How to ‘Shock’ the Pool

“Pool Shock”

In the case of a green swimming pool, you are going to need ‘pool shock’. “Shocking” a swimming pool is also a great way to bring things back into balance but should not be over used.

how to shock a green swimming pool

You’ll enjoy the pleasures of swimming in crystal clear pool water by regularly maintaining and shocking your pool, typically every 2 – 3 months in normal conditions. Shocking your pool breaks up combined chlorine (chlorine + contaminants).

Understanding Swimming Pool Chlorine

When testing your pool’s chlorine level, it is important to first understand how chlorine is classified. Read more from Hayward using the link below.

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