Category: Chemicals

How to Add Chlorine Tablets to Your Pool

Owning a pool means spending a lot of time keeping the water clear of unwanted intruders. Whether you’re learning how to keep ducks out of your pool, skimming away leaves and bugs, or researching how to kill algae in your pool,...

How to Use Pool Shock

It doesn’t matter whether you’re a new pool owner or an old hand, shocking your swimming pool might seem a little scary. That’s okay—handling such a high volume of chemicals can make anyone feel jittery. It gets easier with practice and...

Basic Pool Chemistry 101

Wouldn’t it be great if you could just fill your pool with water, and then never worry about algae growing, or bacteria building up, or the water just becoming a gross breeding ground for all kinds of nasty contaminants and organisms?...

The Definitive Guide to Using Cyanuric Acid

It takes a combination of chemicals to keep your pool clean and swimmable. You need something to sanitize your water, something to balance it, something to keep algae from forming, possibly something to control metal content, and maybe a couple more,...