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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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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
The results of a recent study revealed that 1 in 5 Americans admitted to peeing in the pool. Keep in mind that more people probably pee in the pool and just didn’t want to admit it. Gross! If you’re taking a refreshing dip in a pool with four other people, odds are one of you [...]
It took a bit longer than expected for us to get everything up and running but it finally happened… The Pool Water Test Kit Store officially opened its doors this week! Your Best Source for Pool Check Test Strips What makes our pool water test kit store unique? Well, for starters we offer flat rate [...]
The main reasons people get sick from pool water: Too little sanitizer, improperly balanced water, poorly filtered pool water, and poorly circulated pool water. While the CDC (Center for Disease Control) cannot do a whole lot about the latter reasons, it does want to help pool owners learn how to properly test for free chlorine [...]
While the majority of pool owners use some form chlorine to keep their pool water clean and sanitized, a good number of people use bromine tablets or bromine powder in place of chlorine. As a general rule bromine offers more disinfecting power than chlorine because even its combined/used form (bromamine) still has the power to [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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