Q: How important is water chemistry for my pool?
Believe it or not, water chemistry is the most important part of any pool’s maintenance routine. Pool water that is not balanced correctly will not only damage the pool equipment but will also ruin the interior finish of the pool. Here are some helpful tips to maintaining proper water chemistry: Test water chemistry at least […]
Q: Is it ok for my dog to swim in the pool, or drink the pool water?
Dogs love to swim in the swimming pools. However, chlorinated water is not good for dogs. The chlorine can remove the natural oils from the dog’s body and cause dry, itchy skin. Also, too high of a sanitizer level can irritate the dog’s esophagus if they drink the pool water. Call Santa Barbara Spas at […]
Q: My pool is losing water! What should I do?
You can expect some water loss due to evaporation and splash out during swimming. The evaporation rate varies by season, area in which you live and amount of time you run your water features. You will experience greater loss of water through evaporation, the greater the difference between warm air temperatures and cooler water temperatures. […]
Q: Why is my pool water cloudy?
When it comes to cloudy pool water, the issue may be caused by one of two things: a) The pool water chemistry is imbalanced. b) The filter isn’t functioning properly. When it comes to your pool water and its chemistry, it’s likely due to a high pH or too much stabilized chlorine in the water. […]