Pool came with the house. I live in a rural area and have been driving to my pool store 30 miles one way just to spend lots of time and money with little progress. I have been doing a lot of reading here and just yesterday got my 2006 test kit in the mail. I made the mistake of having the water tested at the pool store and they convinced me to put in 12 lbs of overpriced baking soda, followed by 2 lbs of stabilizer and for dessert...a lb of shock. I can't even bring myself to post how much that cost. I did this 2 days ago in gradual steps over the course of the entire day. My test results this morning are;
Oh, and did I mention the white foamy beer head that has appeared? Happy 4th! My question here is should I do nothing and test again later/tomorrow? Do the chemicals I put in need more time or do I need to take immediate action and do something else? I just don't want to make matters worse..I'm sure I could...I do have a track record of well...(see user name). Thank you for this terrific forum.