Pool Preparations For a Hurricane

Every time a hurricane comes around I receive questions about what should be done about their pool? So I’ve taken the time to compile a list of things that can help get your pool and its equipment through the storm! Please read below! 1. DRAIN YOUR POOL BUT DON’T GET CARRIED AWAY: Before the storm, […]

Why You Need A Pool Pro To Check Your Swimming Pool Equipment

One of the most common things I see on estimates is swimming pool equipment either undersized or not working correctly. Both result in a pool that is working less than optimal. A pool pro, a real pool pro that understands circulation (not a pool guy you found on craigslist) will truly help you understand how […]

Should You Run Your Pool Pump During the Day or Night?

This is a question that I get quite a bit. Should you run your pool pump during the day or night? I get clients that move from places like California where there is quite a bit of difference between running your pump at nighttime versus the day. Places like that often offer a significant savings […]

All About CYA or Also Known as Stabilizer

CYA, or Cyanuric Acid, is one of those chemicals that really isn’t understood like others. Pool stabilizer one of those chemicals that can be good for your pool but also a detriment. So in this blog we’re going to be talking about what stabilizer is, what it does, what are the recommended ranges and also […]

What to do About Calcium Hardness?

Calcium Hardness Calcium hardness is really important to make sure it is in check along with every other one. Calcium hardness is essentially the measure of how soft or hard your pool water is. The calcium reading you get when you test is how much calcium is dissolved in your pool water, in parts per […]

All About Alkalinity

Alkalinity Alkalinity is one of the major components to balanced swimming pool water. Let’s take a closer look to what it is, what it does and how to adjust it. Alkalinity is a close cousin to the pH. Often times you can relate alkalinity to the pH. In other words if the alkalinity is low […]

How to Prepare Your Swimming Pool for a Major Storm

With the big hurricane that just came thought I had a lot of clients asking me what for their swimming pool storm preparation. With the inability to predict rainfall it is NOT recommended to drain your pool, regardless of your location. The lower you drain your pool the higher risk you run of your pool popping […]

How to program a Sta-Rite SuperMax VS Variable Speed Pool Pump

Not sure how to program your new Sta-Rite swimming pool pump? Well, that’s what this Chlorine King Pool Service blog is for, to help you. Here are the steps on how to program your Sta-Rite SuperMax VS variable speed pool pump. In order to start programming you need to make sure the system is off. On the pump panel near […]

Phosphates: What they are, what they do and what to look out for!

Are phosphates causing issues in your pool? Do you know what the signs of phosphates are? More importantly, does you swimming pool cleaning service understand how to treat the issue? If you said “NO” to any of those questions, please read on so you can learn a little bit about it! What are phosphates? Phosphates […]

How to Clean Up a Green Pool

If you are looking for how to clean up a green pool then you are in the right place. This is how Chlorine King cleans out the pools he’s hired to do. Below is a video on how he does it! Here’s some bullet points for how we clean up a green pool. Day 1 Check […]