We recently got asked for information about the best ‘brand’ of 3-inch chlorine tablets for use in floating chlorinators and chlorine feeder systems and quite honestly we do NOT have an opinion — except that we suggest avoiding using chlorine tablets purchased from large retail chains such as T#rg#t, W#lm#rt, To#s’#’us, K#a#t, etc. if possible. [...]
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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 [...]
Choosing to ignore an often overlooked pool water parameter can result in a lot of wasted time, energy and money. Some folks believe adding chlorine to their pool water on a regular basis will guarantee them clear, clean and safe water for the duration of the swimming season. Not true. Chlorine will find ANY excuse [...]
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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