How to adjust alkalinity for the effect of cyanuric acid

Before adjusting pH or sanitizer in your pool, you need to adjust the total alkalinity to carbonate alkalinity. Sanitizers like Dichlor and Trichlor release cyanuric acid (CA) which is a weak buffer. Cyanuric acid may also be added directly as a stabilizer. Total alkalinity needs to be adjusted for cyanuric acid so that you can…

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Sate-N-clean pool clarifier

One of the ways to insure that your pool or spa is crystal clear is to use a clarifier to clump very small contaminating particles, including bacteria. By clumping them together you make it easier to remove them through normal filtration. Traditionally crystalline powders have been used that are difficult to distribute evenly throughout the…

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What To Do with the Other Chemicals

What To Do with the Other Chemicals Even with keeping good chemistry in your pool and spa over time you main need to use some other things to keep your water at it’s best. These things include algaecides, flocculants, stabilizers, and more. Sometimes pool water becomes cloudy because of the introduction of organic pollution from…

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