When we get a support question, we usually start with “where’s your pool’s Alkalinity level?” That’s because this often misunderstood pool parameter is the most important factor in your water chemistry.
Is Cyanuric acid both a blessing and a curse? It helps stabilize chlorine so it burns more slowly, but too much is thought to reduce the efficacy of your sanitizer. Or does it? Here we break down the science behind one of the most misunderstood chemical compounds in swimming pools.
When you service pools, you’re constantly looking for tricks and hacks to save time and money. One trick that’s circulating among pool professionals is “column” pouring to save on time and balancers. Here we pick apart the claim with the science to determine if it’s real or just a poolguy fairy tail.
Found a blemish on your swimming pool surface and not sure what it is? Stains can be one of the most frustrating pool problems you’ll run into. In this ultimate guide we give you the complete breakdown of pool stains and how to get rid of them.
In this Ultimate Guide on pool care, we are going to go over the 10 essential weekly pool maintenance to-do items that keep your swimming pool water clean.
Have something growing in your swimming pool, but not sure what it is? In this Ultimate Guide we break down all the different types of algae, bacteria and fungus you may find in your pool, and point you in the right direction of getting rid of it.
With the current Coronavirus pandemic, we are all concerned about minimizing our exposure and spread of Covid19. Many states have issued shelter-in-place or stay-at-home orders. Now that we are stuck in our home, we’re looking for ways to stay active – including going for a swim. But considering the outbreak, are swimming pools safe from Coronavirus? Let’s break down what we know.
There is debate in the industry regarding how important phosphate levels are in pools. One side says using phosphate removers is an integral part of maintaining an algae free pool, while the other says it’s a total waste of money. In this article we break down the science to give you an answer.