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.
As technology advances, people’s lives seem to get easier. Advancements make tasks that were once difficult very manageable. These difficult jobs are now done by us with a press of a button. These advancements are no different when it comes to pool care.
Pool lights are a necessity if you want to get maximum usage out of your pool. Limiting your pool use to the daytime means hours wasted with your favorite home investment. However, simply using incandescent bulbs will not give you the maximum enjoyment you deserve.
Cleaning your pool can often be tedious and hard work. Getting down to the depths of your pool to vacuum and scrubbing all the sides takes a lot of time. One of the top innovations in the pool world recently has been the use of robotic pool cleaners. These cleaners are automated, safe, and simple to use.
One of the latest and greatest innovations in pool technology is the use of UV rays for pool sanitation and treatment. This UV system is a supplemental pool tool that can greatly increase the cleanliness of your pool as long as it is used in an efficient way.
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.
There are plenty of options for pool owners when it comes to treating their water. However, most of the chemicals you can treat with have long names and even longer explanations on what it will do for your pool. One of these chemicals for treatment is borate.
The first chlorine pool was invented and used in the year 1911 by Brown University (See source here). Since then, chlorine pools have become the most popular type of pool in the world. But is it time to rethink that norm?
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?