The Green Surprise: The Step By Step Guide To Clear Out The Greenish Pool Water

by Pool Builders on 04-11-2011 in Articles

You get out of the house all ready to take that much-needed plunge -- but then you see it, that greenish, yucky pool water. Isn't that green pool just the downer? I bet it just makes you want to say "grrrrrr!" upon discovering it after the winter season.

After you take a breather, you will soon realize that eventually you will need to clear out that disgusting pool water. Yes, you may think that clearing out that kind of monstrosity will be an intimidating and demanding task. But in spite of everything, you do want to enjoy the swimming season right? Don't worry! Here is a step to step guide to help you clear out that greenish pool water.

1. Pick up all floating debris from your pool water using a skimmer net. These can be small leaves and dirt particles.

2. Make use of a fish net to then pick up all the surfeit and heavy rubbish that might be suspended at the bottom of your pool.

3. Back was your filter for about 30 minutes. Then turn off your filter and do it again.

4. Run your filter and your pool cleaner over night to get the left over filth on your pool.

5. Get a hold of your water test strips. If you presently don't have them, it is best to go to your local super market or home depot to purchase them. Every pool owner has to have these. Water test strips can be your best friend when it comes to maintaining your pool. They tell you the current status of your water and then indicate what necessary steps to take to be able to address the situation. It's the kind of thing that you won't want to lack as a pool owner.

6. After taking note of your water test strips' results, you will now be in the know of what adjustments and alterations to make to overturn your water's greenish state. It might be the following: pH, alkalinity, chlorine and bromine levels. Just be sure to amend these levels on the recommended status for you to be able to use your pool again.

7. Apply a chlorine stabilizer if you are using a chlorinated pool system.

8. Submit algaecide to your water to kill the algae build up.

9. Pour in a scale, stain and metal control in the water.

10. Put in the water clarifier to thoroughly clear out that icky green color on your pool.

11. Run your filter and pool cleaner over night for the next 3 to 5 days. This will guarantee a cleaner and cleaner pool water in a week's time.

12. In addition with step 11, carry out with the daily routine of skimming, brushing and vacuuming.

13. You may need to follow-up on those chemicals in order to make your water safe to use again. Just make use of your water test strips to help you to get the job done.

Don't fret, that greenish water has a solution. Just take that breather and get with it. The sooner you get done, the sooner you'll get to dive in that clear and healthy pool water.

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