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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The Importance of Swimmer Hygiene

Swimmers can help maintain high-quality pool water and reduce the spread of waterborne diseases by practicing good swimmer hygiene

A Thin, Clear Barrier To Heat and Water Loss

The liquid pool cover is an inexpensive way to keep heat and water in the pool.

Secondary vs. Supplemental Disinfection Systems

The PHTA Recreational Water Quality Committee discusses the difference between secondary versus supplemental disinfection systems.

Secondary vs. Supplemental Disinfection Systems

The PHTA Recreational Water Quality Committee discusses the difference between secondary versus supplemental disinfection systems.

Misconceptions About Chlorine Demand

Different ways to deal with low sanitizer residual situations.

Metals and Metal Staining

Learn methods to control the introduction of metals into pools and hot tubs and the chemicals used to prevent and remove them.

Chemistry Change Can Signal Leaks

A pool that is losing water is costing you money, time and effort — and it’s affecting water chemistry.

Shock: Oxidation, Superchlorination, Hyperchlorination, and Breakpoint Chlorination

The term shocking covers a vast array of scenarios in swimming pools.

Non-Chlorine Shock: What It Is, What It Does

Pool chemistry expert Ed Lightcap answers your questions on oxidizing contaminants without chlorine, and why that can be a good idea.

The Impact of Chloraminated Tap Water on Pools and Spas

Understanding the impact of chloraminated tap water on pools and spas.

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