CLOUDY POOL WATER: CAUSES CURES AND PREVENTION

Cloudy Pool Water Causes

In order to prevent cloudy water, we will examine what causes cloudy water in the first place.

Cloudy pool water is suspended particulates floating at all levels in the water and not sinking readily to the bottom. The particulates are typically debris caused by the degeneration of organic matter such as leaves and algae. Most pool owners experience this when they open their pools in the spring. However, in some instances during the summer, the water will mysteriously turn cloudy without the presence of this debris. Or so it would seem. 

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MATCHING POOL FILTERS, POOL PUMPS AND POOL SIZE

Pool Pump

Before you can select the correct filter for your pool, you must first select the correct pump for your pool. Your pool filter must be matched to your pool pump. For instance, if the filter is too small relative to the pump. the pump will generate more water pressure in the filter than the filter is able to handle. This imbalance will quickly break down the filtering material of the filter and that will diminish the effectiveness of the filter.

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The Truth About Saltwater Pools

Salt Water Pools

Chemicals For Your Pool Water

Water is not complex. Over the winter, outdoor swimming pool water becomes contaminated because of environmental factors where most pool owners will turn to chemicals to maintain their pool water.

These must be corrected in order to restore your water to its natural state.

Water that appears clean and clear is naturally more appealing to swim in. The fewer chemicals are the better.

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Chlorine Savvy

Chlorine Tablets

It is a fact that chlorine is the most common chemical used in pools. It is cheap, effective and has been registered with the EPA and Health Canada for decades. It kills 99.9 % of disease causing organisms. It acts as an oxidizer to dissolve non-living contaminant waste, and leaves a measurable residual behind.

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WHAT CHEMICALS ARE NEEDED TO OPEN A SWIMMING POOL?

above ground pool

Chemicals For Your Pool Water

Water is not complex. Over the winter, outdoor swimming pool water becomes contaminated because of environmental factors where most pool owners will turn to chemicals to maintain their pool water.

These must be corrected in order to restore your water to its natural state.

Water that appears clean and clear is naturally more appealing to swim in. The fewer chemicals are the better.

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