Category: Chemistry

October 16, 2022
What Happens if There Is Too Much Salt in Your Pool?

Saltwater pools are increasingly becoming a perfect medium of bridging swimming in the sea/ocean and drawing a salt bath at home. In addition to its easy maintenance, a saltwater pool offers an avalanche of beauty and health benefits. It warrants the superb body exercise you’d achieve while swimming and affords you the revitalizing mental and […]

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October 16, 2022
Understanding Pool Algaecide – What Is It?

You might know how it feels to gaze outside at your pool and have an off-putting green coating dampen your moment of pride. Algae is ugly and often unhealthy, releasing toxins into pool water that can cause harm to people and pets. Controlling algae isn't difficult, and that's where pool algaecide comes into play. Pool […]

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October 16, 2022
How To Get Rid of Slime at the Bottom of the Pool

When individuals think about having a swimming pool, they rarely think about the level of maintenance needed to keep the pool in good condition. If neglected, as a pool owner, you may notice some slimy streaks on the pool’s waterline and mucous substances forming at the sides and bottom of the pool. If this happens, […]

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June 26, 2022
Different Types of Pool Chlorine Sanitizers

Chlorine is the most popular chemical used to sanitize pool water. It helps keep the water clean, fresh, and away from algae and other microorganisms. Simply put, the chemical is the first line of defense against viruses and germs in the swimming pool water.  However, selecting the suitable sanitizer for your pool depends on your […]

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June 19, 2022
Pool Is Still Green After Shocking

It's not uncommon for pool owners to see their swimming pools remain green even after shocking them. But what could be the cause? The primary reason your pool is still green after shocking is the presence of metals. Metals like copper and iron oxidize upon exposure to high chlorine concentrations. The green chlorides formed alter […]

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June 19, 2022
How To Lower Chlorine Levels in Your Swimming Pool

You will need to reduce chlorine levels someday if you own a pool or spa. Chlorine is vital in maintaining proper pool chemistry, but too much chlorine results in eye irritation and coughing. Luckily, you can correct high chlorine levels in your pool with a few hacks. Keep reading the article to learn how to […]

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May 28, 2022
How To Store Pool Chemicals

Pool chemicals play a significant role in preventing contamination. But do you know that pool chemicals can be dangerous if you don’t store them correctly? These chemicals pose hazardous risks if ingested, spilled on the floor, or inhaled. Hence the need for proper storage. Learn where and how to store pool chemicals appropriately. Where To […]

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May 28, 2022
Do Pool Chemicals Expire? Average Chemical Shelf Life

Pool owners know that having a pool gets expensive quickly, especially when it comes to purchasing the chemicals that keep your backyard oasis sparkly and sanitary.  One way people like to save is by buying pool chemicals in bulk. But do they have a shelf life? How many seasons can you use your pool chemicals?  […]

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