Troubleshooting

Many common problems with your pool or hot tub can be fixed by a pool owner. It’s also faster for a pool pro to fix your pool if you know what the problem is likely to be. Browse the articles below to learn more about identifying problems you find with your pool!

How to Clear Cloudy Swimming Pool Water
How to Clear Cloudy Swimming Pool Water

There are few things that can spoil your day more than cloudy water in your pool. Testing your pool chemistry can help find the problem.

How to Clear Cloudy Swimming Pool Water
How to Clear Cloudy Swimming Pool Water

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…

The Facts About Pool Algaecide
The Facts About Pool Algaecide

Want to learn more about algaecide? Read on to find out when to add algaecide to your pool maintenance routine and other helpful tips.

Why Are Water Bugs in Pools?
Why Are Water Bugs in Pools?

Have you ever wondered what draws water bugs to your pool or how you can get rid of them? Read on to find out from our pool experts.

Why You Should Stop Peeing in the Pool
Why You Should Stop Peeing in the Pool

Peeing in the pool is quite common, but that doesn’t mean you should do it. Read on for why it’s not just gross but also dangerous.

Green Hair from Chlorine & How to Fix It
Green Hair from Chlorine & How to Fix It

Green hair from chlorine occurs because chlorine oxidizes hard metals in the pool water. Learn more about how to prevent green hair.

Why Is My Pool Green & How Do I Clean It?
Why Is My Pool Green & How Do I Clean It?

Wondering why your pool is green and how you can quickly and easily fix it? Read on for our tips and tricks on chemical imbalance!

Can You Over Shock a Pool?
Can You Over Shock a Pool?

In this quick guide, we’ll answer the question “can you over shock a pool” and unveil the factors to consider when shocking a pool.

How To Find A Leak In A Pool: Your DIY Guide
How To Find A Leak In A Pool: Your DIY Guide

Worried your pool is leaking? Hiring someone to find a leak is expensive. Use our DIY expert guide on how to find a leak in a pool.

How To Fix A Pool Leak: Your DIY Guide
How To Fix A Pool Leak: Your DIY Guide

If you want something done right, do it yourself! Read on for the ultimate DIY guide on how to fix a swimming pool leak.

How to Keep Bees and Wasps Away from Your Swimming Pool
How to Keep Bees and Wasps Away from Your Swimming Pool

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.

Using the Calcium Saturation Index to Calculate Your Pool’s Health
Using the Calcium Saturation Index to Calculate Your Pool’s Health

The Calcium Saturation Index (CSI) is a helpful tool for testing your swimming pool’s health. Read on to learn how to use it!

Swimming Pool Algae: What it is and How to Remove It
Swimming Pool Algae: What it is and How to Remove It

Pool algae is an unfortunate yet common problem many pool owners face. This article describes the types of algae and how you can prevent it.

How to Clear Cloudy Swimming Pool Water
How to Clear Cloudy Swimming Pool Water

There are few things that can spoil your day more than cloudy water in your pool. Testing your pool chemistry can help find the problem.

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The Facts About Pool Algaecide
The Facts About Pool Algaecide

Want to learn more about algaecide? Read on to find out when to add algaecide to your pool maintenance routine and other helpful tips.

Can You Over Shock a Pool?
Can You Over Shock a Pool?

In this quick guide, we’ll answer the question “can you over shock a pool” and unveil the factors to consider when shocking a pool.

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

Muriatic acid is one of the most versatile pool chemicals. Read on as we answer the most common muriatic acid pool questions.

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.