Your swimming pool is your leisure bath where you often love relaxing, frolicking, exercising, pleasuring, or just chilling out on warm days. However, is your pool extremely safe for swimming?
Your swimming pool really needs to be the clean and the safe place because germs & infections are lousy offsprings of dirty waters. Your pool water often get contaminated by a number of pollutants, such as dust, leaves, chemical wastes, pollen, spores, bacteria, etc. If not checked, these pollutants change your pool to a breeding place for germs and diseases.
Your contaminated swimming pool can cause several illnesses such as skin, ear, upper respiratory infections, diarrhea etc. Often flus, grippers, or influenzas spread thru contaminated pool water.
However, proper swimming pool maintenance and sanitation can help prevent most of your infections & diseases. Your swimming pool pump & filter plays vital role in cleaning pool water. The pump circulates water thru the filter to take out mud and other pollutants. Your pump should run at least 10 hrs a day. Your pool filter keeps the pool water clear.
Your plumbing circuit may also contain an electric heater, solar panels, and chemical injector. You should keep checking this pool paraphernalia regularly.
Your swimming pool chemistry is rather-rather important in pool sanitization. Sanitizers are the chemicals that you use to kill bacteria and control algae growth in your swimming pool. Some common sanitizers are chlorine and bromine compounds that must be added to the pool on a regular basis to avert bacterial growth.
You can also make use of an algae inhibitor. You should do it before you have an algae problem. These are commonly available in a liquid form. You can pour it in near the skimmer and distributed to all the areas of the pool.
You should regularly check the chemistry of your pool i.e. the pH level, which is the relative acidity or baseness of your pool water. The standard pH levels should be between 7.2 and 7.6. The water turns acidic, if the pH level is too low. If the pH level is too high, you will notice scale buildup on your tiles. You should use a good swimming pool calculator to check and adjust the quantity of chemicals in your swimming pool.
You require several cleaning and servicing tools for cleaning and sanitizing your swimming pool. Your cleaning tools include telepoles, skimmer, wall and floor brush, vacuum head and hose, leaf vacuum and garden hose, tile brush and soap, acid spotter, and water testing kits. You can clean and sanitize your swimming pool bottom and walls, emptying your swimming pool.