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Fixing Free Chlorine Level (FCL) Problems in Saltwater Swimming Pools
How to Clear and Prevent Metal stains in a Swimming Pool
Things to Consider Before Buying a Pool Pump
The brand, size, speed, voltage and horsepower of a pool pump will determine your choice when it comes to selecting the best pump for your swimming pool. Of cause, price is another important factor but if you need the best pool pump that will work best for your pool, has a low maintenance cost and saves you energy, price should come last. Having said that, lets jump into the most important things you need to consider before finally settling with the best pool pump whether for inground or above ground pool, saltwater or non-saltwater pool. 1. Speed Speed of...
What Causes White Flakes in Saltwater Pools?
Calcium Scales: Causes, Clearing and Preventing White Flakes in a Saltwater Pool Developing white flakes or calcium buildup in a non-saltwater pool is not common unless you are using a pool heater, or you have not been monitoring and balancing Calcium Hardness (CH), pH, TA, and other minerals levels, and these levels have gone extremely high forming calcium scales in your pool. By nature, Calcium white flakes are common in saltwater swimming pools. This is because of the high temperature and pH in electrolytic chlorine generators and the use of calcium in the production of chlorine that is introduced in...