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A well-maintained, properly operating pool filtration and re-circulation system is the first barrier in combating contaminants large enough to be filtered. Rapid removal of filterable contaminants reduces the impact on the disinfection system thereby limiting the formation of chloramines, restricting the formation of disinfection by-products and optimizing sanitation effectiveness. To kill pathogens and help prevent recreational water illnesses, pool operators must maintain proper levels of chlorine or another sanitizer.

What Is The Acceptable Total Dissolved Solids (TDS) Level in Pools?

Swimming Pool Chemical Testing

Along with enjoying the benefits of having a pool, a pool owner has the responsibility of ensuring that it remains safe, healthy, and clean. For keeping this backyard oasis in shape, you need to follow several things on your maintenance checklist.  One essential aspect of this is to check whether the Total Dissolved Solids (TDS) level in the pool water is within acceptable limits. What is TDS? TDS measures all the different kinds of substances that get dissolved in the Read More


3 Benefits of Weekly Pool Maintenance

Weekly Pool Maintenance

Weekly Pool Maintenance Keeps Your Pool at its Best If you live in a local neighborhood with a community pool, you know that once a week the pool is closed by your HOA for cleaning and weekly pool maintenance. In order to keep your pool sparkling and ready for summer fun, make sure your weekly pool maintenance includes shock treatment, checking the filter and pH levels, cleaning the skimmers, vacuuming, cleaning the dirt and foliage off, and checking circulation of Read More


Pool Cleaning Services For Dummies

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If you’re a new pool owner, you’re probably wishing there was a pool cleaning service for dummies guide. What is the dirty work and how long does it take? Do you really want to do it all yourself, or is it worth paying a company to clean your pool and filters, and balance your chemicals on a weekly basis? When it comes to a swimming pool cleaning company, what can you expect? What types of services do they offer? Here’s your go-to Read More