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Broken Glass in Swimming Pool

It may be our worst nightmare, but it happens. Broken glass in your commercial swimming pool. This is not only a nuisance, but can cause serious injury if someone were to get cut or injured. Broken glass in pool water is almost impossible to visually see! What makes it even more difficult is if the broken glass has turned to shards of broken glass. There are a lot of posts about this online, but...

Pool Contamination Procedures

We have so much to do when it comes to operating our commercial bodies of water. We have to maintain the equipment, ensure proper circulation, maintain safety signs and apparatus, balance water chemistry, and remove dirt and debris from the water. Sometimes we are required to do extra work. For example in the event of vomit or an Accidental Fecal Release (AFR). Do you know what steps to take to...

Does Chlorine Kill Poop in a Swimming Pool?

We have a lot to worry about when it comes to taking care of our swimming pools. We have to net out debris, brush, vacuum, and test, test, test the water, and add the necessary chemicals to balance the water. These are under normal conditions. What if something abnormal happens? We have to be prepared to properly deal with it so that no one gets sick in our bodies of water. Here are some abnormal...

Cyanuric Acid Pool

Pool conditioner. Stabilizer. Two common names for the chemical Cyanuric Acid. Most of us use it unless we live in a State where it is actually illegal to use CYA on commercial bodies of water. I know, right? My mind was blown too. Cyanuric acid is designed for outdoor chlorine or salt pools.

Low Pool Stabilizer

We have to do a lot to take care of our swimming pools. We have to brush. This helps keep algae spores from taking a foothold on our pool’s surface. We have to net out and vacuum dirt and debris. Anything organic can turn into what are known as phosphates. Phosphates are food for algae. They can be harmless if our water chemistry is on point and we are properly circulating the water, but if you...

Guide to Pool Automation

We have so much to do to maintain our commercial bodies of water. We have to brush, vacuum, net, check and balance chemistry and make sure our equipment is working properly. You may not be aware that a lot of pools use automation to stay clean and compliant.

Muriatic Acid in Swimming Pools

We have a lot to worry about as pool operators when it comes to caring for the pool. We need to net out debris. We need to brush regularly. We need to vacuum as needed. The most important part is the water chemistry. Having balanced water not only protects the bathers and the pool’s surface, but it also protects your pool equipment. For clear, safe water, keep your water balanced at all times....

Pool Chemistry Calculator

We do a lot to maintain our commercial bodies of water. We have to brush, vacuum, remove debris, clean the filters and the salt cell (if applicable) and keep logs of our results. The most important thing we have to worry about is proper water chemistry. All of these things make a clean, clear, inviting pool. Most importantly, it makes for a safe body of water. We don’t want anyone getting sick...

Saltwater Pool Chemistry

With saltwater pools becoming more and more popular on commercial properties, it is important that we know how to properly care for them. Believe it or not, they are not much different from a traditional chlorine pool. Let’s chat about it!

Why Property Managers Need Digital Pool Management Systems

As property managers, we have a lot on our plate. Taking care of a body of water may be one of them. There is so much that goes into maintaining a swimming pool. We need to maintain the equipment. We need the proper safety equipment. We need proper safety signage. We need adequate circulation. Most importantly, we need proper water chemistry and logging.

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