Pool Maintenance In 5 Steps - HDSupplySolutions.com

Why hire an expensive third-party pool care service? With the AquaGuard® five-step system, you can do pool maintenance yourself and potentially save thousands annually† on outsourcing costs.

†Calculations based on a 45,000 gallon pool.

Five Easy Steps To A Clean Pool

A balanced pH helps prevent eye and skin irritation, and can help reduce damage to filtration equipment and pool surfaces.

  • Ideal range for pH is 7.4–7.6
  • Test your pool's pH every day
  • Use a proper test kit
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Treats:

Saltwater Pools, Cloudy Water, Eye and Skin Irritation, and Chlorine Odor

Five Easy Steps To A Clean Pool

Chlorinating your pool water daily is an easy and effective way to control algae and bacteria. When you sanitize the water, you help prevent bacteria and algae growth.

  • Ideal range for free chlorine is 1.0–1.5 ppm (varies by state)
  • Test chlorine levels every day
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Treats:

Chlorine Odor, Brown and Mustard Algae, Green Algae, and Black Algae

Five Easy Steps To A Clean Pool

Periodic shocking removes organic waste materials such as suntan oils, perspiration, and other organic materials.

  • The best time to shock is early evening, so the sun will not reduce the effectiveness of the treatment.
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Treats:

Saltwater Pools, Cloudy Water, Eye and Skin Irritation, Chlorine Odor, Brown and Mustard Algae, Green Algae, and Black Algae

Five Easy Steps To A Clean Pool

AquaGuard® algaecides are specifically targeted to remove common green, black, or mustard (yellow) algae types.

  • To treat algae, first identify the type (see troubleshooting tips )
  • Second, use the proper task-specific algaecide to treat and prevent green, black, or mustard (yellow) algae growth.
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Treats:

Saltwater Pools, Brown and Mustard Algae, Green Algae, and Black Algae

Five Easy Steps To A Clean Pool

Clarifiers are designed to keep your pool water crystal clear.

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Treats:

Saltwater Pools and Blue and Green Algae



Always

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Never

  • Mix any pool or spa chemicals together
  • Add water to any pool chemicals (always add pool chemicals to water)
  • Allow dry chemicals to become damp or wet
  • Place spilled products in dumpster/trash

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