Normally when a person thinks of a swimming pool they wind up with happy thoughts and fond memories… but not the case anymore for a New Jersey family that recently lost a loved one to drowning accident that authorities believe may have occurred because of (very) cloudy pool water. What? Cloudy pool water KILLED someone?!? [...]
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Since our friends over at Water Testing Blog keep ‘borrowing’ articles from us, we figured that today would be a GREAT day to ‘borrow’ one from them. = = = = Recently we saw that a company had a link on its web site entitled Online Pool Water Testing… and quite honestly it seemed a [...]
Given how BUSY most people get during the rest of the year, why would Summer offer them a break in their hectic routine? Therefore it definitely didn’t shock us one bit when ‘Mary12Adam’ wrote in and asked, “My husnband and I both work 2 jobs and take turns shuffling the kids around to all their [...]
In an earlier posting we promised to give you some real-world advice regarding how to clean up algae problems in pool water. We have personally, and successfully, used the following instructions more times than we care to remember and feel safe saying that they will work for pretty much anyone as long as their pool [...]
Seems like a really stupid question, but trust us when we tell you that thousands of people ask that question each swimming season. Either that or they ask a similar question: “I put algaecide in my pool but I still have a green pool. Why?” For the most part the term ‘algaecide’ masks the true [...]
One of the most annoying pool vermin ever: ALGAE. Whether it greets you when you take the winter or solar cover off of the pool, sneaks up on you because the automatic chlorinator ran out of chlorine two days ago, or invades your pool because the pump and filter died at some point during your [...]
OK, so you have probably WAITED with baited breath for us to post this collection of pool chemicals, pool testing supplies and more… so here you go! Enjoy the weekend! 2-Way Test Kits 4-Way Test Kits Cyanuric Acid Test Kits Taylor Deluxe Test Kits Taylor FAS DPD Complete Taylor Service Test Kits Water Check Bacteria [...]
The passing of Labor Day signals a time when many pool owners make the decision to close up shop for the Season. Their thoughts turn to making sure their Winter Cover has no holes, counting the number of good Air Pillows and good Water Tubes left over from last season, etc. Additionally, all the kids [...]
With temperatures soaring to record and near record highs all across the United States, it comes as no surprise to us that we have received numerous questions pertaining to the proper treatment of green swimming pool water, smelly swimming pool water… and some water that would make the average sewer worker vomit. Therefore we have [...]
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