A chlorinator will take some of the work out of your maintenance schedule, and ensure your pool water is constantly and consistently sanitized.
Also called pool conditioner or chlorine stabilizer, cyanuric acid is vital to your pool's chemistry. Learn how and why to include it in your water care.
You remove the pool cover and yikes! It's a green pool! You have an algae problem. Just a few steps and a few chemicals will clear the water in no time.
Some brands of alkalinity increaser are just sodium bicarbonate which is baking soda. Learn when and how much baking soda to add to your pool.
Which one's the better sanitizer? Liquid chlorine or chlorine granules? The answer won't shock you: It depends.
Learning how to manage and control the calcium hardness in your pool is a big step toward keeping it clean, clear, and swimmable all season long.
You've probably heard phosphate remover is essential to pool care. We did some research and the truth is, it's not. Learn why you should save your money.
Is your pool moving? You'd better catch it! Actually, you'd better just make sure the pool jets keep things moving, or you'll have a mess on your hands.
Pool clarifier or pool flocculant. Which one do you need? The real questions are, how much time do you have, and how much work do you want to do?
Is there enough free chlorine in your pool? If not, the pool's not as clean as you think it is. The key is understanding both total and free chlorine.
Has your hair turned green from the pool? Don't worry, it's easy to fix, and even easier to take steps to keep it from happening again.
Tired of dry skin, brittle hair, and stinky "chlorine" smell? Want to spend less time balancing the water? Might be time to try a pool mineral system.
Tired of dry skin after every swim? Give Baquacil a try. It'll require added expense and extra work, but that may be worth the benefits of biguanide.
Muriatic acid is an inexpensive way to lower your pool's alkalinity, but watch out. Handling the acid incorrectly could have explosive results. Literally.
If you know which pool chemicals to use and when, and how to balance your pool chemistry, you're well on your way to being an expert pool owner.
Been a while since you shocked your pool? You're laying out a doormat for algae and other contaminants. Put up a keep out sign with a dose of pool shock.
Are you leaving some important substances out of your pool water testing? Learn what you might be missing, how it can affect your pool, and how to fix it.
Does adding a pool chemical once a year sound too good to be true? Welcome to pool stabilizer! Learn how important it is to your pool's cleanliness.
Does the type of pool shock you use make a difference? If you're not using calcium hypochlorite to shock your pool, you may want to reconsider your choice.
Learn the difference between stabilized and unstabilized chlorine so you can choose the one that will work best in your pool.
Have you found the perfect pool temperature yet? Everyone has an opinion, but we did the research. Learn how to set it, maintain it, and save money.
Should you switch from granules to chlorine tablets? Yes, if you're looking for an easier, more effective way to sanitize your pool. Find out why.
Do we really need to explain why no one should pee in a pool? If you need reasons, we've got them for you, one of them being that it's dangerous.
Before you can add chemicals to your pool, you have to know how much water it holds. A pool calculator, or a few simple equations, will give you the answer.
You could pour kitchen salt into your pool. Or you can make it easier on yourself. The right kind of pool salt will work better and save you money.
When you have to keep a pool full, you start to realize just how expensive water is. Choose a pool water delivery system that works for you and your budget.
Before you buy algecide, ask yourself: Is it the best way to get rid of algae in your pool? Despite the name, the answer is may not be what you think.