A common problem for pool owners: cloudy water or murky water that simply won’t go away. Today’s inquiry came from ‘Gavinn’ in Texas who asked, “We tested for all the things our test kit could (ph, alkalinity, chlorine free, chlorine total, iron, copper, calcium, cyanuric stabilizer) and all the tests came back great. Even tested [...]
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Today’s question came to us from a frustrated (and annoyed) mother who recently learned that her kids took the liberty of adding chlorine to the pool… in an effort to help get rid of the dirt in the bottom! Granular Chlorine at InTheSwim.Com “Hello and let me tell you that i’m pretty mad right now [...]
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 [...]
Looking for a quick and easy, yet accurate way to test for Free Chlorine, pH and Total Alkalinity in your swimming pool this summer? Well look no further! The Pool Check 3 Way Test Strip costs less than most other similar products, gets manufactured in the United States, and works as fast, as well, and [...]
The next time you consider taking a dip in the hotel pool that looked (and possibly smelled?) a little ‘off’, or, even worse, soaking in a hot tub that you didn’t think looked (or possibly smelled?) the way it ought to… think about this: A recent ‘surprise’ testing spree conducted on 11 hotel pools in [...]
As a means of celebrating the good fortune of Water Testing Blog’s founder when he lucked out and not only survived, but walked away from a nasty car accident exactly 7 years ago we would like to offer… Immediate 10% savings on the pool water testing supplies you know you’re going to need before the [...]
Today’s inquiry came to us from ‘Mandy’ who asked, “Our pool test kit show no chlorine at all even though the feeder box stays full of tablets all the time and we never let it get empty. The pool stinks badly like chlorine, too, so what is wrong? Do we need a new test kit? [...]
Copper/Silver Ionizer Back in the old days people used only one of two things to keep their pool water safe, clean and clear: Chlorine or Bromine. Nowadays people can choose from chlorine, bromine, ionizer, mineralizer, biguanide, peroxide, and salt systems — and each method requires special attention to specific water quality parameters. Not knowing what [...]
The recent string of super hot days in the United States has resulted in mass numbers of people heading out to pools, beaches and water parks in search of cool, refreshing water to frolic in… but how many of those people practice safe/healthy swimming habits? Pools and water parks can provide hours and hours of [...]
Though most of us will never have the pleasure of lounging around in a swimming pool in Dubai, those who will enjoy that luxury need to heed this warning: Make sure the water contains the proper amount of sanitizer! A recent article published online ( Dubai Pools Infested with Bacteria ) reported that many of [...]
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