Pool Chemistry

How To Remove Mustard Algae From A Pool

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What was once an urban legend is now a real problem! More and more clients are telling us that they have noticed an odd sand-like substance in their pool. What is this pesky, yellow-looking stuff on the pool floor? Well you might actually have an outbreak of mustard algae, also known as yellow algae. In…

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How To Manage Your Pool Chemistry: Using Pool Stabiliser

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While a swimming pool chlorinator can significantly reduce the amount of harmful chemicals you need to add to a pool, there is no getting away from the need to occasionally add a few things to keep your pool well balanced and sanitised. This week we’re looking at the role of Cyanuric Acid otherwise known as…

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How To Lower pH Levels In Your Pool

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As we’ve covered in our post on what elements of your pool chemistry you should be monitoring, balancing the pH level of your pool water is one of the most crucial elements when it comes to maintaining the sanitising effects of chlorine in your pool. A pH level of between 7.2 and 7.8 is the…

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What Are The Key Indicators To Monitor in Pool Chemistry?

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We often get questions from people about what elements of their pool chemistry they should be testing and how frequently. Ensuring you have your pool chlorinator set up for maximum efficiency is just one piece of the jigsaw. When we talk about balancing your pool chemistry, there are a few vital indicators that you should…

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