• Pool Tip - How Much Chemicals To Add To Your Pool

    The following tables are for average residential in-ground pools up to 20' x 40'. For above-ground pools, large freeforms, or el shapes please adjust accordingly.

    Pool Tip - How To Backwash A Filter

    The following backwash instructions are general backwashing instructions for the most common types of Hayward pool filters. Please check with your pool filter manufacturer for specific backwashing instructions. Roll out backwash hose and/or open

    Pool Tip - How To Clear Up A Green Pool

    Unfortunately, there is no magic way to turn a green or black pool clear overnight! It usually takes a lot of time, effort and money to clear up a typical "swampy" green pool. It is certainly best if you never let your pool water get dirty, however

    Pool Tip - Basic Water Chemistry

    CHLORINE: is the primary sanitizer used to kill algae and bacteria in the pool water. The proper chlorine level should fall between 1.0 and 2.0 on your test kit. During hot weather, you should try to maintain a higher level to prevent algae. pH: is

    Pool Tip - Daily Pool Operation

    THE POOL FILTER should run at least 8 to 12 hours per day. (12 hours per day is the best). Set your pool timer and remember to run the pool manually if you don’t have a timer. It is better to have the filter system on during the daylight hours, not

    Pool Tip - Weekly Maintenance

    Tips For Weekly Pool Maintenance Completely backwash the pool filter Add chlorine to the water (see above) Test the water for chlorine, pH and alkalinity levels Vacuum the pool floor and walls Adjust the pH and alkalinity levels as needed Shock the