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The Importance of Properly Balanced Pools and Spas

Properly balanced water is one of the keys to healthy swimming and hot tubbing. It is also a critical component in the lifespan of pool surfaces and vinyl liners, pumps, heaters, decks and deck equipment like ladders and rails. Some auto sanitizers – salt generators for example – have a tendency to negatively affect water balance, especially … Continue reading The Importance of Properly Balanced Pools and Spas

The Importance of PH in Pool and Spa Water

The following are the correct parameters for a properly balanced pool or spa. These are key to healthy swimming and problem-free surfaces and equipment. Ph:  7.2 – 7.8 is the recommended range and 7.4-7.6 is the ideal range. Totally Alkalinity:  (TA) 80-120 ppm Calcium Hardness:  200-300ppm Of the above, pH is the most critical. It … Continue reading The Importance of PH in Pool and Spa Water