Hello! This is my second summer with a pool, and I'm not totally sure what I'm doing, so I'm hoping someone can help. My pool water has been sparkly clean and clear since initial opening/shocking, but after a big pool party yesterday I had slightly cloudy water and .5 CC in my water, and am currently shocking. My TA and pH is a bit low, and there is no CYA in my water. So I'm wondering if there is an order I should raise things, if I can do it all at once, if I can swim while tinkering with raising things, etc. I purchased Borax and stabilizer, but have never added them before, so just feeling a bit nervous. I read to first dissolve the Borax in water before adding, then do I just pour it in? And the stabilizer should go in a sock?
My test results today read:
FC - 16.5
TA - 80
CYA - 0
pH - 7.4 (but may be due to high chlorine, usually it is 7.0)