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.
Sand filters, cartridge filters, or D.E. filters. Regardless of the filter you own, your filter does a lot of the dirty work for you. The job of a filter is to take the dirty water from your pool and clean it to the highest degree possible.
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.
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…