Swimming Pool Maintenance Made Easy
At Pool Calculator, we believe in community involvement through the creation of chemically sound swimming environments. Pool Calculator provides the necessary tools and pool maintenance info you need to keep your swimming pool & hot tub water clear and balanced. With a strong sense of community at the forefront of our business, our goal is to help answer your pool chemical & maintenance questions.
Swimming Pool Maintenance Made Easy
Pool Calculator provides the tools and maintenance information you need to keep your swimming pool and hot tub chemicals balanced and your pool water crystal clear
How to Clean and Maintain Your Swimming Pool or Hot Tub
Regardless of where you live or what kind of pool you own, you’re going to have to test your pool water chemistry. Testing your pool helps keep the water safe from viruses, bacteria, and algae and ensures chemical levels are safe and comfortable for swimmers.
To keep your swimming pool or hot tub at its best, it’s important that you accurately calculate your water volume. All of the chemical balancing recommendations you receive from the Pool Calculator are based on it. The Pool Volume Calculator that is built into the Pool Calculator is designed to help you calculate the volume of rectangular, oval, and circular pools quickly. You can get the volume in metric units (liters) or in imperial units (gallons).
There are few things that can stop a pool party altogether—one of these things is cloudy swimming pool water. Cloudy water can be potentially dangerous, so never swim if your water looks less than clear. Testing your pool chemistry can determine whether this issue is caused by a chemical imbalance…
Interested in learning more about what it takes to keep your pool or hot tub in great shape? This article describes the chemistry involved in keeping your pool or hot tub safe and your water crystal clear. It will help you better understand what the tests you are taking mean, and what happens when your pool chemistry is no longer in the recommended ranges.
Your pool is the perfect place for family fun in the sun—if it’s kept safe and clean. It’s important to pick a method of sanitation for your pool that works for your lifestyle. There are two major types of pool sanitation: saltwater and chlorine. This article describes the benefits and challenges with both.
Pool algae is an unfortunate yet common consequence that many pool owners face. Once this microscopic plant finds its way from the environment to your pool – maybe on an inconspicuous piece of clothing or a once lakeside inflatable – this plant will multiply rapidly and manifest itself in several different ways in your pool.
Keeping your pool clean is a hard job. Vacuuming, skimming, cleaning, balancing. It can sometimes seem like a full-time job. Pool cleanliness and care are
Vacuuming your swimming pool is one of the most tedious tasks you must perform as a pool owner. If you are using a manual vacuum it is a lot of hard work and also is incredibly annoying to do. Luckily for you, Pool Calculator has you covered on how to do it yourself!
Saltwater generators are quickly becoming a popular sanitizing system for residential pool owners. However, there are many questions about these saltwater generators that are often confused.
Chlorine is one of the most important chemicals you can put into your pool. Chlorine is what is known as a “sanitizer” in pool chemistry. This means that it is responsible for cleaning your pool water. This make sure it is safe and bacteria-free.
What you sanitize your pool with is one of the most crucial decisions you will make as a pool owner. Contrary to popular belief, there are many different ways to clean your pool. Chlorine is a great and reliable option, but it isn’t the only one.
We’ve all had the experience of pure terror as a bee or wasp flies around you. Bees and wasps come out in full force during the summer time. But how do you combat this problem near your swimming pool? Today on Pool Calculator we are going to be diving into the pest problem that exists around swimming pools.
Pool Chemistry is something that every pool owner has to deal with. Balancing your pool is a must to obtain those “crystal clear waters”. One of the keys to this pool chemistry is knowing the difference between Free Chlorine and Total Chlorine.
Inflatable hot tubs are growing in popularity and can be a great alternative to solid side hot tubs. If you are a renter with a patio or yard space for a hot tub, want the flexibility to move your hot tub or only use it seasonally, then an inflatable hot tub could be perfect for you.
When it comes to owning a swimming pool, one of the biggest advantages you have is a healthy workout. Swimming burns many calories and is a viable alternative to running or cycling. In fact, an hour of swimming can burn upwards of 600 calories!
While public pools are notoriously busy in summertime months, and trips to a nearby hot springs consume your entire day, oasis style pools/hot tubs provide