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Monthly Archives: August 2011

Pool care tips – algae

Algae: In most cases if chlorine levels are in range, Algae will not get a grip on the pool. If chlorine slips down for some reason and mustard algae appears, the active ingredient in Yellow Out, Yellow Treat and Jack’s Magic Yellow Stuff is Sodium Bromide. Sodium Bromide creates a chlorine demand and therefore, chlorine…

Pool care – salt water pools

Salt Pools: Make sure the salt cell is clean as a regular part of the maintenance program. Read your equipment manual for the correct solution mix for cleaning. Use a mineral sequestriant such as Jack’s Magic Magenta Stuff or Purple Stuff, as part of a regular maintenance routine to help prevent staining of the pool…

Summer pool care for all pools

Summer pool tips – all pools: For most effective removal of dirt, mustard algae dust etc.. turn off the skimmer when brushing and circulate through the main floor drain only. That way the suction is not split between the two and will thus be stronger at the floor where the dirt is. Use a basket…

Summer pool care chlorine pools

Summer pool care tips – regular chlorine pools To avoid a constant battle with Algae during the Florida summer, rather than adding liquid chlorine only once a week, add smaller amounts at least 3 times weekly. This will avoid the peaks and valleys that permit algae to get a grip. Ensure that returns are properly…