Water chemistry is the most important part of owning and maintaining a swimming pool.

Proper water balance not only ensures that your pool water is clean and safe to swim in but will also extend the life of your pool and pool equipment.

With the above in mind there is some basic chemicals that every pool owner should be familiar with and test for on a regular basis, roughly once a week. To get a better understanding of what basic chemical does please check out our Water Chemistry Guide.

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