Recent content by SusanW

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    Testing and Pool Covers

    Hi, I recently took over dealing with testing and chemicals. We live in North Central FL and would like to maintain the pool temp as grandkids are coming soon. My husband wants to put the pool cover on - it looks like bubble wrap. How do I maintain brushing the sides and chemicals with this on...
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    Third time testing chemicals

    I won’t!!! I could only envision my grandchildren finding the containers😱 Will go to ACE tomorrow for plastic pitcher.
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    Third time testing chemicals

    So take my chlorine from 6.5 to 13.5 is increasing by 7 ppm correct?
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    Third time testing chemicals

    Due to the sun and then afternoon rain, I have gone from FC-10 on Monday to FC-6.5 today. PH went from 7.5 to 7.8. I will be away during a time of predicted increased rain (that trend started today). My pool water is crystal clear and I want it to stay that way. The calculator says to add 96...
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    Third time testing chemicals

    Hi, Today after some rain Monday and Tuesday and using the TF-100 kit, I got the results below. I am leaving on Friday and rain is expected for the weekend. According to pool math I am ok. Friday I am thinking of adding 1 gallon liquid chlorine and 1/2 gallon of acid. Just getting over mustard...
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    Hi from North Central Florida

    Hi, I am new to the community. I live in a very swampy part of North Central Florida. I have had a pool service the last 5 years but will be taking the pool over on October 1st. We have been battling mustard algae all summer. The torrential rains have not helped. Pool technician took FC to 30PPM...