Posts Tagged “pool testing”

Pool Never Never Seems to Get Clear

By | June 21, 2013

A common problem for pool owners: cloudy water or murky water that simply won’t go away. Today’s inquiry came from ‘Gavinn’ in Texas who asked, “We tested for all the things our test kit could (ph, alkalinity, chlorine free, chlorine total, iron, copper, calcium, cyanuric stabilizer) and all the tests came back great. Even tested [...]

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Too Much Chlorine in My Pool

By | June 20, 2013

Today’s question came to us from a frustrated (and annoyed) mother who recently learned that her kids took the liberty of adding chlorine to the pool… in an effort to help get rid of the dirt in the bottom! Granular Chlorine at InTheSwim.Com “Hello and let me tell you that i’m pretty mad right now [...]

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Step One: Test Your Pool Water, and Here’s Why

By | May 23, 2013

Taylor K-1004 Troubleshooter Test Kit One of the most important thing you can do at the start of any pool season: TEST the WATER before you add chemicals! Why? Because one of several things could happen if you don’t: 1. You may waste chemicals by adding them to water not properly balanced and the chemicals [...]

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Save Time and Money With Pool Check 3 Way Test Strips

By | May 22, 2013

Looking for a quick and easy, yet accurate way to test for Free Chlorine, pH and Total Alkalinity in your swimming pool this summer? Well look no further! The Pool Check 3 Way Test Strip costs less than most other similar products, gets manufactured in the United States, and works as fast, as well, and [...]

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Pool Test Strips — Buy Early and Save Money

By | February 2, 2013

Little know secret about the pool test strip industry: Merchants save a LOT of money by placing their orders early and don’t pass that savings on to you… but all that changes this weekend! By Request… COOLPOOL15 Discount Code Extended Until 2/10/2013! Save 15% This Weekend onPool Check 6-Way Test Strips Simply use discount code [...]

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Late Season Pool Testing — Save 12% Until the End of August

By | August 24, 2012

While many folks believe pool testing needs to take place only during the beginning of the season, little do they know about the problems that can develop if pool water does not get tested at all times throughout the swimming season. Phenol Red & OTOSave 12% Until 8/31/12 6 Way Test StripsSave 12% Until 8/31/12 [...]

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More Than Half of Hotel Pools Tested Failed Bacteria Testing

By | August 7, 2012

The next time you consider taking a dip in the hotel pool that looked (and possibly smelled?) a little ‘off’, or, even worse, soaking in a hot tub that you didn’t think looked (or possibly smelled?) the way it ought to… think about this: A recent ‘surprise’ testing spree conducted on 11 hotel pools in [...]

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Save 10% on Pool Test Kits & Pool Test Strips

By | August 3, 2012

As a means of celebrating the good fortune of Water Testing Blog’s founder when he lucked out and not only survived, but walked away from a nasty car accident exactly 7 years ago we would like to offer… Immediate 10% savings on the pool water testing supplies you know you’re going to need before the [...]

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Why Does My Pool Have No Chlorine Reading?

By | August 1, 2012

Today’s inquiry came to us from ‘Mandy’ who asked, “Our pool test kit show no chlorine at all even though the feeder box stays full of tablets all the time and we never let it get empty. The pool stinks badly like chlorine, too, so what is wrong? Do we need a new test kit? [...]

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Specialty Pool Test Strips: Copper 3-Way

By | July 12, 2012

Copper/Silver Ionizer Back in the old days people used only one of two things to keep their pool water safe, clean and clear: Chlorine or Bromine. Nowadays people can choose from chlorine, bromine, ionizer, mineralizer, biguanide, peroxide, and salt systems — and each method requires special attention to specific water quality parameters. Not knowing what [...]

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