There are two reasons to lower your total alkalinity (TA) right away, because you want to slow down the rate that the pH rises, or if high TA is contributing to a high calcium saturation index (CSI) which puts you at risk of calcium scaling. You shouldn’t lower TA just to reach a target number. Make sure you actually have one of the above issues before lowering your TA.
The snow is falling and the stars are bright. You’ve got the urge to take a quick dip in the pool after a hard days work, but it hits you that the pool is a block of ice. What do you do? For many, a hot tub is the perfect answer to those Wintertime blues. As we get ready for another Hot Tub season, it might be as good a time as any right now to re-familiarize yourself with the basics of hot tub maintenance. Everything from hot tub chemicals to daily maintenance will be …
Digging out the pool equipment with spring in the air is one of the most rewarding times of the year. Pool openings rely heavily on locations so your procedures may vary depending on your equipment. Review the points below and use them as a checklist to get your pool in tip-top shape.
With a heavy heart, it’s time to put your jacket on and trudge out to the pool and start preparing her for the winter. Keep those great summer days in your mind as you use this checklist to make sure you have done a good job of protecting your valuable equipment for the winter. Spring is only months away!!