How often should you test your pool water
Pool water testing is very important in order to maintain a sanitary and well-running pool.
The time span for testing your water depends on how often you use your pool, water temperature, daily air and on the specific test.
As a swimming pool owner you should be testing for the following:
It anitizes your pool water – it should be checked 2 to 3 times per week
By keeping the pH balanced right, the chlorine will stay at its highest level of effectiveness – it should be checked 2 to 3 times per week
- Total Alkalinity
This test influences the stability of the pH levels – it should be tested once a week
- Calcium Hardness
This tends to rise and fall irregularly due to local water and chemicals added to the pool – it should be tested once a month
- Total Dissolved Solids
This help you test the efficiency of your pool chemicals – it should be tested once a month
These can cause staining if left in your water – it should be tested every 3-4 months
A pool professional can test your pool water on a regular basis. By hiring a pool professional you can have a professional analysis of your water and get the chemicals you need to ensure that your pool is clean and your equipment is live!
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