Easy & Efficient Pool Maintenance

The inconvenience of pool upkeep is obvious, but Poolife®’s practical solutions—from sanitizers to balancers—are even more obvious. With our efficient products, you can spend more time enjoying your pool and less time cleaning it.

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Poolife Pool Care Solutions

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We understand the common problems one often faces when owning a pool. Problems such as algae formation, cloudy water, and scaling can make pool maintenance a challenging task. However, with the Poolife range of products, pool maintenance is made easy, ensuring that your pool stays clean, clear, and healthy.

This exclusive pool care system offers a range of solutions, including chlorinating granules, AlgaeBan II algaecide, TurboShock shock treatment, and stain remover. Chlorinating granules are used for routine chlorination of your pool to keep it free from bacteria and algae. AlgaeBan II algaecide helps to prevent and eliminate the growth of all types of algae, while TurboShock shock treatment rids your pool of contaminants that cause cloudy water and odors. Lastly, Poolife also provides a stain remover to target stubborn stains such as rust and iron.

Unfortunately, crystal-clear, dazzling, pure pool water is not something that just happens; your pool needs upkeep if you want to get the most from it. But don’t worry. We’re here to make every day that you own a pool feel like a vacation! For tips on maintaining that sparkling water quality that makes your swimmers happy, see the Poolife® pool care recommendations below. Enjoy your pool as much as possible!

Poollife MPT Extra System

Pool Care Systems

Poolife’s range of products is formulated to work together in a seamless pool care system. Regular use of these products will ensure crystal-clear water, true-blue protection from contaminants, and effective algae prevention. The solutions are easy to use, synonymous with convenience, making it easy for pool owners to take great care of their pools without much hassle.

To get the best results from Poolife products, it’s essential to incorporate a regular cleaning and filtering regimen as you maintain your pool. Skimming the surface and brushing the walls of your pool eliminates surface-level debris that might harbor bacteria and algae growth. Ensure that you backwash your filter regularly to keep it functioning at optimal levels.

Poolife AlgaeKill II

Algaecides

Simply said, algae tarnishes your pool’s aesthetic appeal. It makes your pool’s water murky, and discolored and sometimes gives off foul odors. Classic Pool Spa and Hearth comes to the aid with a wide variety of pool care products! Explore our wide selection of algaecides to get rid of existing algae in your pool and stop future blooms. The majority of these products don’t foam, don’t need their pH adjusted before use, and start working in just 24 hours.

Don’t wait to swim; treat the water in the pool and dive back in right away! In all types of swimming pools, one dose of this long-lasting, copper-based algaecide will aid in preventing the growth of green, black, and mustard algae. Later doses will aid in regulating regrowth.

Algae formation is one of the most common problems that pool owners face, and it can have harmful effects on swimmers and the pool. That’s why it’s crucial to have a reliable algaecide product like NST Patrol in your pool maintenance arsenal.

There are several types of algae that can grow in swimming pools, including green, yellow/mustard, and black algae. Green algae are the most common and can turn your pool into a slimy green mess. Yellow/mustard algae are a bit more challenging to eradicate, and black algae are the toughest to get rid of and can damage pool surfaces.

Algaecides work by breaking down the cell walls of algae, causing them to die off and be filtered out of the pool. The active ingredients in AlgaeKill II, depending on the product, are typically quaternary ammonium compounds, copper, or silver. These ingredients make algaecides more effective and potent than other pool cleaners.

Using an algaecide is an optimal solution for preventing algae formation in your pool. Once the algae gets a foothold, it can be tough to eradicate, and it can cause health issues, including skin and eye irritation, as well as respiratory problems.

The best time to use an algaecide is before the onset of algae growth or at the first signs of it. Using it in conjunction with routine pool maintenance and a balanced chemical regimen can help prevent algae formation. Temperature and sunlight levels also play an important role, and you should avoid using algaecides in high temperatures or direct sunlight.

When applying an algaecide, it’s crucial to follow the manufacturer’s instructions carefully. Ensure that you add the right dosage, as over or under-application can affect its effectiveness. Additionally, avoid adding it in areas of high water circulation, as it can rapidly dissipate into the water, rendering it ineffective.

Using a reliable algaecide like AlgaeBomb 60 Algaecide is essential for maintaining a clean, clear, and healthy pool. Understanding the various types of algae and the adverse effects they can have will help you take preventive measures. Follow best practices, manufacturer instructions for application, and use algaecides as part of a routine pool maintenance regimen to keep your pool algae-free, safe, and inviting.

Poolife PH Minus

Pool PH Balancing

Pool balancing is a critical part of maintaining clear and clean pool water. Balancing your pool involves maintaining proper chemical levels, including pH, total alkalinity, and calcium hardness. When these chemical levels are not properly balanced, it can lead to several pool problems, including cloudy water, algae growth, scaling, and corrosion of pool equipment.

The first step to balancing your pool water is to test the water regularly. Test strips or a liquid test kit can be used to measure the levels of chemicals in your pool. Once you know the pH level, total alkalinity, and calcium hardness, you can adjust the levels as needed.

The pH level measures how acidic or alkaline your pool water is. Ideally, your pool pH level should be between 7.2 and 7.8. If the pH level is too high, you can add a pH decreaser to lower it. If the pH level is too low, you can add a pH increaser to raise it.

Total alkalinity measures the amount of alkaline substances in your pool water. The recommended range for total alkalinity is between 80 and 120 parts per million (ppm). If the total alkalinity is too low, you can add an alkalinity increaser to raise it. If it’s too high, you can add an acid to lower it.

Calcium hardness measures the amount of dissolved calcium in your pool water. The recommended range for calcium hardness is between 200 and 400 ppm. If the calcium hardness is too high, you can use a calcium reducer to decrease it. If it’s too low, you can use a calcium hardness increaser to raise it.

Balancing your pool water usually involves some trial and error. It’s best to adjust the chemical levels gradually and retest the water until the desired levels are reached. Remember that chemical levels can be affected by weather conditions, the number of swimmers, and other factors.

Overall, balancing your pool water is essential to maintaining clear and clean pool water. By regularly testing and adjusting the chemical levels, you can ensure that your pool is healthy and safe for swimmers.

Poolife Gold Metal Clarifier

Quality Pool Maintenance Products

You can tell the clarifier is in use when the color changes from gold to blue. This highly concentrated product, which is also our most powerful clarifier, immediately brightens murky water, helps remove dirt and other organic impurities from filters, and guards against future foggy appearance.

Gold Medal Clarifier increases filter effectiveness to easily remove dirt and other organic pollutants. Simple to use and incorporate into your maintenance routine. It also allows you to spend more time to enjoy your pool and less time maintaining the water. 1 fl. oz. of sanitizer treats 6,000 gallons of pool water and is compatible with all sanitizers. both on the east and west sides, respectively.

Poolife MPT Extra 3 Chlorinating Tablets

Pool Sanitizers

Sanitized chlorinators are essential for keeping your pool water clean and clear. They work by dispensing chlorine into your pool water at a steady rate, ensuring that the chlorine levels remain stable and effective in disinfecting the water.

Chlorine is a classic pool sanitizer that effectively kills bacteria, viruses, and other microorganisms that can thrive in your pool. Without a consistent supply of chlorine, your pool water can become cloudy and develop an algae problem, leading to potential health risks for swimmers and damage to pool surfaces and equipment.

Sanitized chlorinators come in different forms, including floating chlorinators, automatic chlorinators, and inline chlorinators, among others. Floating chlorinators are the simplest form and can be used to distribute chlorine throughout your pool water, but they may not be as precise or as effective as other types of chlorinators.

Automatic chlorinators work by connecting to your pool’s filtration system, controlling the amount of chlorine dispensed based on the water flow. They are easy to install and require less maintenance than floating chlorinators.

Inline chlorinators are permanently installed and work by letting water pass through a chamber containing chlorine tablets or sticks. They are highly efficient at providing a consistent supply of chlorine to your pool, but they require professional installation.

Sanitized chlorinators are a crucial part of maintaining a clear and healthy pool. However, it’s essential to ensure that the chlorinator’s settings are correct, and the chlorine levels are monitored regularly to avoid any over or under-dosing of chlorine. Balancing your pool water along with the proper use of a sanitized chlorinator can help ensure that your pool is clean, clear, and safe for swimmers.

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Shocks & Oxidizers

The importance of ensuring that your pool remains safe for swimmers while maintaining clear and healthy water. Two critical components in achieving this goal are using shocks and oxidizers in your pool maintenance routine.

Shocks are a type of chemical treatment that help to remove contaminants that can accumulate in your pool over time. Common contaminants that shocks can remove include bacteria, algae, and other organic materials that can cause odors, cloudy water, and other issues. Shocks work by raising the chlorine levels in your pool to a level that kills off these contaminants.

There are different types of shocks, including calcium hypochlorite, lithium hypochlorite, and non-chlorine shock. Calcium hypochlorite is the most common type and is useful for routine maintenance of your pool. Lithium hypochlorite is an alternative to calcium hypochlorite and is ideal for use in colder climates or with warmer water temperatures. Non-chlorine shock, as the name implies, does not contain chlorine and is gentler on pool surfaces.

Oxidizers are used to destroy organic and non-living contaminants that can affect pool water’s clarity and quality. Oxidizers work by breaking down contaminants such as oils, sweat, and sunscreen, leaving the pool water crystal clear and safe for swimmers. They can be used to improve water clarity and to eliminate unpleasant odors and eye irritation.

There are different types of oxidizers, including potassium monopersulfate, hydrogen peroxide, and chlorine dioxide. Potassium monopersulfate is the most commonly used oxidizer and is effective in eliminating bacteria, algae, and other contaminants without raising chlorine levels. Hydrogen peroxide and chlorine dioxide are also commonly used and work effectively in breaking down contaminants.

Careful handling and use of both shocks and oxidizers are necessary to ensure maximum effectiveness and safety. It’s important to follow manufacturer instructions closely and to avoid using them in high concentrations or adding them to the pool at the same time. You should also avoid adding them directly to skimmer baskets or near metal pool components, as they can corrode or damage them.

In addition to using shocks and oxidizers, proactive maintenance practices such as regular cleaning and skimming, maintaining correct pH and alkalinity levels, and monitoring chlorine levels are essential. These practices help prevent the accumulation of contaminants and ensure that your pool is always in top condition.

Shocks and oxidizers are essential for maintaining a clean, clear, and safe pool. By understanding the different types of shocks and oxidizers, their applications, and how they operate differently, you can determine which options are best for your pool maintenance routine. Remember to always follow manufacturer instructions and take proactive maintenance measures to achieve the best results.

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It’s imperative to maintain proper chemical balance in your pool. This means regularly measuring and adjusting the pH and alkalinity levels. Employing a range of products as part of this regimen ensures that your pool receives the proper care and attention it deserves, resulting in clean, clear, and healthy water.

Poolife products guarantee easy pool care and maintenance, effectively combating the common pool problems faced by pool owners. By following a simple routine that involves regular cleaning, filtering, and proper chemical balance, Poolife products offer a hassle-free solution to pool care problems. Make the switch to Poolife products, and you’re guaranteed a safe, clean, and well-maintained pool.