pHin Test Strip Results

Cyanuric Acid

Cyanuric Acid (CYA) is used to protect or stabilize the chlorine from the sun in outdoor pools. The UV light from the sun can decimate your chlorine in hours if not properly stabilized. Cyanuric acid should be kept between 20 ppm to 99 ppm to ensure proper sun protection and chlorine effectiveness. Some chlorine tablets […]

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Total Alkalinity

Total Alkalinity (TA) is the measure of water's resistance to change in pH. Total alkalinity acts a pH buffer which can help keep your pH from drastically moving up and down. Keeping your total alkalinity in-range will help reduce pH fluctuations. Your pool or hot tub should have a total alkalinity between 80 ppm and 150 ppm It is highly […]

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Total Hardness

Total hardness (TH), sometimes called calcium hardness, is a measurement of the mineral content in your water. Total hardness should be kept between 150 ppm to 399 ppm. Low Total Hardness, less than 150 ppm Low total hardness can cause damage your pool walls and corrosion of metal surfaces like pipes, heaters, and ladders. To raise […]

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