Causes Of pH Changes In Your Swimming Pool Or Spa

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Many factors influence the pH of pool and spa water therefore many different causes of pH change exist. The ideal range for pH is 7.2-7.6. Some possible causes for change are;1. Rain Water2. Use of chlorine tablets (trichlor)3. Bromine tablets will lower pH4. Gas chlorine dramatically lowers pH5. Sodium Hypochlorite (liquid bleach) – raises pH6. […]

What Is Total Alkalinity And How Does It Affect A Pool Or Spa

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Total Alkalinity is the measure of all of the alkaline substances that can be found in your pool or spa. Your main focus when dealing with Total Alkalinity is to measure your calcium carbonate, keeping your calcium carbonate in a safe range will help with the up keep of your pool and much more. Your […]