What is pH?

  • pH is the scale that measures the balance of acids and bases present in your pool water.

What is the correct range of pH for my pool water?

  • The correct pH for pool water is between 7.2 and 7.6 on the pH scale.

What happens if my pH is too high?

  • High pH will cause cloudy water, shorten filter cycles and decrease the efficiency of your chlorine.

What can cause my pH to go up?

  • Liquid shock, Calcium based chlorine and the presence of live algae will all raise the pH of pool water.

How do I lower my pH?

  • To lower your pH you would add pHix It Down.

What happens if my pH is too low?

  • Low pH causes water to become corrosive, causes eye irritation, lowers total alkalinity and causes rapid chlorine loss.

What can cause my pH to go down?

  • Acid rain as well as slow dissolving chlorine are the most common causes of low pH.

How do I raise my pH?

  • To raise your pH you would add pHix It Up.

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