Frequently Asked Questions for Pools


poduct-img1.pngQ – How do I START or OPEN my pool on the Pool Enzyme Concentrate?

  • Start with clean, clear water.  Let your chlorine level drop to .5 - 1ppm chlorine. 
  • Balance pH & Alkalinity.
  • Add 2 oz. Per 10,000 gallons for the first 2 weeks.
  • Then add ½ oz. Per 10,000 gallons every week after that.

Q -  How do I START or OPEN my pool on the Monthly Pool Polish enzymes?

  • Start with clean, clear water.  Let your chlorine level drop to .5 - 1 ppm chlorine.
  • Add 1 bottle of Pool Polish.
  • Maintain pH & Alkalinity.
  • Add another bottle every month after that.
  • 1 bottle treats up to 25,000 gallons of pool water.

Q – How do I CLOSE my pool on the Pool Enzyme Concentrate?

  • Add 2 oz. Per 10,000 gallons 2 weeks in a row, then close it up.
  • You do not need any other closing chemicals.

Q – How do I CLOSE my pool on the Monthly Pool Polish enzymes?

  • Add 1 bottle of Pool Polish, then close it up.
  • You do not need any other closing chemicals.

 Q – How do I know how many gallons of water my pool holds?

  • Measure the Length x Width x Depth x 7.5 = your total gallons.

Q: Do I need to use a sanitizer in my swimming pool?

  • Yes, keep your chlorine level between .5 - 1ppm.

Q: Do I need to use other chemicals in my pool?

  • You will need to maintain the PH and alkalinity in the normal ranges. If you live in an area that has high phosphates you may need to add a phosphate remover.

Q: Is it safe to backwash my pool filter onto my lawn? How often should I backwash?

  • Yes, as long as your sanitizer level is below .5 ppm you can backwash directly onto the lawn. How often you back wash should not change much. Follow your manufacturer’s directions.

Q – My POOL water has tint of GREEN or I have algae.

  • Make sure to keep .5 - 1ppm chlorine in your water.
  • Check for PHOSPHATES.  If more than 200 ppb, add a phosphate remover.
  • Check for NITRATES.  Nothing we know removes nitrates.  If you have a reading of 10 ppm, drain ½ the pool & start over.  If at 20 ppm, drain entire pool & start over.
  •  Check for CYANURIC ACID (this is a build up from chlorine tablets). If over 300 ppm, drain & clean (pressure wash) & refill.

Q – In POOLS, how much acid or soda do I add to adjust the water?

  • Check product packaging for directions
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