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pool chemistry

stabilizer, chlorine, and salt

Stabilizer is like sunscreen for the chlorine.

Too much of it however drastically reduces the efficacy of the chlorine.

There are three ways to maintain your chlorine level high enough to keep your pool sanitary.

First is "liquid chlorine" or sodium hypochlorite. This may require you to add this every single day in summer, or a weekly superchlorination to keep the pool safe.

Second is chlorine tablets, usually in a floating erosion feeder. The advantage to this is that its a once a week addition that your pool tech will take care of. The disadvantage is that the tablets are 55% stabilizer, which will quickly raise your stabilizer to a point where it renders the chlorine useless. Another disadvantage is that it has binders in it that are responsible for skin irritation that some people assume is from the chlorine.

Third, and ABSOLUTE BEST option is a salt system. Contrary to the common misconception, a salt pool IS a chlorine pool. It is often softer on your skin and is void of the binders that are mentioned above. It can be set to a certain rate based on the pools need, and require no adjustment by the pool owner as the pool tech can take care of it all.

ANY POOL CAN, AND SHOULD, BE UPGRADED TO A SALT SYSTEM POOL.

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To learn more about Cyanuric Acid and its effects on pool water from experts in the field CLICK HERE

or HERESee what the CDC has to say HERE

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