Adding salt to your swimming pool is fairly straight-forward. However, calculating how much salt to add can complicate things. What you need is a swimming pool salt calculator.
Usually, there are two reasons why you would need to add salt to your pool. Either your salt chlorine generator alerted you that your pool was low in salt or you recently drained your pool, for whatever reason. Whether you’re adding salt to your swimming pool or diluting it, knowing how much salt to add back into the water is crucial to balancing your pool.
Let’s take a look at how pool owners can determine when their salt is low and how they can calculate how much salt to add. (more…)
Do you know what Proposition 65 is and how it affects your swimming pool?
Although Proposition 65 originally passed in 1986, due to recent revisions, pool owners in California will begin to see more warning labels on pool chemicals and products. In short, Prop 65 requires businesses to provide warnings to Californians about significant exposure to chemicals that may cause cancer, birth defects, or other reproductive harm. Much like Title 20, Proposition 65 only affects pool owners who reside in California. So, if you’ve never heard of Prop 65 and don’t live in the Golden State, don’t worry.
However, pool owners in California should be aware of Proposition 65 and how it affects your swimming pool. (more…)