Have you ever wondered how much time you spend cleaning cleaning your pool ? Between water purity filter and skimmer clogging, or the operation of the pool pump the tasks involved in pool maintenance are numerous… and time-consuming. Fortunately, technological innovations have conquered the market in recent years to help you save time! Ain’t life grand?

Here’s an overview of the tips you need to know to enjoy healthy, clean pool water, with (almost) no effort at all!


How to treat the water in your polyester pool?


Did you know that a plethora of treatments are available on the market today? From chlorine treatment, bromine treatment or salt water chlorination. salt water chlorinator all prove extremely effective. However, certain products should be avoided, especially copper- and mineral-based treatments. These can cause irreversible stains on your pond liner.

Here’s a closer look at the different treatments that are compatible with your polyester shell pool:

– Chlorine treatment Easy-to-use, this type of treatment is the most frequently used by pool owners. Available in pebble or powder form, chlorine has a complete action on water disinfection. However, depending on the sensitivity of bathers, it can sometimes cause skin or eye irritation.

– Bromine treatment Bromine treatment: In addition to ensuring optimum water disinfection, bromine treatment has the advantage of having a continuous action, even if the water temperature or pH varies.

– Salt treatment Perfect for bathers who tend to have sensitive skin and mucous membranes, the salt treatment requires the use of an electrolyzer. This device transforms the salt in your pond into sodium hypochlorite, a substance renowned for its algicide properties.

– UV treatment treatment: Highly effective in eliminating micro-organisms, UV UV treatment treatment needs to be accompanied by a disinfectant solution.

– Active oxygen Like salt treatment, active oxygen is ideal for people who suffer from chlorine irritation. Be aware, however, that its effectiveness is correlated to the pH and temperature variations of your water. For optimum action, combine it with other products. pool disinfectants.


How to recover green water from your shell pool?


– Automate your pool treatment

There’s no secret: for a healthy pool, treating your treatment of your pool is mandatory. And although strip kits for water analysis may be the most common method used by pool owners, it’s not the easiest, nor the quickest.

To automate your pool water treatment efficiently, you can choose between two options: automatic dispensers of disinfectant (chlorine or bromine) or pH regulators.


How do these devices work?

On the one hand, the vending machine is useful for regularly checking the water quality. Depending on the result obtained, it automatically introduces disinfectant (chlorine or bromine, depending on your pool) directly into your pool. Please note: to operate correctly, this unit requires regular checking of the disinfectant tank.

The pH controller controller is directly integrated into the hydraulic network of your shell pool. Every day, the pH of the water is automatically measured and, if necessary, the device continuously sprays regulating agent until the water is balanced again.

And to save even more time, you can opt directly for a pH regulator combined with an automatic disinfectant dispenser!


– Complete your maintenance with an automatic robot cleaner

Clean, healthy water is good. But for impeccable results, it is imperative to vacuum and brush your machine regularly. polyester pool.

And for this, the use of an automatic cleaning robot is ideal. But you have to choose wisely! In fact, the market offers a plethora of models, more or less adapted to your needs and budget:

  • The electric robot: Easy to maintain and high-performance, this type of cleaning robot adapts to all types of flooring (floor, slope, walls) for optimum results. But that’s not all, thanks to its integrated wheels and cleaning brushes, the electric robots are capable of vacuuming all debris from your polyester shell pool. And all with complete autonomy!
  • The hydraulic robot Also known as “suction robots”, hydraulic hydraulic robots are extremely efficient when it comes to cleaning your pond. Once connected to your pool’s skimmer or brush intake via a floating hose, the hydraulic pool cleaner moves at random to pick up the various impurities. And unlike the electric robot, the hydraulic robot requires no electricity to operate!


– Don’t neglect manual cleaning

Although today’s market has seen the arrival of innovative new technologies, it’s important not to neglect manual maintenance ! And the reason for this is simple: certain external pollutants, such as dead leaves, branches and pollen, have to be removed by hand. Otherwise, the use of your cleaning robot will no longer be effective, and your pool water will gradually turn green.

To prevent this from happening, use the dip net in your pool every day to remove impurities. Empty the skimmer basket as much as possible and check the condition of the filter. I promise, this step won’t take you more than a few minutes!


How do you recover green pool water?


Despite the precautions you take, you can still find the water in your green pool. Wondering how this could have happened? In reality, there are several reasons why a green water. But before you rush off with any treatment product It is important to diagnose the causes of the problem.

Most of the time, when your water is green, it is due to the presence of algae in your pool. Algae growth can simply be the result of unbalanced water (an abnormal pH level, insufficient filtration time or too low a disinfectant level), or a sudden change in water temperature. In order to return to healthy water and be able to bathe in complete peace of mind, you’ll need to get rid of them.


Shock treatment

One of the first things to do when your pool turns green is to perform a shock treatment using the appropriate product (shock bromine, shock chlorine). But before that, a few checks will be necessary, such as :

– Analyze the pH of your pond water and adjust if necessary;

– Check filtration system for cleanliness and proper operation.


Once you have completed this step, you will need to purchase chlorine (pellets or granules) and add it directly to your pool’s skimmers. In addition to adhering to the recommended dose, be patient! It may take a few days for the water in your pool to become clear again.

Before you enjoy your pond again, remember to remove any algae residues, either by manual brushing or by using your vacuum cleaner.


Use anti-algae products

You’ve just carried out a diagnosis and found that the green water in your pool is due to algae proliferation ? In this case, you can pay a algicide product in your pond, in front of the discharge nozzles, according to the dose indicated on the product.

Like the shock treatment, wait until the water has turned blue and then clean the tank cleaning before jumping in!


As you can see maintenance automation saves you precious minutes, it’s essential to adopt a few good daily practices to get the most out of your pool! Would you like more advice on pool maintenance ? Don’t hesitate to contact the Aboral experts directly, they’ll be happy to help.

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