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 [...]
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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 [...]
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 [...]
Seems like a really stupid question, but trust us when we tell you that thousands of people ask that question each swimming season. Either that or they ask a similar question: “I put algaecide in my pool but I still have a green pool. Why?” For the most part the term ‘algaecide’ masks the true [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
When we started this blog posting we had hopes of showing a direct comparison of detection levels on Pool Check 6 Way test strips and Aquachek Select 7 Way test strips… but that all fell apart when we could not find a site that listed all of the Aquachek product’s current detection levels. We had [...]
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 [...]
Since we posted the links to Taylor 2-Way Test Kit Reagents we figured it wise to also include links to Taylor 4-Way Test Kit Reagents as well: 4-Way Water Test Kit (Liquid Solution) 4-Way Test Kit Your Cost: $16.99 4-Way Water Test Kit (Liquid Solution) Reagent #3 (acid demand) 1 oz. Your Cost: $2.39 4-Way [...]
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