frequently asked questions
List of swimming pool and spa terminology.
What is PPM?
Chlorine residual are usually descirbed in parts per million(ppm). Between 1 and 3ppm is ideal.
What is pH?
This is the term used to indicate wheter the water scale is forming or acidic. It uses a scale of 0 – 14 where is neutral 7.4 is ideal for pools.
Refers to raising the chlorine levels usually to 10ppm to fight algae or other water problems.
To test pool water you will need 3 in 1 test strips to check for chlorine levels, pH and alkalinity. Please ensure that you test pool water regularly.
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Common pool problems and solutions
common problems and solutions with swimming pools.
Swimming pool problem solving
Cloudy Pool Water
Poor or inadequate filtration.
Clean the filter with cartridge cleaner Use pool clarifier to make the water clear. Increase the filter run time.
Cloudy Pool Water After Shock Dose
The reason why you should shock dose your spa or pool is because of algae. It important for you to pre-dissolve shock granules before adding to your spa or pool water. That way you can avoid cloudy water. Another cause of cloudy water might be large amount of algae in the spa water.
The clody water will eventually go away just keep the pump filter on
Green Pool Water
Greasy Pool Walls or Floor
How Can I Remove Algae From My Swimming Pool?
If you have got algae problem and wanting to get rid of it. First you need to establish where it is entering your pool. There is multiple possibilies like you pool is placed underneath a tree, with rain, wind or just by using it.
Find out more: pool algaecide