Category: Shock

  • Can You Run Your Pool Robot When Shocking Your Pool

    Can You Run Your Pool Robot When Shocking Your Pool?

    Pool robots are an essential tool for pool maintenance. They help clean the pool and reduce the time and effort required for manual cleaning. However, many pool owners are unsure whether it is safe to run their pool robot while shocking the pool. The answer is not straightforward, as it depends on the type of…

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  • Will bleach kill pool algae

    Can You Use Bleach to Shock a Pool?

    Pool algae can be a persistent problem for many pool owners, and many people turn to household cleaners such as bleach in an attempt to eradicate it. But does bleach actually work to kill algae? If you have algae in your pool, the way to kill it is by using chlorine shock. Bleach is a…

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  • What Happens If You Swim in a Shocked Pool

    What Happens if You Go in A Pool that Was Just Shocked?

    Pool shock treatment is basically just a high concentration of chlorine and is designed to kill micro-organisms and organic waste. The kind of problems you might face from going into a very recently shocked pool depends on how high the free chlorine level in the pool is. Everything from your clothes to your body and…

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  • What Does Pool Shock Do?

    What Does Pool Shock Do? Pool Shock Facts

    Every pool owner loves seeing their family enjoying the water throughout the swimming season and having fun. However, as part of regular pool maintenance, you must shock your pool to ensure the correct water chemistry to prevent the growth of algae and harmful bacteria growth. But exactly what does pool shock do? Pool shock increases…

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  • How Do You Know When to Shock a Pool

    When to Shock a Pool – 8 Signs You Need To Shock

    When to use pool shock falls into two separate sections – under what circumstances most pool owners should shock a pool and, if it needs to be shocked, what is the best time of day to carry out pool shocking. As well as regular pool shocking, you will need to shock the pool when opening…

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  • How Often Should You Shock Your Pool?

    How Often Should You Shock Your Pool?

    If you have a chlorinated pool, shocking it with chemicals is one of the most important pool maintenance steps that keep the pool sparkling clear and clean. Without it, algae and other contaminants will quickly build up in the water. But how often should you shock your pool? During the swimming season, pools should normally be…

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  • how long to wait after shocking pool

    How Long to Wait After Shocking Pool: Is 12 Hours Enough?

    Have you shocked your pool and are itching to dive back in? I know the feeling. The sun is shining, the water is sparkling, and all you want to do is take a refreshing plunge. But before you jump in, it’s essential to know how long after shocking a pool can you swim. Shock treatments…

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  • How long should I run my pool pump after shocking

    How Long Should I Run My Pool Pump After Shocking?

    Shocking your pool at regular intervals is important but it will not be very effective if you do not run your pool pump long enough to allow it to do its work. So how long should you run the filter after shocking the pool? You should run your pool pump for a minimum of 6…

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