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How To Lower Total Alkalinity In Your Swimming Pool

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When you own a pool, you must keep the water safe and clean which involves balancing the total alkalinity (TA), or total amount of alkaline substances in the pool water like bicarbonates. Keeping alkalinity low helps you avoid unnecessary repair costs from damage to pool equipment like liners or plastic fixtures and it will prevent skin irritation. Here are some tips to lower pool alkalinity. Test the Water for Total Alkalinity…

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How To Design An Effective Lifeguard Schedule

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When you own a pool, you are going to want to make sure that people will be able to have fun, but do so safely. One great tool that you have in your safety arsenal is to hire lifeguards. Lifeguards are people, usually students in high school or college, that have gone through a lifeguard training course and know how rescue patrons safely from the water, even if the patrons are panicking or have a neck injury.…

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Tips To Get Rid Of Black Algae Spots In Your Pool

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Rain can mess with the chemical composition in your pool. It can alter your pH and alkalinity, which can be detrimental to your chlorine levels. If your pH and alkalinity levels are off, it will eat your chlorine. Leaving your pool without chlorine will cause black algae spots to show up in the bottom of your pool. You can get rid of these algae spots, but it will take some time and effort.…

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