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Differences between Total and Free Chlorine in Swimming Pools

Difference between free and total chlorine in water

Chlorine is an important substance for keeping the water clean, but you must make sure that the water has a proper chlorine level. New pool owners often feel overwhelmed with all the chlorine-related terms. What is free chlorine? How about total chlorine? Are they different from combine chlorine? How can they help me understand the

Too Much Chlorine in Pool: The Poisoning Effects & How to Overcome

The easiest way to keep a pool, especially the large ones, clean is to use disinfectant. However, swimming pool disinfectant and disinfection by-products (DBPs) are said to be the cause of some health problem like asthma and bladder cancer. A study in Barcelona, Catalonia, Spain found that pool waters with too much chlorine has a high

The 5 Best Swimming Pool Chlorine Tablets

What criteria that makes the best swimming pool chlorine tablets? This is a question that all swimming pool owners might ask if this is their first time owning any. When it comes to swimming pool maintenance, there are three (3) things that one needs to worry about: Bacteria Viruses Protozoa If you have ever accidentally

What Causes Cloudy Pool Water?

Really cloudy pool water

Milky pools only work in fantasy films. In real life, a milky pool only works in customized spa services or a milk bath. When it comes to swimming pools, the sight of the cloudy pool water is such a turn-off. Nobody wants to swim in it. So, what actually causes cloudy pool water? Before we

What Chemicals Do I Need for My Pool?

Chemicals for swimming pool

If this is your first time owning a swimming pool, please be ready. A range of existing pool chemicals might overwhelm you. As a rookie in this department, it is perfectly normal to ask yourself this question: “What chemicals do I need for my pool?” Despite the pool chemicals available on the market, you probably

How to Remove and Prevent Green Algae from Your Swimming Pool

A swimming pool that has greenish water contains microscopic green algae. This is a common occurrence after spring or summer, when algae spores flock into the water, carried by air or rain. Many people think that unpleasant visual is the only thing green algae causes in the swimming pool, but there are various health and