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Why You Should Treat Your Swimming Pool with Borate
Why You Should Treat Your Swimming Pool with Borate

Borates provide many benefits to your swimming pool. Read on to learn more about why you should consider using borates!

Introduction to Swimming Pool and Hot Tub Chemistry
Introduction to Swimming Pool and Hot Tub Chemistry

This article describes the chemistry involved in keeping your pool or hot tub safe and your water crystal clear.

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Can You Over Shock a Pool?

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Muriatic Acid: Pool Owners Guide
Muriatic Acid: Pool Owners Guide

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The Relationship Between pH and Total Alkalinity
The Relationship Between pH and Total Alkalinity

Maintaining both pH and total alkalinity in your swimming pool is important for keeping your pool properly sanitized and non-corrosive. Total alkalinity is to pH what cyanuric acid is to free chlorine. Total alkalinity stabilizes pH levels. The ideal pool pH level is 7.4 to 7.6. The ideal total alkalinity level is 80 to 120 ppm.