okay.. so im new here to this.. i was advised of this site from someone that uses the site told me to get my water tested and post it for some help..let me tell ya my issues and whats goin on here.. we bought this house and it has a in ground pool that is 29x14 which i did the calculations to be 18,200 gallons of water..and the pool store had me at 10,000 sooo i got that fixed today..so this whole 2years we lived here we have been having an on going issue of the pool turning green.. buying all this **** the pool store tells us to not knowing any better and it never worked.. we had a pool guy coming weekly to do the pool for us and it still turned greeen then he would charge us 100.00 to fix that so after 2x i said thats enough too cuz this is your job to be here to eliminate this problem.. my sister has a pool and she used the same guy so figured he woudl work for us.. my sister has lived in her house same amount of time and not once has her pool turned green.. i live in florida so we get the hurricanes and lots of rain certain times of the year.. so we chalked it up to be that.. we had phosphates tested thats not it... so now im just at wits end and need major help on what to do iwth my pool...so i take it to get tested today and they say my levels are fine.. sooooooo why is my pool still green.. he told me he dont know.. drain it... i looked at him like a crazy lady with my head spinning are you nuts...
free chlorine 4
total alkalinity 100
calcium hardness 355
total dissolved solids 3,800
now they also said for me to get a new filter now we just had my father inlaw install a new filter and pump about i would say 3-4 months ago if that..
i just dont know what to do.. i need help.. i guess even from the beginning of the basics.. like how to maintain the pool weekly to just everythign..
it seems like we are cleaning the pool enough we have been cleaning the filter everyday.. i was vacuuming everday.. while the pool is green when its not we do like once a week vacuuming.. and same with filter.. we would test the water daily and ad chlorine weekly.. am i supposed to be adding chlorine daily i dont know..
we just dont know what it could be to fix this problem and do the upkeep of hte pool...please help...thanks...