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    Dusty Pool Water from Tree Removal

    Hi, We removed 4 trees that were over our pool finally and doing so means a lot of fallen leaves, branches, and dust got into the pool. We have skimmed and fished out as much stuff as we can and am running the filter overnight at high RPM. We've cleaned/brush the pool earlier but noticed there...
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    Balancing PH

    Hi, So I’ve been testing our pool regularly now for a few months and have regular been adding liquid chlorine according to the CH/CYA chart. Most recently, I’ve noticed a spike in PH and so had gotten some muriatic acid to lower the PH. Since then, it seems like Ph has been a little high every...
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    Lowering Alkalinity

    Hi, We have an excessive heatwave upon us and I tested the water today. I knew it already needed liquid chlorine so was planning to add some today. My TA is looking to be out of the ideal range. How do I lower this? I have some baking soda that is in the shed that was left over from the...
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    Away from pool for 1 week

    Hi, We're heading out of town for a week and I plan to bring our pool up to SLAM before we leave. I've skimmed the forums and I think I have a game plan in place. It's going to be hot and will be in the 90s rest of the week here. - I'm currently filling up my pool with water since it evaporated...
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    Pool liner? Gallons of water?

    So our home comes with a pool and we know nothing about it and is learning as we go. How do I figure out the gallons of water my pool uses or the liner I have? We recently spoke to the last pool cleaner and they were here when the previous owners drained it and redid the pool. The cleaner...
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    Hi!

    Hi everyone, happy to be here and learn about how to properly maintain our pool with our new home! We have 0 knowledge on pool whatsoever. We were scammed shortly after our move-in for a month of pool service and then an algae problem broke out. We decided to take matters into our own hands...
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    Water testing issue

    Hi everyone, We bought our first house with a pool recently and we had an algae problem shortly after a swim. We were able to fix it after going to Leslie Pools and spending a few $100s on products to correct and regular maintenance. Just when we think we are doing OK (regular weekly testing...