Specialty Pool Chemicals

Don’t you love the feeling of a cool splash in the hot summer sun? It’s even better when it comes from your pool! But sometimes, pools need help to stay looking beautiful and inviting. That’s where specialty pool chemicals come into play. Learn how they work to keep your pool clean and what you should know before using them.

How Long to Wait to Swim After Shocking a Pool

How Long to Wait to Swim After Shocking a Pool

How long should you wait to swim after shocking your pool? It depends on the type of shock you use. Here's a quick guide on how long to wait.

How Much Shock Should You Add to Your Pool

How Much Shock Should You Add to Your Pool

Exactly how much shock should you add to your pool? It depends on your pool's water. Here's how to calculate the right amount of pool shock.

Alkalinity Too High? Here’s How to Lower Alkalinity in a Pool Quickly

Alkalinity Too High? Here’s How to Lower Alkalinity in a Pool Quickly

If your total alkalinity levels are too high, here's how to how to lower alkalinity in a pool with either muriatic acid or pH reducer.

How to Lower pH in a Pool Quickly with These Common Chemicals

How to Lower pH in a Pool Quickly with These Common Chemicals

Are your pool's pH levels too high? Here's how to lower pH in a pool using either pH decreaser or muriatic acid.

CYA Levels Low? Here’s How To Raise Cyanuric Acid in a Pool

CYA Levels Low? Here’s How To Raise Cyanuric Acid in a Pool

Need to raise the cyanuric acid in your pool? Here are two simple ways to bring up the CYA levels in your pool.

Pool Clarifier: How Does It Work and Is It Better Than Pool Flocculant?

Pool Clarifier: How Does It Work and Is It Better Than Pool Flocculant?

Pool clarifier is an easy way to clear up cloudy pool water. But how should you use it? Here's when to use a water clarifier for your pool.

Pool Flocculant: How Does It Work and Is It Better Than Pool Clarifier?

Pool Flocculant: How Does It Work and Is It Better Than Pool Clarifier?

Pool flocculant can clear up cloudy pool water fast. But when should you use flocculant over clarifier? Here's exactly how to use pool floc.

The Truth about Nitrates in Your Pool

The Truth about Nitrates in Your Pool

Nitrates in your pool? Only one solution: Get every bit of nitrate out! Or, do the logical thing, and educate yourself first. You’ll be glad you did.

The Truth About Phosphates in Pool Water

The Truth About Phosphates in Pool Water

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.

The Truth About Using Algaecide In Your Pool

The Truth About Using Algaecide In Your Pool

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.