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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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Converting a Salt Pool back to Traditional Chlorine

Converting a Salt Pool back to Traditional Chlorine

This may come as a surprise to some, but not everyone loves salt chlorine generators. Each pool owner has their reasons for not liking salt pools. Some people experience rusting, others have softstone decks, or just don’t like plunking down a few hundred dollars for a replacement cell. No matter what the reason is, these pool owners want the easiest way of converting their pool from saltwater to traditional chlorine, a.k.a. freshwater. (more…)

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