A flocculent and chlorine will have to be added so that the debris can settle on the floor. The debris will then have to be vacuumed out by hand on waste. The amount will depend on the size of the pool.
It can easily become contaminated by things such as dirt carried by bathers and dirt and leaves blown into the pool. If the water is left unchanged or untreated for a period of time, bacteria, viruses, and other organisms are allowed to develop.
Please bring a water sample to our store or your nearest pool shop so that we can prescribe the correct treatment.
There could be air in the system following the opening of the pump to clean the basket. If this is the case, then the pump needs to be manually filled with water until all the air has been removed from the system.
A damaged pump lid O-ring and/or faulty pump lid can be the cause of air in the system.
A fault on the suction line between the skimmer box and the pump will draw air into the system.
A faulty mechanical seal on a pump will pull in air.
The wagon wheel gasket and/or multiport top on your filter are probably faulty and might have to be replaced.
It is also possible that the bottom casing of the multiport valve might be damaged in which case the bottom casing will also have to be replaced.
Why can I not keep any chlorine in my pool and its keep going green yet it smells strongly of chlorine?
This due is due, not tochlorine, but tochloramines, chemical compounds that build up inpoolwater when it is improperly treated.Chloraminesresult fromthe combination of two ingredients: (a)chlorinedisinfectants and (b) perspiration, oils and urine that enterpoolsonthebodies ofswimmers. Please contact us for further assistance.
How often should you be adding salt to your pool?
Only if you have a salt chlorinator, please bring us or your nearest pool shop a sample of water to test your salt. You can also purchase the salt test and test yourself. Each chlorinator brand has a different percentage it should be on, please enquire with your specific brand what that percentage is.
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