Pool Balancing Chemicals FAQs

Have questions about balancing pool chemicals? Get the Hy•Quality advice you need below.

What happens if the pH is too low in the pool?2023-01-16T15:10:03+11:00

When the pH is lower than 7.2, the chlorine becomes extremely inefficient and is rapidly depleted giving off a strong chlorine smell.

Should I adjust chlorine or pH first?2023-01-16T15:09:50+11:00

You should always adjust your pH levels before adding chlorine to the pool. The ideal pH level is between 7.2-7.6 and having a high pH level (above 7.6) will make your chlorine less effective.

How long does it take to balance the chemicals in a pool?2023-01-16T15:09:39+11:00

It can take up to 24 hours for the chemicals to balance in a pool.

How often do you balance chemicals in your pool?2023-01-16T15:09:28+11:00

You should test your pool weekly during the swimming season and fortnightly during non-swimming season (autumn/winter).

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