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 [...]
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When opening a swimming pool too many people forget to TEST THE WATER before adding chemicals… Whether you choose to test the water yourself w/ test kits like the eXact Micro 7+ Pool Testing Meter or Pool Check Test Strips, or visit your local pool supply store and have them test your water at the [...]
We get this question countless times… because some pool companies either don’t do a good job explaining to customers what they will need to do when swimming season rolls around again OR because people have purchased homes that have a pool — and the former owners didn’t leave instructions. In either case, we get this [...]
Voted one of the “Most Valuable Products for 2008!” by Aquatics International Magazine, the Lamotte Color Q Pro 7 tests for seven critical pool and spa water parameters: Free Chlorine, Total Chlorine, Bromine, pH, Alkalinity, Calcium Hardness, and Cyanuric Acid. It comes with either TesTabs or liquid reagents and has a 6-month manufacturer’s warranty. Below [...]
Over the years we have dealt with WAY too many people who had trouble getting their pool ‘right’ after opening it — because they DIDN’T add the necessary pool water balancing chemicals at the beginning of the season. Please don’t let yourself fall in that desperate, sad category! Test your water if ya’ know what [...]
Everyone always wants to know what levels of chlorine (tablets & powders), pH (pH increaser & pH decreaser), alkalinity, calcium hardness, TDS, and stabilizer they ought to have in their pool. Too bad a vinyl liner pool in Upstate Michigan usually requires a different set of water chemistry parameters than a gunite pool in Southern [...]
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 [...]
By now many of you new pool/spa owners, and perhaps a few folks who have had a pool for a while, may have noticed that not all Swimming Pool Shock packages contain the same stuff. It therefore follows that naturally, we would like to help you understand the basic differences between the different types, not [...]
EXACT® MICRO 7+ KIT FOR POOL WATER Manufacturer: INDUSTRIAL TEST SYSTEMSPart Number: 486691-KPCost: $249.99 View More Information Once you have tested your pool water for all the important parameters (free chlorine, total chlorine, pH, alkalinity, calcium hardness, stabilizer, iron, copper, etc.) with one of the following testing methods, you will need the right pool water [...]
We have mentioned the eXact Micro 7+ Pool & Spa Testing Meter numerous times on this site but we have not, as of yet that we can recall, simply listed the pool water parameters it tests along with the detection limits. In addition to the eleven pool & spa related water parameters listed above, the [...]
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