Category: Water Care

  • Chloramines: What are they?

    You may have heard someone use the term chloramines, but perhaps you didn’t understand what the person was referring to.    When it comes to the chlorine in your pool, you have two types of Chlorine:  Total Chlorine, which is the full amount of chlorine in the water and Free Chlorine, which is the amount of […]

  • Hazy Pool?

    Swimming contaminants and how to avoid deal with them You go outside and take the solar blanket off the pool, ready to take a refreshing dip on a hot summer day, only to realize that the pool does not sparkle as it should.  The water is not cloudy, but you know your pool has looked […]

  • Splasher Pools need love too!

    Every season so many homeowners are purchasing swimming pools from the big box stores, and there is nothing wrong with that, there are pool shortages and installation waits all across the country. What a lot of homeowners don’t know when they purchase from a big box store, is how to properly take care of their […]

  • My Salt Generator is not Generating Chlorine

    Your salt generator is on, but does not seem to be generating chlorine.  There are several reasons why this may be happening.  Here are a few of the possible reasons and solutions: 1.  The salt generators switch is in the OFF position. Turn unit ON. 2.  Desired Output % adjustment setting is too low.  Re-adjust […]

  • Pool Foam

    You’re all ready for a lazy day by the pool, grab your towel and head to your favorite lounge chair and as you look at the once inviting water you notice it – the bubbles.  The pool is full of them, the foam is everywhere in the water.  It looks like someone took some bubble […]

  • My Sanitizer Reading is High!

    Ugh!  You go for a water test at your local pool professional and you are told that your chlorine is too high for a test!  What can you do to bring the levels back down to an acceptable range?  Why did it happen in the first place? When your chlorine or bromine is above 8 […]

  • A clear pool does not mean healthy pool!

    Swimming pools require routine maintenance and chemicals to ensure the water stays crystal clear and healthy.  We recommend customers to come in once a month for a professional water test, but we do have the odd customer who has come in for the first time later in the season because they have a water issue […]

  • ClearBlue Ionizers

    Over the past few seasons clients have been requesting more information on sanitizer alternatives.  The ClearBlue ionizer is one of the alternatives that are available through R&R Pools.  Although you will still use chlorine as a sanitizer, your pool will require less with the ClearBlue Ionzier.  Let’s take a closer look at the ClearBlue system: […]