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 [...]
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A common mistake made by new and veteran pool owners alike: Assuming their tap or well water contains no dissolved metals. This mistake often results in the formation of ugly, hard to remove metal stains on pool water surfaces once chlorine shock gets added to the water. Find Out What Caused the Stain With Jack’s [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
The presence of dissolved copper in tap, well and drinking water can cause problems, including health problems, and it can also cause problems in pool water. Most pools use some form of strong oxidizer (i.e. chlorine, bromine, etc.) and with the right pH those oxidizers can cause the dissolved copper to drop out of solution [...]
Now that you have removed the cover, dredged out the leaves, unclogged the skimmers and drains, and gotten the filter up and running… you really need to think about getting some chemicals in that water, and STAT! Get all the powerful, effective pool opening chemicals you should need at one time, and in one convenient [...]
Yesterday we provided you with a way to possibly get rid of unpleasant looking stains on pool steps using Jack’s Magic Step Stuff and today we will tell you a few of the reasons WHY you may have had stains in the first place… and what you can do to prevent them in the future. [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
Unsure of what you need to add to your pool to get it started? Let Pool Opening Kits from PoolCenter.Com help you get off to a hassle-free swimming season! Available in three sizes, Pool Center’s Pool Opening Kits combine 4 important products designed to make opening your pool as trouble-free as possible: Algaecide — Helps [...]
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