Become a TFP Supporter Pool Math Forum Rules Pool School
Results 1 to 4 of 4

Thread: chlorine wash

  1. Back To Top    #1

    chlorine wash

    We got a colored plaster pool. It had black algae so we chlorine washed it. It was a hot day and I think the chlorine baked into the plaster. We re-filled and the plaster looks really bad, like bleach in areas were it dried. We tried to acid wash a section of plaster on the step, but it did no good. We tried to sandpaper section and it helped a little, but not much. Any suggestions other than re-plaster. It looks horrible.

  2. Back To Top    #2
    Patrick_B's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jun 2011
    Location
    Midland TX
    Posts
    15,001

    Re: chlorine wash

    Welcome to the forum Anna.

    It's only a guess, but it sounds like those areas got bleached out. Not really sure, but there a couple of folks here who might offer something more. Hopefully a bump will get some more eyes on your post.
    TFP Moderator
    Essential Links:
    ABC's Of Pool Chemistry, Test Kits, SLAM Your Pool
    28K Gal IG FreeForm, CLI Quartz, Pentair 36"SF & VS Pump, Dolphin M5, Rheem

  3. Back To Top    #3
    Butterfly's Avatar
    Join Date
    May 2007
    Location
    South Carolina
    Posts
    10,045

    Re: chlorine wash

    It would be helpful if you post some pics and tell us where you are located.

    Welcome to the forum
    TFP Moderator TF100 Test Kit TF100 TestKit YouTube Channel PoolMath
    You're done SLAMing when:
    1)You lose 1ppm or less FC overnight, & 2)You have .5ppm CC's or less, & 3)your water is clear.

    ~ One should not use a sledge hammer to swat a mosquito. ~

    If you found TFP helpful and we saved you money ... Become a TFP Supporter!

  4. Back To Top    #4

    Re: chlorine wash

    Thanks, yes I think it did get bleached out because it was over 100 degrees that day. We are in Southern CA.
    I think we are going to drain the spa and try chlorine washing it again and see how the spa takes. I think the only thing we can do at this point is to try and make it look better. I tried taking pictures but you really can see it that well in pictures. It looks horrible when you are looking at it in real time.
    Thanks!

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •