Q. Why is my pool water cloudy?
things can cause a pool to lose its clarity – inadequate water circulation, chemical imbalance, poor filtration, low
sanitizer levels, or lack of oxidation.
Q. Can algae really hurt my pool?
A. Yes! If left
unchecked, algae can grow in free-floating patches or cling to pool walls. Not only can algae clog filters, it eventually
can cause pool surface damage and impact swimmers’ health.
Q. Why does my pool have a strong chlorine
A. Chloramines, chlorine molecules that react with ammonia and other nitrogen-containing compounds, may
be present and can prove harmful to eyes and skin. Shocking the pool may be necessary.
Q. Can I experiment with chemicals until I get the water quality
A. NEVER experiment! Improper measuring and mixing of chemicals – whether diluted or concentrated
– can create both unwanted reactions and potential health hazards. Follow the manufacturer’s instructions with
special attention to safety gear, clean -up and storage. Improper chemical balance can be harmful to equipment, the pool surface,
Q. What is RWI?
A. RWI stands for recreational water illnesses that are caused
by bacteria found in water, such as pools and spas. RWI usually involves diarrhea-type illnesses, but also can cause skin
rash and ear, eye, or respiratory infections. Pool and spa water requires proper chemical treatment to lessen the incidence
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