Maintaining your pool

Maintaining your pool water can be a lot of work, but we can
make it easier for you by providing help every step of the way. Check out our helpful articles and blog posts below.

 
  • How to test and balance your pool

    Follow these 6 simple steps to make testing and balancing easy.

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  • How to store pool chemicals

    Whether you're storing pool chemicals away for the off-season, or you’re stocking up in spring, we're here to help you do it safely.

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  • How to shock your pool

    Luckily, shocking your swimming pool is very easy if you just follow these four simple steps.

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  • Test, snap and solve with HTH® 6-Way Test Strips

    Test, snap and solve with HTH® 6-Way Test Strips

    See how quick and easy testing your pool water can be with HTH® Pool Care 6-Way Test Strips and the new HTH® Test to Swim™ app, now with more accurate...

    Test, snap and solve with HTH® 6-Way Test Strips

    See how quick and easy testing your pool water can be with HTH® Pool Care 6-Way Test Strips and the new HTH® Test to Swim™ app, now with more accurate...

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  • What pool accessories do I need for my above ground or in ground swimming pool?

    What pool accessories do I need for my above gr...

    A 2,000-dollar pool vacuum? At that price, does it also moonlight as a personal lifeguard?! If you're a first-time pool owner navigating the pool accessories aisle, the potential spend can...

    What pool accessories do I need for my above ground or in ground swimming pool?

    A 2,000-dollar pool vacuum? At that price, does it also moonlight as a personal lifeguard?! If you're a first-time pool owner navigating the pool accessories aisle, the potential spend can...

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  • What is swimming pool shock?

    What is swimming pool shock?

    SKIMMER NOTES: Pool shock is a more concentrated form of chlorine that helps make your pool water safe and healthy for swimming.

    What is swimming pool shock?

    SKIMMER NOTES: Pool shock is a more concentrated form of chlorine that helps make your pool water safe and healthy for swimming.

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  • How much shock do I add to my swimming pool?

    How much shock do I add to my swimming pool?

    SKIMMER NOTES: Calculate your total pool volume first, then check the package of shock for dosing recommendations by volume. Typically for granular shock, you'll need one pound for every 10,000...

    How much shock do I add to my swimming pool?

    SKIMMER NOTES: Calculate your total pool volume first, then check the package of shock for dosing recommendations by volume. Typically for granular shock, you'll need one pound for every 10,000...

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  • Are chlorine and shock the same thing?

    Are chlorine and shock the same thing?

    SKIMMER NOTES: No. Chlorine and shock are not the same thing. Shock has a more intense chemical strength than the traditional chlorine sanitizers, and it also differs in how you...

    Are chlorine and shock the same thing?

    SKIMMER NOTES: No. Chlorine and shock are not the same thing. Shock has a more intense chemical strength than the traditional chlorine sanitizers, and it also differs in how you...

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