Should you run your swimming pool pump after adding muriatic acid or turn it off and if you turn it off for how long?

Answer Answer If you are adjusting pH, add acid by spreading it around the pool with filter pump ON. Leave pump run for a couple of hours after adding acid. If you attempting to adjust Alkalinity, add aci... Read More »

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Do you turn your pump off to the swimming pool if it is freezing outside?

%REPLIES% Answer Assuming you live in an area where pools are winterized and shut down for winter, I would run filter for 45min - 1 hour per day. Be carefulk not to over sanitize the pool because c... Read More »

Must I turn on the pump to drain my swimming pool?

You should have a professional pool cleaning service come out to walk you through the process. It will cost you a bit more now, but you will be able to do the majority of the work yourself in the ... Read More »

What are the alternatives to using muriatic acid to lower the PH in a swimming pool?

Answer There are 3 principal chemicals for lowering pH: muriatic acid, sodium bisulfate (dry acid) & CO2.If this is a commercial application then CO2 may be a viable source. The sodium bisulfate ... Read More »

Can you use muriatic acid to clean swimming pool filters?

%REPLIES% Answer YES. USE ABOUT TWO PARTS WATER ONE PART ACID. LET THEM SOAK FOR A FEW HOURS THEN RINSE. Answer Muriatic acid can be used to clean filters, HOWEVER there is a proper sequence to cle... Read More »