Pool Chemicals

Keeping water clear and balanced can be tricky without a grounding in the basics of pool chemistry. Here, we dig into the fundamentals, explore salt chlorine generators and share how you can overcome common problems along the way.


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Bromine Chemistry For Spas and Pools

A small guide to using bromine as a substitute for chlorine.

Rash Cause

Pseudomonas aeruginosa causes the majority of skin rashes and infections resulting from pool and spa use

Regulation of Pool and Spa Chemicals and Sanitizing Equipment

A look at how sanitizers kill algae, bacteria and viruses.

Protect Your Pool From Saltwater

A look at the science behind sacrifical anodes.

Water Balance Indexes

The differences between LSI, RSI and the Hamilton Indexes.

66 Million Gallons of Crystal Clear Water: How Do They Do It?

How do these pools manage to maintain 66 million gallons of cystal clear water?

ABCs of Algae

Identify and control all types of algae in pool water.

Lower the Risk of Legionellosis

Legionella, an airborne bacteria, can pose a serious risk to swimmers. Here’s how to prevent it.

The Basics: Boric Acid and Sodium Borates

Boric acid and sodium borates can be used as more than just pH buffers in swimming pools and spas.

Understanding Ammonia & Nitrates

Here's a primer that sorts out some important but lesser-known chemistry issues as they apply to ammonia and nitrates.

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