Understanding Pool Chemicals

Regular pool water testing and treatment is essential to maintain your pool’s water quality.

Testing is usually done with a test kit, in which you add a measured sample of your pool water to a test solution, which will change colours to indicate levels of chlorine, bromine and alkaline in your water.

Based on this, you can work out what chemicals to add to maintain your water quality.

Visit your local pool shop to purchase test kits and chemicals and get advice on what chemicals and tests you need for your home pool.

This app provides general advice and information about safety around private home swimming pools and spas. It is not a substitute for a formal pool inspection. Contact your local Council for inspection requirements and details of certified inspectors in your local area.

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