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 […]

Balanced Pool Water Guide

We have many questions about balancing pool water.  Each pool is a little bit different, but most pools will have few problems IF you keep the water balanced. Use our Guide to Balanced Pool Water which you should print off and keep with your pool records.  This is a general guide set up to make balancing […]

Does CuLator Work With POOLRX?

We have many questions about PoolRx products.  While PoolRx adds metals to the water to cleanse, CuLator Eliminates metals from the water.  So, how do they work together?  PoolRx recommends using CuLator BEFORE starting to use PoolRx in your pool: We also recommend using CuLator Metal Eliminator to remove excess metals from pool water after every […]