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  • 10 Oct 2013

    Changing Spa Water

    Changing spa water Spa water should be changed every three to four months depending on usage. Alternatively remove and replace 1/3rd of the water volume every three to four weeks (if you do a partial water change, don't forget to test...

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  • 10 Oct 2013

    Filtration

    Filtration Filtration is the ability of your pool pump to push your pool water through your filter to ensure the total volume of water in your pool is filtered on a daily basis. If you have a salt water chlorinator your chlorinator and...

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  • 10 Oct 2013

    How can I tell if my salt water chlorinator is working properly?

    How can I tell if my salt water chlorinator is working properly?  Your chlorinator is a miniature liquid chlorine manufacturing plant. Firstly we must understand the process of salt water chlorination.  The action of brine (salty water)...

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  • 6 Oct 2013

    How do I calculate how much water is in my pool?

    Learn how to calculate the volume of water in your swimming pool. All you need to know are the measurements and the depth of your pool. The table below will help you to calculate how many litres your pool holds.  RECTANGULAR POOLS Feet Metres...

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  • 6 Oct 2013

    How do I get my water tested in-store?

    Apart from bringing a water sample to the pool shop, your pool professional will need to know a few things about your pool. How to collect a water sample from your swimming pool When bringing in a sample of your pool water for testing,...

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  • 10 Oct 2013

    How do I remove black spot algae?

    How do I remove black spot algae? Black spot algae clings to pool surfaces, grout and between pebbles. It is very resistant to treatments and difficult to control. Prevention is much easier than cure. Firstly prepare the pool water...

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  • 10 Oct 2013

    How do I test my water at home and what does my Pool Pro Professional need to know about my pool?

    How do I test my water at home and what does my Pool Pro Professional need to know about my pool? Firstly you must purchase a Blue Devil Test Kit or Pool Check Test Strips. Your Pool Pro Professional has a full range of test kits and testing...

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  • 10 Oct 2013

    How do I treat a Green Pool?

    How do I treat a Green Pool? The most important thing is to act quickly. Pools do not go green over night, although sometimes it may appear that they have. Millions of algae spores, too tiny to see, multiply rapidly until there are so...

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  • 10 Oct 2013

    How do I use Hydrochloric Acid?

    How do I use Hydrochloric Acid? Pool Pro Hydrochloric Acid (also referred to as HCL) is used for lowering pH in Pool Water. Test pH weekly. The recommended range is between 7.2 and 7.6. If the pH is higher than 7.6, correct it by adding...

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  • 10 Oct 2013

    How much salt do I add to a salt water pool?

    How much salt do I add to a salt water pool? The amount of Pool Pro Salt needed for your salt chlorinator to produce sufficient chlorine varies, depending on the type of chlorinator. Most chlorinator models require 3500ppm - 7000ppm...

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  • 10 Oct 2013

    Is there an alternative to Hydrochloric Acid for lowering pH?

    Is there an alternative to Hydrochloric Acid for lowering pH? Yes there is an alternative and it is Pool Pro Dry AcidAlthough it is still a corrosive chemical it is in granular form and is easier to handle transport and store. It can...

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  • 20 Aug 2013

    MSDS Chemical Info

    SDS Chemical Information What is a SDS (formerly known as MSDS)? SDS stands for Safety Data Sheet - it is a document containing important information about a hazardous substance and must state: a hazardous substance’s product name the...

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  • 10 Oct 2013

    Pool water testing

    Pool Water Testing If in doubt take a sample of your pool water to your nearest Pool Pro Professional and have it professionally tested - IT’S FREE! Ask your Pool Pro Professional for a 500ml Pool Pro Water Sample Bottle which you can keep...

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  • 18 Oct 2013

    Replacement Cartridge Elements

    You can find your replacement cartridge element by searching this table. This table is in order of LENGTH. Once you have located your cartridge element, click on the Pool Pro Code for that item. POOL PRO CODE PRODUCT NAME LENGTH (mm) ...

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  • 10 Oct 2013

    Sanitation

    Sanitation Sanitation (sometimes referred to as disinfecting products) means using one of the Pool Pro Chlorine products, in your pool to kill bacteria and algae. Pools do not get algae or go green unless there is insufficient available...

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  • 10 Oct 2013

    Sanitising the Spa Pool

    Sanitising the Spa Pool The recommended level of chlorine is 2.00 - 3.00ppm and Bromine is 2.00 - 4.00ppm. It is most important to have sufficient sanitiser in your spa to keep your water healthy and free of micro-organisms. Always keep the...

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  • 19 Aug 2013

    Services

    Pool Pro Services In addition to in-store professional advice and free water testing, all Pool Pro professionals offer mobile home services. This can range anywhere from a simple pool clean and water test to a full blown service of your...

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  • 10 Oct 2013

    Spa Alkalinity

    Total Alkalinity The recommended total alkalinity level is 90 - 100ppm. The total alkalinity range should be in the range of 90 to 150ppm. To raise total alkalinity use Spa Pro Alkalinity Increaser in small quantities. To lower total...

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  • 10 Oct 2013

    Spa safety tips

    Spa Safety Points to Remember: Children should be supervised at all times. Alcohol should not be consumed while using the spa. Do not take beverages packaged in glass near or in the spa. Be sure temperatures do not exceed 40°. An ideal...

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  • 10 Oct 2013

    The Basics of Spa Pool Management

    The Basics of Spa Pool Management If you own a spa pool or hot tub, it is important to understand that it requires a certain amount of maintenance to ensure it operates properly and that the water remains clean and free from bacteria and...

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  • 10 Oct 2013

    Water Balance

    Water Balance What is Water Balance for swimming pool water?  Water balance is having the correct levels of chemicals in your swimming pool water, which includes levels for pH, Total Alkalinity and Calcium Hardness. Maintaining the...

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