Chemicals

Chemicals

Keep your water balanced

At times, adding chemicals to your pool can be bewildering and frustrating. It doesn’t have to be, though. Armed with a little knowledge of your pool type, equipment and location you should be able to find the right chemicals and dosages for your pool. After that it’s as simple as keeping a regular pool maintenance schedule to keep your water in balance and sanitized.


Dealing with Scaling and Staining

Dealing with Scaling and Staining

Unsightly scale build-up or staining can ruin an otherwise good-looking pool. Scaling occurs when calcium deposits are left on pool surfaces after water has evaporated. This develops a line of white...

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Using Leslie Maintenance Chemicals

Using Leslie Maintenance Chemicals

Leslie’s sells many products that aid your pool in ways that can’t always be shown on a water test. Chemicals such as Leslie’s Algae Control, Ultra Bright, and PHOSfree provide many benefits to your...

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Using Conditioner in Your Pool

Using Conditioner in Your Pool

Not only will chlorine burn off when sanitizing water, but it can also be dissipated by the sun’s UV rays if not protected. This protection is from cyanuric acid (CYA) in your pool that is provided...

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Sanitizing Methods

Sanitizing Methods

Just as there are different types of pool shock, there are various types of chemicals that are available in order to maintain the chlorine level in your pool. Using chlorine tablets, a salt chlorinator...

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Incompatible Pool Chemicals

Incompatible Pool Chemicals

When adding chemicals to your pool, it is important to avoid adding certain chemicals with others that may have negative reactions in the pool. When introducing any chemicals into the water, use...

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Choosing the Right Pool Shock

Choosing the Right Pool Shock

The amount of pool chemicals on the market can be overwhelming at times. Sanitizing your pool, for example, can be especially confusing. There are many products available, most of which have a...

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