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 […]
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 […]
This is a wonderful article I came across. Please note, this information comes from Swimming Pool Steve: IS SALT WATER BAD FOR YOUR SWIMMING POOL? Contents of Steve’s article are below: Is Salt Water Bad For Your Swimming Pool? Is salt water bad for your swimming pool? In a word, yes. This is information that […]
Hi, Is it possible to use a CuLator packet in an empty, floating chlorinater? (It would have all traces of chlorine removed, of course.) Our skimmer has a nonstandard design which doesn’t lend itself to having a packet thrown in, and a CuLator cage would make the skimmer too crowded. The pump basket is an […]
Here is an interesting discussion about salt water pools: TO SALT OR NOT TO SALT! Everyone loves salt water pools, but they are not “Chemical Free” as claimed. Salt in water is corrosive (just like the ocean water) and makes keeping your pool’s pH low a bit of a challenge. Many pool owners are not […]
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 […]
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 […]
Have you ever had your pool surface turn “smurf” blue? When you shock your pool and your surface turns blue, then you have “plated” out the metals onto your surface. The way to CURE your pool is to use the NO-DRAIN METAL STAIN ELIMINATOR KIT by Periodic Products to remove the stain, sequester the metals […]
This CuLator Ultra 4.0 is filled with iron that was eliminated from pool water.
This CuLator PowerPak 1.0 has iron bound inside the bag. WOW!