Thursday, July 03, 2008

maintaining the swimming pool


It's been an interesting time. Last week i tried for the first time to maintain the swimming pool on my own.

What a delicate eco-system a pool creates. Just enough Ph, Alkalinity and Chlorine. Don't forget to deal with algie levels, etc....

So far, so good.

I have to check the chlorine level every few days to calibrate the flow from the chlorinator.

I also learned how to increase the PH and have a small warehouse of pool chemicals.

They certainly cost less than what my service was charging.

In a few weeks we'll see if it's been worth the effort.

One thing for sure is that you quickly learn how to use the test kit!

Regards, makingourway

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