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Our blog is a collection of stories, research, and other info you may find useful. In the world of water treatment, there are tons of resources out there, so we hope to help you filter out some of the noise. Have a question we didn’t answer? Let us know!

Evaporation and Accumulation

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May 1, 2020
When water evaporates, it leaves behind minerals, metals, and other dissolved solids like salt....

How to Use an Acid Feeder on a Swimming Pool

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April 24, 2020
What is the recommended way to add acid to a commercial swimming pool? We have discussed how to...

6 Free Habit Changes that Save Time and Money in Pool Service

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April 9, 2020
This article will outline six bad habits that you can change immediately–for free–that will give...

How to Calculate Swimming Pool Volume

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April 8, 2020
"How do I calculate the volume of a pool?" This article will guide you on how to measure a...

Measuring Pool Chemicals Matters for your Chemistry, and your Wallet

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April 3, 2020
Pool chemistry is a lot like cooking. And the best chefs in the world use measuring cups.

How to Add Acid to a Swimming Pool

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March 12, 2020
Do you need to reduce alkalinity or pH in a swimming pool? If so, you may need to add some acid....

Scale-Forming Tap Water and the Orenda Startup™

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December 12, 2019
We recently had to adapt the Orenda Startup for a unique tap water situation. Most tap water we...

Winter Pool Service: Necessary or Not?

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November 11, 2019
There are few certainties in life: death, taxes, deadlines, and homeowners who want to suspend...

Understanding Algae

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October 31, 2019
One of the most searched topics in the pool business is algae. This is an overview article with...

Why does SC-1000 reduce free chlorine?

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September 24, 2019
Our scale and metal control product, SC-1000, is powerful and concentrated, but it has one major...

What is the ideal pH for swimming pools?

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September 17, 2019
Pool industry textbooks and certification courses tell us that swimming pools should be...

Proactive Pool Winterization: How to Prevent Crystals

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August 15, 2019
Cold water is more aggressive than warm water, because of how water temperature lowers the LSI....
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