Whether one calls it winterizing, closing, off-season, or end-of-season pool care—how service professionals deal with pool water once there is not much pool activity all boils down to what part of the country the pool is located. In all cases, the two variables that need to be addressed are: a) managing water balance and, b) controlling organics.
People purchase hot tubs for many different reasons, including health benefits, therapeutic massage, and overall relaxation.
Regardless of the motivation to purchase, hot tub users want their ownership experience to be as easy and trouble-free as possible. However, due to the hot water and aeration that are key elements to hot tubs, their maintenance can be challenging. Therefore, establishing an effective maintenance routine that includes testing the water regularly … Continue reading The importance of testing and removing phosphates
This article will look deeper into the mechanisms of testing water quality parameters and help to anticipate and remove interferences and errors when conducting water tests. The water parameters under review will include pH, total alkalinity, calcium hardness, cyanuric acid, and free and total chlorine.
The Association of Pool & Spa Professionals (APSP) has announced the newly revised 2019 standard for water quality in public pools and spas, which includes significant changes that will impact pool and spa service professionals.