Pool stabilizer is a chemical additive for pools that extends the effectiveness of chlorine. It works by slowing the breakdown of chlorine molecules by the sun's ultraviolet radiation. 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 »

Saltwater pool maintenance should include testing the water weekly for pH and free chlorine; monthly testing for salt, alkalinity, calcium and stabilizer; and opening and removing the cell every three months to clean any... More »

"CYA," or cyanuric acid, is a stabilizer or conditioner that is used to reduce the rate of composition of free available chlorine in pools that are exposed to the sun's ultraviolet rays. Dissolving CYA into a swimming po... More »

Pool phosphate remover is a product designed to reduce phosphates in pools to below 125 parts per billion. This helps defend the pool from algae blooms throughout the year. More »

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Pool sand bags are often used to anchor removable stairs and ladders in above- and below-ground pools. One of the most popular styles of removable stairs, wedding cake stairs are typically weighted down to the bottom of ... More »

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Saltwater pool maintenance should include testing the water weekly for pH and free chlorine; monthly testing for salt, alkalinity, calcium and stabilizer; and opening and removing the cell every three months to clean any... More »