What is Chlorine?
Chlorine is the most common sanitizer used in swimming pools.
How is the level of Chlorine measured?
The chlorine level in pools is measured in PPM (Parts Per Million).
What is the correct chlorine level for my swimming pool?
The correct level for Chlorine in a swimming pool is between 1.0 ppm and 3.0 ppm.
What happens if my Chlorine level is too high?
A high Chlorine level will create an unsafe swimming environment as well as bleach clothing and damage plastic parts.
How do I lower my Chlorine level?
The safest way to lower a high Chlorine level is to let the sun burn it off naturally.
What happens if my Chlorine level is too low?
Low Chlorine will promote rapid bacteria growth in your pool water. This will cause an unsafe swimming environment as well as promote the growth of algae.
How do I raise my Chlorine level?
Simply add a Chlorine Based Shock Treatment to your pool. Be sure to add the recommended dosage.
How do I maintain my Chlorine level?
Simply add the recommended amount of Chlorine for your size pool.
When is the best time to add Chlorine?
Chlorine is most effective when added at night when the sun can not burn it off.
What types of Chlorine are available?
Chlorine is available in Granular, 1” Tablet, 3” Tablet, Slow release and Fast release forms.
Which form is the best to use?
This is a matter of personal preference. Choose the form you feel most comfortable working with.