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Tips

  • Never ever use chlorine tablets in a floater, or in the skimmer.
  • Never ever drain your vinyl pool below bottom of skimmer. It can ruin your liner.
  • To change water, add new water at the same time and speed as removing the old water.
  • Never let your pool overflow during rain or while adding water to pool.
  • Sodium Dichlor granular is friendlier chlorine for vinyl liner pools. Predissolve before adding to pool.
  • Never use calcium hypochloride granular chlorine in a vinyl pool. (It is often sold as a shock treatment.)
  • The best shock treatment for vinyl pools is non-chlorine oxidizers like monopersulfates.
  • Keep chlorine level between 1.0 and 1.5 PPM. Not over 2.0 PPM. Never use gas chlorine. It can void liner warranty
  • Liquid Chlorine should not be used as your primary Chlorine. It can make the vinyl brittle over time.
  • Using liquid chlorine every 4th time can be beneficial. It can slow down over-conditioning.
  • PH is very, very important. Keep it between 7.2 and 7.6. PH should be check weekly or more often.
  • Never use manual vacuum heads with wheels. Only use ones with plastic bristles.
  • Only use cleaning equipment that is designed for vinyl pools. Using the wrong tools can harm liner.
  • Check equipment often for rough edges or chips. Most holes in liners are caused by cleaning tools.
  • Holes in liners must be repaired underwater by using vinyl pool repair kits or call ABCO.
  • Lifespan and Beauty of your liner can be vastly reduced by improper water chemistry.
  • Keep waterline clean. Only use a soft sponge or a soft cotton cloth and a drop of dish soap and rinse.
  • Do not use tile and vinyl cleaner or anything abrasive. It can harm the clear U.V. coating on the liner.
  • Call ABCO for a whole new liner or for a repair to your vinyl liner.
    Questions? (858) 541-2226
  • Be safe! Never leave children unattended. Enjoy your summer!

Disclaimer:
ABCO recommends that you consult your pool professional before using any of these tips. ABCO assumes no liability or responsibility for problems or damage incurred in using these tips.


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