Test The Salt Level Of A Pool

How To Test The Salt Level Of A Pool

Hey pool owners, it’s Rob with INYOPools. Today, we’re going to show you how to check the salt level with test strips. Now, some people might go just by the salt level on their salt system but that’s not always the most accurate method, especially if you’re trying to recalibrate it. 

We will be using this AquaChek Pool Salt Test Strips to assess our salinity level. These are a little different than your normal test strips where the other test strips you would just swipe it in the water and then compare the results. Let’s go through the steps, follow along with the video.

 

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Bad Pool Chemical Combinations

Pool chemistry can be one of the most confusing aspects of owning a swimming pool. Identifying which chemicals to add, how much, and in what order can be mind-boggling (let alone trying to resolve bad pool chemical combinations). Still, there are a few bad pool chemical combinations that pool owners should absolutely stay away from.

Additionally, there are chemicals you will need to add separately. In short, adding chemicals is a risky business, especially if you are a new pool owner.

In this article, we hope to shed light on bad chemical combinations and how to avoid making a mess in your pool.  (more…)

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How to Break Chlorine Lock

Chlorine is your pool’s immune system, without it, your pool would become ill, wretched and die. OK, that was a little overdramatic, but without chlorine, your pool would turn green, scummy, and become your very own backyard mosquito hatchery. And for this reason, we must keep our chlorine in check.

But what happens if your chlorine is “too” in check? By that, I mean too much cyanuric acid (CYA), and not enough chlorine. (more…)

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