I have pool trouble.
Anyway, we have a small in ground cement pool that came with the home, but it is in poor shape... well at least the water is poor. The actual pool itself is in great condition.
My location is Columbia, SC
The pool holds 14,000 gallons and it is a little bit green. Well actually it is very green.
Any ideas how to fix it? I went to Leslie, and they sold me a bag of some power powder shock and more 3" pucks with the 90% active chlorine. They said the other chlorine choices are not active enough except their 99% grainuals, which they said I do not need unless my water gets worse... but to now stick with the puck, so I can put one in at a time and only have to test my water a couple times a week. Then they also gave me a special deal on some Perfect Pool+ PHOSFree and copper algacide (together for only $54) to take care of my problem.
Lastly, they told me that although their chlorine is stabilized to resist UV, that I really need to also condition my water, too, so they sold me a 4lb bucket of conditioner telling me to put in just over half the bucket to extend the life of my Chlorine 10 times!
The last thing they told me I really need is a great test kit, and they sold me one that is all I ever need; it tests everything.