How To Clear A Cloudy Pool?

Fri 28 July 2017

Home pool maintenance is not an easy thing for most of the homeowners. Though an upkeep of the above ground pool looks easy, many times homeowners have a frustrating time and even confused on how to clear a cloudy above ground pool and this short article is all about offering some valuable information about the right maintenance of the home pool. A cloudy pool is an indicator to the homeowners that something is wrong with the pool. As a homeowner, you need to be alert whether pool needs any chemical treatment or a complete draining of water and needs a fresh refill. The second option is an expensive one as well as time-consuming. Such things have to be done only in unavoidable cases when the other options have failed to produce the desired results.

Steps to clean the cloud pool As the first and foremost thing, you need to check whether the cloudy pool water is due to the presence of algae, a kind of water plant in the side walls of the pool or on the floor. In such cases, you need to take action to remove the algae. In most of the issues, such a removal will clear up the cloudiness of the pool water. This can be done by vacuuming or brushing the pool walls as well the floor. Then add a chlorine based pool shock along with the pool filtering system and allow a day for the filtering system to run. In normal conditions the algae will disappear in a day, otherwise, repeat the process for another day. Try to continue the process till the algae are eliminated. If the pool water is still cloudy after many attempts, you need to call an expert to drain the pool water and do the complete acid wash. As a proactive step, you should always test the pH level of your pool water to prevent contaminations.