To maintain a healthy swimming pool, the chlorine level in the pool should be maintained between 1.0 to 3.0 parts per million. The ideal level of chlorine in a swimming pool is dependent on several factors, including wat... More »

According to Home Guides, chlorine lock, or stabilizer lock, is a term misused by uneducated providers of pool advice. Stabilizer is a critical part of the important oxidation and reduction potential for the pool to main... More »

Homeowners who want a pristine swimming pool must skim the pool daily to remove any floating debris and leaves. They should also invest in a robot vacuum that can continuously clean the bottom of the pool. If they commit... More » Home & Garden Outdoor Pools & Hot Tubs

Both saltwater pools and traditional chlorinated pools use chlorine to disinfect the water, but the primary difference is in how the owner adds chlorine, according to In the traditional pool, chlorine tablets ... More »

The chlorine in household bleach can be used to sanitize swimming pools, though it is generally less concentrated than chlorine designed for pool use. Bleach additives can harm the pool, so a generic household bleach wor... More »

Some public swimming pools in Norfolk, Virginia, include the Southside Aquatics Center indoor swimming pool, the pools at the Norfolk Fitness and Wellness Center, the Northside indoor swimming pool, the Huntersville indo... More » Sports & Active Lifestyle Water Sports & Activities Swimming

The stuff that forms on the water line of a swimming pool could be calcium deposits, algae buildup or residue from contaminants such as sunscreens and lotions. Calcium scale appears as a white, rough or chalky substance.... More » Sports & Active Lifestyle Water Sports & Activities Swimming