The information stated within this document is for reference only, and is not intended to be used as a basis for exact pool and pool water maintenance. Please contact a pool water specialist in your area for more precise and concise pool water maintenance requirements and to set up a suitable pool water maintenance regimen for the specific pool.
Opening Your Pool
Pool Maintenance 2-3 times a week:
Weekly Pool Maintenance:
The pH should be in the range 7.4 – 7.7 if the pool has a vinyl or tile finish. The range should be 7.3 -7.5 if the pool has a fiberglass finish. The range should be 7.4-7.6 for a gunite swimming pool. If the level is too high, then adjust it down using pH decreaser. The correct dosage is located on the label.
If the pH is too low, then add pH increaser. Again see labels for dosage. If the pH has dropped possibly so has your total alkalinity.
Don’t correct your pH more than once a week.
Free chlorine levels should be between 1-3 ppm
Free bromine levels should be between 3-5 ppm
Monthly Pool Maintenance:
Closing a Pool:
pH: 7.2 – 7.6
Total Alkalinity: 80 – 120 parts per million (ppm)
Calcium Hardness: 180 – 220 ppm
NOTE: Always follow label directions when adding any pool maintenance products to the pool. Never mix products together. If unsure how products are to be used, contact your local pool professional.
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