Shine On With Chemicals

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Chemicals do more than properly balance pool water β€” they are central in keeping pools free from bacteria, algae, debris and other harmful pathogens so pool owners can swim safely. Here, we take a look at the chemicals, provided by some of the leading manufacturers in the industry, that allow pools to sparkle and swimmers to have endless fun in safe, clean water.



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Capo Industries
Capo Industries, a leading manufacturer of pool and hot tub water treatment products for over 45 years, offers SpaBoss, a complete line that includes sanitizers, balancers and specialty chemical products. With SpaBoss, spa owners can maintain clean, safe, crystal-clear water with little effort. | (800) 263-8250



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Jack's Magic
Super Pacs are a natural multi-enzyme that prevents the buildup of suntan lotions, oils, grease and other organic contaminants that can lead to scum lines in pools and spas. This phosphate-free product also improves filter efficiency, reduces chemical usage and helps prevent dull, hazy water in all sanitizer systems. Just one ounce treats 20,000 gallons of pool or spa water for two weeks. It performs in up to 50 ppm of chlorine. | (800) 348-1656



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The AquaPill SummerPill offers a patented pre-measured delivery release system designed to help maintain crystal-clear pool water all summer long. SummerPill's multi-action formula is specially blended to help prevent scum lines from suntan lotions and other bather waste to keep water clear and to optimize filter efficiency. Treating up to 30,000 gallons of water, this pill can be used with all types of sanitizers on all pool surfaces. | (800) 753-1233



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Natural Chemistry
Natural Chemistry is pleased to announce its new CYA Removal Kit, a two-part system for reducing excessive levels of cyanuric acid in swimming pools that works without the need to drain or dilute. Prolonged use of stabilized chlorine can cause CYA levels to build up over time, but the CYA Removal Kit reduces those levels to help achieve the ideal range for a swimming pool of 30 to 50 ppm. | (800) 753-1233



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LANXESS Corporation
Lanxess Oxone non-chlorine oxidizing shock for weekly treatment has been delivering crystal-clear water free of irritating and odorous combined chlorine for many years. Oxone is the leading brand of potassium monopersulfate, also known as KMPS or simply MPS, the company says. Oxone provides all the oxidizing power of chlorine shocks without adding excess chlorine. No monitoring required; simply add Oxone each week and prevent problems before they start. Oxone offers pool retailers and service professionals a powerful and safe alternative to chlorine shock treatments, something that interests consumers across the country.
| | (800) 441-9408



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King Technology
King Technology's FROG @ease Floating Sanitizing System, featuring SmartChlor Technology, reduces chlorine use up to 75 percent with a new kind of chlorine that only works with FROG minerals and is self-regulating, King says. When there is demand on the hot tub, SmartChlor Technology goes to work. No constant monitoring needed, just a once-a-month shock. @ease floats in the hot tub and flips over when the SmartChlor Cartridge is empty (every three to four weeks). | (800) 222-0169



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DuraChlor now offers an EPA-registered herbicide called Blast It that stops nutgrass from growing behind vinyl pool liners and other sensitive surfaces. Simply apply seven pounds of Blast It for every 1,000 square feet of area before installing a liner. Ideal for both inground and aboveground liners, Blast It is formulated to sterilize nutgrass seeds before they can germinate and will not crack, soften or discolor vinyl liners.
| | (800) 333-0400



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Salt Support
Weekly Balance from Salt Support combats the constant pH struggles pool owners and operators face with pools using salt chlorine generators. Salt chlorine generators naturally raise pH in pool water, so Weekly Balance was created to eliminate the need to use hazardous muriatic acid or sodium bisulfite more commonly used to reduce pH. Used weekly, the product is designed to reduce free chlorine demand, pH bounce, staining and corrosion by balancing salt cell effluent.
| | (800) 333-0400



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SeaKlear is pleased to re-introduce its new Chitosan Clarifier, now stronger than ever. This naturally based product uses chitosan derived from shells in the seafood industry to clarify cloudy pool water while simultaneously improving filtration. It removes excess oils and lotions to reduce scum lines. SeaKlear Chitosan Clarifier polishes pool water to sparkle like never before and is great for service professionals because it can be used at the same time as shocking pool or hot tub water.
| | (800) 753-1233



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Spec Chem Direct
Spec Chem Direct is dedicated to selling its products exclusively through brick-and-mortar dealers. It now offers a new pool water maintenance product called ONE, a three-in-one solution that treats swimming pool water by removing phosphates to prevent oil and scum line buildup and also sequesters metals in order to provide the cleanest, clearest water. Great for opening and closing pools, this environmentally friendly formula is compatible with all sanitizer systems. Easy to use, swimmers can enter the pool water immediately after treatment, the company says.
| | (425) 443-0082



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N. Jonas
For more than 70 years, N. Jonas has helped pool and spa companies cash in on their branding and make more sales with its private-labeling service. Simply submit your logo or artwork and N. Jonas will silk-screen it onto top-quality chemicals. Don't have a logo? N. Jonas can help design one for you. Products are sold at competitive prices for fast-turned sales and dependable profits. Same-day shipping available.
| | (800) 523-6533



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SpaPure has created a safe and naturally biodegradable product called EZ Enzyme that reduces spa maintenance and produces naturally cleaner spa water. EZ Enzyme removes contaminants that cause odor, water lines and cloudy water while helping to keep spa filters clean. EZ Enzyme reduces overall chemical usage and time spent cleaning filters. Simply apply to the spa while circulating at the lowest setting. It is compatible with all sanitizing systems and is an excellent alternative to traditional treatments for clean water and surfaces.
| | (800) 333-0400



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Eclipse3 Algaecide is the original granular, once-a-week algaecide. It controls algae, lowers chlorine consumption, stabilizes pH and improves clarity. It is licensed in all states. Exclusive distribution areas are still available.
| | (800) 263-8250



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Unique Solutions
Ahh-Some Hot Tub Plumbing & Jet Cleaner provides an effective way to purge bio-contaminants, non-public health biofilms and slime-forming microorganisms from hot tub plumbing systems. Made with "intelligent" molecules that seek out gunk and sludge, it gets the system squeaky clean so users enjoy high-quality water without the constant hassle of maintenance.
| | (860) 896-0836



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Earth Science Labs
Earth Science Labs' line of specialty chemicals tackles the tough issues. AlgaeShield rapidly disperses to kill and prevent all forms of algae, even in those tough-to-reach spots. Safe for all surfaces and systems, the company's MetalShield removes and prevents metal stains and scaling. EnzyPure removes buildup, reduces CYA and can be used with all sanitizers and bactericides. These high-performance products also come in bulk sizes.
| | (800) 257-9283



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Waters Choice
Waters Choice Enzymes are a safe, simple, powerful and affordable all natural comprehensive treatment for spas, pools and swim spas, the company says. The company's powerful application of pure enzymes for spas minimizes harsh chemicals and requires very little time. They eliminate organic contaminants including oils, cosmetics and more. Additionally, users only have to drain their spa once a year β€” saving time, money and water.
| | (208) 949-2800



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Periodic Products
The No-Drain Metal Stain Eliminator Kit by Periodic Products includes everything you need to remove metal stains and prevent them from coming back. Each kit treats 20,000 gallons and includes two powerful stain treatments: a phosphate-free, commercial-grade sequestering agent and CuLator Metal Eliminator Ultra 4.0. Each kit comes complete with instructions.
| | (954) 764-7654



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Nature2 uses the power of natural minerals to provide cleaner, clearer water while providing round-the-clock algae control β€” even when the pump is not running. An eco-friendly solution made with minerals like silver and copper, long known for their sanitizing antimicrobial properties, Nature2 reduces chemical usage by up to 50 percent, helping keep pH in a neutral range for lowered maintenance.
| | (800) 822-7933



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Since 1994, PoolRx has provided a product that keeps customers satisfied, provides incremental sales and increases customer retention. To use, choose the correct size unit and place in pump basket or skimmer. The chelated mineral formulation dissolves out of the cylinder and forms a stable residual throughout the pool or spa, eliminating any existing algae and preventing algae from coming back for up to six months. The minerals free up low levels of chlorine to be more productive in the water, providing amazing clarity in even the toughest conditions, PoolRx says.
| | (800) 376-6579



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Bio-Dex Laboratories
Protect-All Supreme quickly removes and prevents stain and scale. To use, raise the water, apply the product and Protect-All Supreme will remove scale in 48 hours, according to Bio-Dex. It controls metals including rust, iron and corrosion problems and helps stabilize pH. One quart treats 20,000 gallons. In addition, Protect-All Supreme can be used as a tile cleaner and acid wash pre-treatment product. It can also be used in tandem with Aquadex 50 Stain-Off for quick metal removal.
| | (800) 617-3477



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EasyCare Products
Pooltec is a three-in-one product formulated to kill and prevent algae growth, clarify water and boost chlorine effectiveness to significantly reduce the need for other additives such as clarifiers, less-effective algaecides and phosphate removers. During swim season, Pooltec makes water maintenance easier and more effective without burdensome treatments that may stain surfaces, cloud water, clog pool filter media and complicate overall treatment routine. Pools treated with Pooltec will experience improved water quality, sanitation and swimmer comfort, EasyCare says.
| | (800) 289-7660



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AquaFinesse is intended for anyone seeking a simple, convenient and effective water treatment and maintenance product for their hot tub or swimming pool. By adding a weekly measured dose of AquaFinesse to the water, users will achieve crystal clear, high-quality water with extra time to enjoy it. AquaFinesse says the product is easy to use, loosens biofilm, reduces the chloride content in the water, leaves a fresh scent, softens the skin and more.
| | (704) 838-8111



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Allied Innovations
Allied Innovations is your one stop replacement spa parts source, the company says. Added to the exclusive brand product line is a new water care treatment, O-Care. O-Care is safe while it reduces the amount of chlorine or bromine needed. It is soft while making your skin feel smooth and odorless, and it is simple to use β€” just add two compounds to the spa water once a week.
| | (800) 237-9937


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