The average amount of chlorine required for pool shocking is 3 1/2 quarts per 10,000 gallons of water. Clean Pool and Spa recommends raising the chlorine levels 10 times for every part per million of free chlorine when s... More »

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 »

To chlorinate water in a swimming pool, add the recommended amount of chlorine tablets, liquid chlorine or chlorine granules to the pool each day. Test the pH and chlorine levels daily, and maintain a chlorine level of o... More »

Increase free chlorine in a pool by adding 1 pound of chlorine or bromine for every 20,000 gallons of water. You will need to purchase the appropriate amount of chlorine or bromine for the size of the pool. This process ... More »

To maintain a pool, make sure it is at the right pH level, add chlorine to the pool, shock the pool, add algaecide, clean the pool walls, and remove dirt and debris regularly. You need pH strips, chlorine, shock products... More »

To clean a green pool, skim it, test and correct the water's pH, shock the pool, add algaecide, run the filter until the water clears, and vacuum the pool floor. This project requires a skimmer, a water testing kit, pH a... More »

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 »