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Understanding Total Dissolved Solids (TDS)

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July 14, 2020
Total Dissolved Solids (TDS) is a metric used in water treatment that measures all dissolved...

Does Temperature Impact Cyanuric Acid Performance?

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June 9, 2020
Today we are discussing two of the six LSI factors: water temperature and cyanuric acid (CYA)....

Chlorine, pH and Cyanuric Acid Relationships

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June 2, 2020
We have always been taught that pH controls the strength of chlorine. And that's true, except...

Weepers, Efflorescence, and other Concrete Pool Shell Problems

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May 29, 2020
Believe it or not, swimming pools can leak in both directions. Most of us think of pool leaks as...

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...

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....

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...
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