How to avoid a green pool

Pool Facts December 22, 2015

Your friends and neighbours won’t be green with envy over your pool if the water isn’t crystal clear. If your pool water is green the culprits are algae, and they can turn your pool green overnight if it’s not correctly maintained. Algae are microscopic plants that enter your pool via wind, rain, dust and even

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Avoid itchy skin after swimming

Pool Facts December 22, 2015

Chlorine is an essential part of the chemistry of pool water, but if it’s not used correctly it can cause itchy skin for some swimmers. If the dose is too high, or an oxidiser is not also used, some people can experience an itchy rash. In most cases this is not an allergic reaction but

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Getting rid of algae from your pool

Facts, Pool Facts December 4, 2015

Algae can be a major problem in domestic and commercial swimming pools. Unfortunately algae likes to grow in the same conditions we as humans like to use the water in. A warm and well balanced pool is the perfect environment for algal growth which in ideal circumstances has been known to double in population every 3-8 hours.

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