Iron Bacteria Eliminator Kit Worked!

Before and After Iron Bacteria Eliminator Kit

Many thanks to Chris Walkerow at Periodic Products and Fred Schweer at Pool Rx for incredible help with our pool. We’ve been dealing with gray/brown discoloration on the bottom of this pool in southwestern Pennsylvania for several years without success. Finally last fall, I reached out to Pool Rx whose sanitizing product we use. Fred […]

Kids Hair Turned Green From Pool Water

Here is a recent question we received that I wanted to share: I have a question regarding the Metal Eliminator. We have copper in our pool (about 2.0) no staining or water changing color… just the kids hair is getting a green tint. Do we have to use the Metal Sequester first (I did use […]

Is Bonding Pool Water Important? YES!

Many pool owners do not understand the difference between grounding equipment versus bonding pool water. Grounding Equipment:  Electrical wiring system which is a conductor that provides a low impedance path to the earth to prevent hazardous voltages from appearing on equipment.  All your pool equipment should be grounded for safety. Bonding Pool Water:  Bonding ensures the safety […]

Jack’s Magic Stain ID Kit and Periodic Products No-Drain Metal Stain Eliminator Kit

Pool Stain Eliminator Kits

Here is a question we were asked by Glenn in Orlando: In the past, I used “Jack’s” stain test kit. With that kit, I needed to use their “O2 Safe Shock” in addition to the copper stain remover, in order to get a reaction. Will your stain remover kit work for copper without this added […]

Clorox Xtra Blue Shock With Algae Killing Crystals

Clorox Xtra Blue Shock

We have had calls about using Clorox Xtra Blue Shock with algae killing crystals.  Please note that this product is using copper as the “algae killing crystals”.  Copper is a great killer of algae, but also creates problems like pool water turning colors and  swimming pool staining.    Always read the label to see what […]

Solution To The Staining Issue With Island Sapphire Breeze Tile From NPT

By Gary Martin – Pool Corp – Building Material Specialist – SW Florida         ISSUE WITH ISLAND SAPPHIRE BREEZE TILE    We have had some issues with our NPT tile Island Sapphire Breeze. Part number GMI-37-0056. In some instances the tile has turned black under the water line. This black look will […]

CuLator Metal Eliminator — The Final Step In Pool Stain Treatment

No Drain Metal Stain Eliminator Kit

When treating a metal stain in a swimming pool or spa, there are three steps you must follow: REMOVE THE METAL STAINS FROM THE WALL:  This process is usually the easy step because when you pour the stain treatment (generally ascorbic acid and/or citric acid into the pool, the stains “magically” disappear.  What is happening […]