Buckle up for an introduction to hot tub chemistry. At the heart of hot tub maintenance lies the rules of basic chemistry. Monitoring and maintaining chemicals in your hot tub…
Hot tubs and spas are a great luxury to have as a home owner. Almost nothing is more relaxing after a long day than soaking up in your hot tub with some friends. (Or a bottle of wine) With this being said, the temperature of the water you soak in is incredibly important.
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.
The Calcium Saturation Index is a helpful tool for testing your swimming pool's health. This tool uses a variety of measurements to gauge this health, and is actually quite simple in practice. On Pool Calculator we'll be diving into the CSI.
When it comes to your swimming pool, making sure it is safe for use by your friends and family has got to be at the top of your list of concerns. However, it is necessary to use chemicals in your pool in order to keep the water clean. You need to treat that nasty bacteria in your pool! But how much is too much?
Like any swimming pool chemical, calcium hardness must be balanced and managed in order to maintain a healthy swimming environment. The present industry standard for calcium hardness is from 200–400…
Taking care of your pool often costs thousands of dollars each year if you rely solely on professionals and appointments. There is an easy way to combat these costs, however.…
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.