More »