Should I be treating my pool midway through summer?
When opening your pool in the springtime, most owners opt to purchase an opening kit to assist in preparing the water for the pool season. Most opening kits contain an algaecide, a sequestering agent, a non-chlorine oxidizer and shock tablets. In addition to these maintenance chemicals, pool owners use the spring to reestablish the pH and alkalinity levels. But what about during the summer, or especially the middle of summer?
The middle of summer is important to your pool. As the weather starts hitting stride and the days are warmer, your pool water is warming up too. As your water warms, there is more pressure on your chlorine to keep your water sanitized and more stress on your pool water to remain clear.
There’s nothing like a clean pool to mark the end of a successful pool season. By treating your pool with the same treatments you did in the spring, will help encourage a healthy, clean finish to pool season. Giving your pool a dose of algaecide, the sequestering agent, and a non-chlorine oxidizer, will recharge your water with clarity and give the chlorine the boost to remain strong for the entirety of the season.
So the answer to that question, “Should I treat my pool in midsummer?” is “Yes”. For most people, summer can fly by quickly, so making yourself a mental note for the 4th of July is a great way to remember to treat the pool at midsummer, and guarantee a great year at the pool!