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Thread: Stailess Steel Brush

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    Join Date
    Jul 2016
    Cypress, TX

    Question Stailess Steel Brush

    I periodically have a problem with black algae & use a stainless steel brush to scratch the algae and then apply a product to get rid of it. It usually works. I also add a chemical to help prevent it. I have a light colored pebbletec pool. My problem has been that the bristles fall out of the brush and land unseen on the pool bottom. Unfortunately, these bristles have etched in visible rust spots on the bottom of the pool which I will have to try to get rid of in cooler weather when I can safely reduce the chlorine level and begin to tackle the problem. I am a believer that often it is better to prevent a problem rather than to cure a problem. I have tried many different stainless steel brushes and everyone I've tried has the bristles fall out of it. My question, is has anyone found a stainless steel brush in which the bristles don't fall out on usage? Thanks.

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    Re: Stailess Steel Brush

    You should not expect to get algae of any kind. I would not recommend using a stainless steel brush on a regular basis.

    As long as you maintain adequate chlorine levels and brush at least twice a week with a regular nylon bristle brush, you should never get algae.

    What product do you use to get rid of black algae?

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    Join Date
    May 2016
    West Bloomfield, MI

    Re: Stailess Steel Brush

    I just bought a poly SweepEase and I'm really happy with it. They also make a SS/Poly blend that gets good reviews.
    12,000 gal Diamond Brite indoor​ pool. Pentair Triton TR-60 Sand Filter, Lochinvar Energyrite ERN-200 gas heater, Pentair Multi-valve, Cenutry Centurion pump, TF-100 kit

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