What to do when you first fill your pool?
What Do You Do After an Above Ground Pool Is Filled With Water?Step 1: Learn about how to prevent drowning and pool chemical injuries. Step 2: Turn on the filter. Step 3: Vacuum and skim off debris. Step 4: Test the water, and then test it again. Step 5: Enjoy your pool, but safely!Jul 13, 2020
Will 2 hoses fill a pool faster than 1?
You have a 3/4 line and all the water pressure of either a municipal water system or a water pump. Splitting that into two lines will not likely double the flow rate as there is a pressure drop, but it should increase the total flow rate considerably.
Should I use shock or chlorine?
You do need to use both tabs and shock. Without tabs, the chlorine shock will dissipate quickly out of the water; without shock, the chlorine level will not get high enough to fully sanitize the water. You should aim to keep the chlorine level at between 1 and 3 ppm.
How long after adding algaecide can you shock?
Its important to know that using pool shock and algaecide together can create bad chemical reactions if you dont take the necessary precautions. Your chlorine levels wont return to normal right after you shock your pool anyway, so we recommend waiting at least 24 hours to add algaecide.
How long do you have to wait to swim after adding algaecide?
15 minutes It is best to wait 30 minutes after adding it to your pool. We recommend waiting at least 15 minutes to swim after adding algaecide to your swimming pool. Most algaecides are perfectly safe to swim with. It is not recommended to swim with flocculent in your pool as it will reduce its effectiveness.
How long does it take for chlorine levels to go down?
Sunlight depletes chlorine level, although not as fast as chemical methods. On a cloudless sunny day, 90% of the chlorine level in a pool can be destroyed in about two hours.
Should you fill a pool at night?
It may be cheaper to run the pump at night, but honestly you should run it 1 hour a day per 10 degrees of temperature at least, and it should be during the day. Running the pump at night should only be when you are doing a major chemical treatment such as algae clean-up.
Can you fill a pool up at night?
Before adding any water to your pool, you should make sure that the pool is clean and free of any loose debris. If necessary, clean the pool so that you will have clean water right from the start. It is never recommended to leave your home during this time or to fill your pool overnight.