Taylor K-1004 Troubleshooter Test Kit One of the most important thing you can do at the start of any pool season: TEST the WATER before you add chemicals! Why? Because one of several things could happen if you don’t: 1. You may waste chemicals by adding them to water not properly balanced and the chemicals [...]
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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 [...]
Although private pool owners do not have to abide by any laws when it comes to the frequency of testing and type of test they carry out when testing their pool water, operators of public swimming facilities must often follow strict guidelines and use specific equipment. dpd tablets dpd powder As an example, pretty much [...]
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 [...]
Cyanuric Acid, LiquidPool Stabilizer Cyanuric Acid, PowderPool Stabilizer A key factor in determining how much chlorine your pool will use over the course of a swimming season: Cyanuric Acid level. If you have too little cyanuric acid in the pool, sunlight and warmer temperatures will make keeping a decent free chlorine residual difficult. On the [...]
Sam from Georgia wrote in and asked, I badgered my husband into taking the cover off the pool last weekend at our new house. The cover ripped part way off the pool and dumped a lot of ‘stuff’ into the water. Should we wait to test until all the junk gets removed? And what should [...]
Weather forecasters say the temperatures will get up into the 80′s for a good part of the country (United States) this weekend and that means a lot of you fine folks will venture out to the pool shed to see if you can find your test kits… and some of you will return empty-handed. Lucky [...]
If you’ve opened up your shed or pool house and discovered that somehow, and most probably magically, your 2-way test kit or your 5-way test kit has disappeared or gotten smashed into little plastic bits, then you have come to the right place. Below you will find links to a Taylor 2-Way Test Kit (K-1000) [...]
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