3″ TRICHLOR TABS ARE WAY OVERUSED BECAUSE THEY’RE CHEAP AND CONVENIENT. WHEN IN FACT, IT’S ONE OF, IF NOT, THE WORST FORM OF CHLORINE WHEN USED AS THE PRIMARY SOURCE OF SANITIZATION. THEY SHOULD NEVER BE USED IN THE SKIMMER BASKETS.

THERE’S A HUGE DIFFERENCE BETWEEN WINTER AND SUMMER TIME CHEMISTRY. THE PH AND TOTAL ALKALINITY OF THE WATER NEEDS TO BE ADJUSTED BASED ON THE WATER TEMPERATURE. ESPECIALLY IN THE WINTER TIME WHEN THE WATER IS COLD.

THE LANGELIER SATURATION INDEX (LSI) IS OFTEN UNKNOWN AND NOT USED TO BALANCE YOUR POOL WATER. DON’T CONFUSE AN ALGAE FREE POOL WITH A PROPERY BALANCED POOL.

BRUSHING YOUR POOL IS ONE MOST OVERLOOKED ACTS OF MAINTENANCE. IF YOU SEE A SMALL SPOT OF ALGAE, THERE’S 100’S OF OTHER SPOTS READY TO BLOOM. BRUSH THE ENTIRE POOL/SPA!

THE INFAMOUS “SPLASH AND DASH” IS NOT POOL SERVICE. IT’S BECAUSE THE SERVICE TECH HAS TOO MANY POOLS TO SERVICE AND IS IN A HURRY TO FINISH HIS DAY.

WHEN THE CYA LEVEL IS 300PPM IN YOUR POOL WATER, YOUR FREE CHLORINE LEVEL NEEDS TO BE 22.5PPM. DO YOU REALIZE HOW MUCH CHLORINE NEEDS TO BE ADDED ON THE DAY OF SERVICE AND FOR IT TO LAST 7 DAYS? DO YOU WANT YOUR FAMILY TO SWIM IN THAT?