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How do you know if your pool is ready for use? Are you organizing a pool party for your friends and family members? Or maybe you just want to relax in the clean, clear water after a long week at work? There is only one way to confirm that your pool is safe to use: Free Pool Water Testing Service. 

A lot of pool owners can comfortably test their pool for chlorine and pH values. But there are a lot of other things to check out for. It is important to check for phosphates and other impurities like iron, copper, and Calcium, as neglecting them could lead to future complications, as well as an unattractive pool surface. If you have a saltwater pool, it is also necessary to test for the salinity level. 

Carrying out tests on your pool helps to give you a clear picture of the chemical content in the water, and tell you how much chemicals should be added to the pool. More than making sure you don’t spend too much on the pool, this action prevents the chances of over-treating the water and keeps you and the other pool users in good condition. 

Bring a sample of your pool and/or spa water into the store for a free test and expert recommendation, especially if you’re within Collingwood, Wasaga Beach, Blue Mountain, Thornbury, Creemore, and Stayner areas.

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Digital Pool Water Tester

Digital pool water testers help to make your job a lot easier. It can be used to test for everything including chlorine levels, pH, total alkalinity, calcium hardness, and cyanuric acid. 

It takes care of the difficult part of the job and makes sure you don’t have to go through the stress of comparing colours when you use the chart.

Pool Water Test Strips

It is important to always make sure that your pool is clean, clear and healthy for you, but this information can only be known when you check the chemical content of the pool. A pool water test strip tells you when the chlorine level is too high or too low, or just the right amount. It is also used to monitor pH values, calcium hardness, total alkalinity, cyanuric acid levels, as well as salinity levels for saltwater pools. 

Getting a pool test kit to know the chemical content of your pool is very important, notwithstanding the size and type of the pool. It helps to make sure you can kill bacteria and make sure that the water is safe for everyone to swim in without the risk of aching eyes or itchy skin.

Best Pool Water Test Kit

You can make use of our amazing pool water test kits to test your pool yourself. These kits give you the best results and make sure that you are well aware of everything in your pool so that you can take care of them and make it that healthy and satisfying spot.

Saltwater Pool Test Kit

A saltwater pool test kit helps you to study saltwater pools and stabilize the salt content of the pool. This helps to make sure you’re sure and that you don’t overtreat the pool, an act that can be expensive as well as unsafe. You should test and balance your pool every week if your chlorine generator is without a mechanized salinity sensor. 

There are different options of saltwater test kits to choose from depending on how much chemical balancing you can do on your own. If you use a simple test strip, you can examine the chemistry of your pool in a matter of seconds. On the other hand, a compound titration test kit will give you amazingly precise results for all the pool variables including total alkalinity and calcium hardness. 

How To Test Pool Water

Testing swimming pool water is not a difficult task. There are different testing options available for anyone who wants to carry out the testing. These include the use of test strips, the use of a liquid test kit, and taking your water sample to a pool store. The last option gives the best and most precise result, and with us, you don’t have to pay anything for the service.

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    FAQ

    At what level should pool water be collected for testing?

    Where you get your pool water is just as significant as the container you put it in. If you scoop the water from the top part of the pool, you may not get a precise result. It is recommended that you get to at least 12 or 18 inches below the water surface or an elbow-deep level before taking the water for testing. 

    How do I test my pool for chlorine without a kit?

    If you don’t have a kit, you can still test your swimming pool water using pool test strips. This is a quick and simple way of testing your pool water. You only have to dip a strip tester in the pool water and compare the colour to what is on a chart. A lot of testing strips come with a chart that you can use to read out the pH values of the pool water.

    What is the best way to test swimming pool water? 

    The use of pool testing kits and pool test strips are the most popular methods of testing swimming pool water. These tests are used to measure the level of chlorine and pH of the pool water, which are two of the most important chemical values of your pool. 

    What should you test your pool water for?

    When you test your pool water, the following should be kept in mind:

    • The level of chlorine should be checked twice or three times every week.
    • pH level should also be checked twice or three times every week.
    • When you need to alter the pH level, do the acid demand test. 
    • Tests for total alkalinity should be carried out once every week unless there is a change in pH. 
    • Test for calcium hardness should be done once every month. 

    When should I add algaecide to my pool? 

    For your pool to be a fun spot, it is important that you get rid of algae. Algaecides help to prevent the growth of algae and should be added to the pool water every week. It should be applied after shock treatments. 

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