Sparco Chlorine Pool Maintenance


Start the season by having your pool water professionally tested and adjust as needed. This is necessary for chemicals to work effectively as well as protecting your liner and pool equipment from premature wear!

Test pool weekly with easy to use test strips.

Just dip and compare colors.  Adjust pH and Alkalinity as needed.

Maintain a chlorine level of 1-3 ppm.

3” Tablets – Maintain tablets weekly in chlorinator, floater, or skimmer (unless you have a heater).

Di-Chlor Powder – Add daily through skimmer at a rate of 2.5 – 5 oz. / 10,000 gallons.

Shock pool weekly.

Shock-N-Swim (non-chlorine!)– 1lb. / 10,000 gallons or Power Magic Shock – 1lb. / 10,000 gallons

Prevent Algae

Add Sparco Concentrated Algaecide bi-weekly to pool. 2 oz. / 10,000 gallons

Run The Pool

Run filter system at least 8-12 hours a day. If you have a 2 speed pump, run the system 24 hours a day on low speed!

Clean filter as needed.

Sand Filters: Only backwash when the pressure builds up or return flow slows down. Sand filters filter out finer particles as they clog up. If you keep the filter too clean it will not work efficiently!

Cartridge & DE Filters: Clean whenever the pressure builds up or return flow slows down. If you have a DE filter make sure to add DE every time you backwash!

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