When a pool is green where do i start with the chemicals?

Answer On One Hand: pH ImbalanceA pool with a pH well below 7.0 needs sodium hypochlorite. For every 2,000 gallons of pool water, a quarter cup of sodium hypochlorite should be added to the water to raise... Read More »

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What chemicals are used to start up a pool while filling?

First off, test the water going into the pool to determine its "native" pH, chlorine level (municipal water usually has trace amounts), its alkalinity (its resistance to swings in the pH), & its ca... Read More »

What should you do if you live in Florida and have an unscreened pool and there are minute reddish insects on the surface that bite and your pool man increased the chemicals but it did nothing?

Answer Those darn pests, Is what they are able to do is cruise the water surface without breaking through, We have a product called bug out which prohibits the bugs from walking on the surface, In ... Read More »

Pool question about in ground pool and adding chemicals?

liquid disperses evenly while pumped; I use tabs in a floating basket, which dissolve slowly.Most shock comes in liquid, I would not use powdered shock as it could bleach the color of the liner.wha... Read More »

Pool Chemicals Vs. Spa Chemicals?

Pools and spas have many of the same needs that have to be met in order to keep them clear and safe for swimmers. The main difference is a matter of temperature and size, with each of those element... Read More »