A pool with 10,000 gallons of water requires one or two 3-inch chlorine tablets per week to maintain the recommended 1 to 3 parts per million. Test pool water regularly, and adjust the amount of chlorine as needed. More »

Possible advantages of salt water pools over chlorine pools is the lower volume of irritating chemicals, which produces less eye, skin and respiratory irritation. Salt water also reduces maintenance cost and effort, and ... More »

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Using chlorine bleach as a pool shock is not recommended as it lowers the pH level of the pool. This can lead to further algae problems and degrade the lining of the pool. More »

A 24-foot-round, 52-inch-deep pool holds a rounded 14,715 gallons of water if it is filled to the brim, or about 13,594 gallons if it is filled to an average depth of 48 inches. Most pools are not filled to the brim. More »

The amount of gallons of water in a pool varies greatly depending on the size of the pool. The average in-ground backyard pool holds between 18,000 and 20,000 gallons of water. More »

Winterizing an in-ground pool requires draining all the water from the hoses, filters and other parts, using winterizing chemicals and then, covering the pool with a pool cover. The whole process should be done well befo... More »

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On average, a 24-foot-by-52-inch round swimming pools holds slightly less than 14,000 gallons of water. This amount varies, however, depending on the exact dimensions and whether the pool is above or below ground. More »