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Swimming Pool Covers and Their Impact on Water Chemistry

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November 9, 2020
Swimming pool covers impact water chemistry in different ways. This article discusses each type...

Pool Service Prices Will Increase in 2021. Here's Why.

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November 2, 2020
Swimming pool service companies have traditionally ignored and absorbed gradual price increases,...

Calcium Flakes in Saltwater Pools

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October 26, 2020
If you own or maintain a saltwater pool, there's a good chance you have seen calcium flakes in...

Understanding Calcium Nodules in Pools

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October 1, 2020
Calcium nodules in pools look like little calcium volcanos or blisters that ooze out of pool...

CO2 and pH: Understanding Henry's Law

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August 24, 2020
This topic is fascinating, and deserves more focus than the casual mentions we have given it in...

Why Swimming Pool Temperature Matters

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August 5, 2020
Swimming pool temperature impacts the water chemistry in a big way. This article will outline a...

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...
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