Pool101 Pool Maintenance
  Proper pool maintenance is your first line of defense in preventing most common problems. Following this easy maintenance checklist should keep your pool water crystal-clear and trouble-free.
   
ROUTINE MAINTENANCE TWICE A WEEK
  • 1. Check and maintain pH levels at 7.4 - 7.6
  • 2. Check and maintain chlorine levels at 1.0 - 3.0 ppm.
  • 3. Empty skimmer baskets, clean tile or pool water at water line with POOL SURFACE CLEANER, and skim leaves, insects and other floating debris from the pool surface.
   
EVERY TWO WEEKS
  • 1. Shock the pool with in the evening. NOTE: Additional shock may be needed after a rain storm, heavy bather load, or exceptionally-hot weather.
  • 2. Next morning, add a maintenance dose of ALGAE PREVENTATIVE or MULTI-PURPOSE ALGAECIDE 60.
  • 3. Brush pool walls and vacuum pool floors.
   
MONTHLY Take a water sample to your professional pool dealer for a complete water analysis.
   
MID-SEASON Clean your filter with FILTER CLEANER DEGREASER to remove any suntan oils and grease that may have used in the pool.
   
   

Updated:01/21/06 09:46 AM