Choosing The Right Chemicals For Your Swimming Pool

Choosing The Right Chemicals For Your Swimming Pool

One of the keys to effectively maintain proper water chemistry is choosing the right pool chemicals. It is important for every pool owner to learn how to properly keep their pool’s chemical balance as this helps to ensure the safety and cleanliness of their swimming pool. As a result, they no longer need to pay for pool repairs. Despite this, not every pool owner knows how to effectively choose the right chemicals for their swimming pool. This article details helpful tips and information to help pool owners choose the right chemicals, primarily chlorine and cyanuric acid. Chlorine to sanitize your swimming pool Chlorine is the most popular among pool chemicals. It is required regardless of the type and size of your swimming pool because chlorine kills bacteria and algae as well as other types of microorganisms that can grow and develop in your swimming pool. Chlorine is available in different forms including 3-inch and 1-inch tablets, granular forms and in sticks. These forms also differ in their active ingredients. Chlorine sticks and tablets contain Trichlor while granular chlorine contains Dichlor. These also differ in price. The most affordable is the 3-inch tablet. It is also the most common and can be used in different types of swimming pool because it dissolves quickly and requires less maintenance. One inch tablet dissolve more quickly as it is smaller. This is why it is more commonly used in smaller sized swimming pools and spas. Chlorine sticks have the longest dissolving time because it is the largest among all chlorine forms. When buying chlorine in stick or tablet form, pool owners should beware...

Moving a Pool/Billiard Table

How To Move a Billiard Table Whether you are moving across town or across the country, moving is never an easy task.  When you have a billiard table it becomes even more complex.  Many people will pack their items themselves and then hire a couple of guys with a truck to move their belongings.  This can be a very costly experience if you are moving a billiard table.  Replacing the slate top or ending up with a table that can’t be balanced is a real nightmare. Elko Spas, Billiards and Pools can handle this delicate process for you.  They can take down the billiard table and prepare it for a move across the country or they can reassemble the table at your new home locally. What is involved in moving a billiard table? If the pockets of your table have staples they need to be removed and each pocket must be marked as to its position.  This is a delicate process to ensure that the covering is not damaged.  If you attempt this yourself you will want to wear safety glasses and gloves and use a drill to remove the staples. Remove the screws from all side rails and mark the rails to ensure proper placement when reassembled. It is often necessary to remove the felt from the slate.  This will ensure a safer move of the slate itself.  This process will require that the felt be replaced when the table is reassembled which is a service that Elko can provide.  If the slate is covered with wax, as in the case with some billiard tables, the wax will...