With a new year before us and wildfire season just around the corner, here are some tips for dealing with customers who have pools in or around wildfire-prone areas of the country.
Date Posted: 09/14/2020
A true staple of residential pool care, trichlor has gained prominence due to its straightforward application of the pool industry’s ubiquitous sanitizer, chlorine.
Date Posted: 08/31/2020
Naegleria Fowleri is a microscopic amoeba that grows in warm lakes, ponds, streams and other untreated freshwaters. In rare cases, this amoeba causes serious illness for swimmers, entering the brain and causing primary amebic meningoencephalitis, which is usually fatal.
Date Posted: 08/17/2020
The rising use of chlorine generators means pool technicians should be on alert for high total dissolved solids levels.
Date Posted: 08/03/2020
Potassium monopersulfate is a white, granular, free-ﬂowing peroxygen that provides powerful non-chlorine oxidation for a wide variety of uses. It is the active ingredient in most non-chlorine oxidizers used for pool and spa/hot tub oxidation.
Date Posted: 07/20/2020
Biguanide, or more speciﬁcally polyhexamethylene biguanide, is a swimming pool and spa water sanitizer used as an alternative sanitizer in place of chlorine or bromine.
Date Posted: 07/06/2020
Ozone has become one of the pillars of pool and spa sanitizing. Today, ozone generators are commonly plumbed into circulation lines as a valuable assist to the sanitizer.
Date Posted: 06/15/2020
Flooding has important ramiﬁcations for pool and spa owners who must assume ﬂoodwaters have contaminated their pools and spas with chemicals, fertilizers, oils, gasoline, sewage, germs (bacteria, parasites, fungi, and viruses), silt and debris. This contamination persists long after the ﬂoodwaters have receded.
Date Posted: 06/01/2020