Pool Chemistry

Let’s dive into the deep end of pool chemistry. Here we talk the hard science behind the water chemistry of your swimming pool.

The Pool Chemistry of Cyanuric Acid

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.

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Does column pouring acid really work?

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.

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Do Phosphates Really Matter in Swimming Pools?

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.

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