HTH® Pool Care Kit for Opening and Closing

Find the most important chemicals for opening and closing your indoor or outdoor swimming pool in the HTH® Pool Care Kit.


About This Item

This convenient, multi-purpose product prevents stains and scale, kills bacteria, clarifies, shock treats and prevents algae in up to 20,000 gallons of water. Whether you are opening your pool for the first swim or closing it for the winter, the HTH® Pool Care Kit is easy to use and compatible with salt systems. Plus, it won’t over-stabilize your pool.


Each kit includes:

  • Two 1 lb. bags of HTH® Ultimate Shock Treatment to boost chlorine and kill bacteria and algae
  • One 12 oz. bottle of HTH® Algae Guard Granules to prevent algae growth
  • One 1.25 lb.bottle of HTH® Metal & Stain Defense Granules to prevent metals from staining pool surfaces and causing cloudy water
  • On pack of 10 HTH® Multi-purpose 6-Way Test Strips to show levels of free chlorine, pH, total alkalinity, total hardness and cyanuric acid (CYA) stabilizer
  • Made in the USA

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Start & Finish Strong with the HTH® Pool Care Kit

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HTH® 6-Way Test Strips, 30 Strips

Use these HTH® 6-Way Test Strips to test levels of free chlorine, pH, total alkalinity, total hardness & cyanuric acid (CYA) stabilizer. Simply dip into the water and compare to the color chart on the canister. Balance your pool accordingly.

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HTH® Ultimate Shock Treatment, 1 lb.

Boost chlorine levels to kill bacteria and algae in your pool with this shock treatment. The fast-dissolving formula works quickly for crystal clear water in only 24 hours. Plus, it won’t fade your liner or overstabilize your pool.

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HTH® Algae Guard Granules, 12 oz.

Prevent and control green, yellow and black algae in your pool with algae guard granules. The easy-to-use formula works for all pool surfaces and is also compatible with salt systems. 

How to Open Your Pool for Summer

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1. Remove & clean pool cover

Before taking off the pool cover, use a soft broom to sweep away dead leaves and large debris. Lift the cover away from the pool and lay it flat to wash.   After it dries, fold and store it away for the summer. Remove any large debris that might have dropped into the pool.

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2. Remove Winterizing Equipment

Remove the winterizing pool plugs that prevented water from getting into your pool’s plumbing during the winter. If you used an ice compensator, remove it from your skimmer.

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3. Add Water

Since the pool probably lost several inches of water over the winter, bring your water levels up to normal. Use a hose filter to prevent metals and other contaminants from getting in your pool.




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