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How to Control Your Swimming Pool’s PH Level

Discover how Courtland Hearth can help you save money and keep your pool clean all summer long.

Discover how Courtland Hearth can help you save money and keep your pool clean all summer long.

Whether you enjoy swimming laps each morning or you prefer to relax on a float with a cold beverage, controlling your pool’s ph levels is a necessary aspect of maintaining a safe and healthy environment. Discover how Courtland Hearth can help you save money and keep your pool clean all summer long.

Proper Range of Chlorine Levels

Maintaining your pH levels within the proper range is important for keeping your equipment and pool intact. PH refers to the acidity or baseness of your pool water. A proper pH level is around 7.4 to 7.6 on a pH test numeric scale. Zero to seven reflects a low or acidic pH. Eight to twelve means the pool has a base pH level. Your chlorine will dissolve quicker with a low pH level. High pH levels make chlorine inactive.

The Negative Effects of Low pH

Low pH can have many damaging effects on your pool and the people who use it.Since it essentially decreases the effectiveness of chlorine, that will increase bacteria levels in your pool. When your pH is off, you also have serious issues with algae, which means you may need to add more algicide.  A low pH creates a high acidity in your pool, which can negatively affect the hardware surrounding the area.

Control Your pH with Soda Ash

Adding liquid muriatic acid to your pool’s water will lower your pH.  

But the most common pool problem is low pH due to heavy rainfall because of acid rain. Most pool owners continually need to raise their pH level. The easy way to bring your pH level up is by sprinkling soda ash into your pool.

Compare pricing and you’ll learn that you will save money on Soda Ash at Courtland Hearth & Hardware. The most popular pool supply store sells a 30-pound bucket of Soda Ash for $53.99 ($1.80 per lb) while Courtland Hearth & Hardware sells 50 pounds for just $49.99 ($1 per lb)!

Dare to compare – save money at Courtland Hearth & Hardware.

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