A Balancing Act: 2021 Chemical Product Focus

Maintaining pool health is a serious and tricky business. Behind every good swim is a delicate chemical balancing act: Proper, routine chemicals are necessary for prevention of algae buildup, bacteria contamination, equipment issues, cloudy water and more. Check out the latest products designed to help pool pros sustain safe, clear and comfortable waters.

 


 

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Lanxess
With the power of Oxone shock oxidizer, customers can enjoy healthy, safe and swim-ready water in just 15 minutes after application β€” all with an oxidizing shock that is easy to use. Oxone monopersulfate compound delivers all the oxidizing power of chlorine shocks without raising the chlorine concentration. By using the power of active oxygen to remove organic contaminants, pool and spa water quality is restored without forming dangerous chlorinated by-products. With regular use of products containing Oxone weekly oxidizer, chloramines are minimized, there is no chlorinated smell, no eye or skin irritation, and swimsuits won't fade.
protectedbylanxess.com/oxone | (800) 441-9408

 


 

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Jack's Magic
Super Pacs are a natural multi-enzyme that prevent 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.
jacksmagic.com | (800) 348-1656

 


 

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King Technology
FROG @ease is a breakthrough sanitizing system for hot tubs that uses minerals and a unique self-regulating chlorine. The result is cleaner, clearer, softer water that's easier to take care of. Users only need to shock once per month and don't have to worry about potential problems with cyanuric acid. FROG @ease comes built-in on many spa brands and is available as a floater for all hot tubs. Consumers return for their replacement cartridges regularly, which helps build after-market business.
frogproducts.com | (952) 222-0169

 


 

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Natural Chemistry
Natural Chemistry's Spa Phosphate Remover helps protect spa equipment from the damaging effects of calcium phosphate scale. This product quickly reduces existing high levels of phosphate in spa water or can be used as a weekly treatment to maintain low phosphate levels. Designed to help spa owners and service pros reduce the grit, grime and maintenance challenges of calcium phosphate scale, this product also works well in hot tubs with salt systems.
naturalchemistry.com | (800) 753-1233

 


 

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SeaKlear
SeaKlear's newly returned Pool Opening & Winterizing Kit contains what customers need for easy pool closings and openings all in one easy-to-merchandise box. With a sleek new look for 2021, each kit includes SeaKlear Free and Klear, SeaKlear 90-day Algae Prevention and Remover and SeaKlear Metal Klear. These products remove phosphates, reduce oil and control scum lines, algae and metals. The reversible package design is ideal for inventory purposes β€” just flip the box around to promote openings or closings.
seaklear.com | (800) 753-1233

 


 

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AquaPill
Pool professionals looking to provide an easy winterizing addition can offer AquaPill's WinterPill, a highly-concentrated closing product that works through the winter. WinterPill reduces off-season scum lines, keeps water crystal clear and helps to provide a faster turnaround at opening. WinterPill's concentrated formula can be used with all sanitizers, is compatible with all pool surfaces and will not affect pool chemistry. Newly improved instructions provide a simpler, easier user experience with fewer steps for product application.
aqua-pill.com | (800) 753-1233

 


 

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RAMUC
Ramuc's Clean & Prep solution is ideal for cleaning pool surfaces before closing for the winter. This product helps ensure the pool walls are clean and ready for faster pool openings in the spring. Designed to remove all oils, debris and other contaminants that form on the pool surface during the season, this solution efficiently cleans and de-greases while simultaneously dissolving mineral deposits. For use on painted surfaces, bare plaster, concrete, gunite or fiberglass. This product is VOC-compliant, odor and fume free, water-rinse neutralized and biodegradable. Made in the U.S.
ramucpoolpaint.com | (800) 745-6756

 


 

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Waters Choice
Waters Choice Enzymes are a safe, simple, powerful and affordable treatment for spas, pools and SWIM spas. Once-a-month application of Pure Enzymes for Spas dramatically reduces chlorine consumption and removes organic contaminants, eliminating the need for other harsh chemicals. Waters Choice Enzymes are NSF-50 Certified. Users only have to drain a spa once per year, saving time, money and water.
waterschoice.com | 208-949-2800

 


 

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StainDrop
StainDrop XpH phos-free-stain remover has been improved with a powerful formula that prevents and removes stains as well as discoloration and scale caused by metals and minerals. This product is now highly chlorine-tolerant and works in a wide pH range, making it ideal for pool openings. Compatible with all pool surfaces and sanitizing systems, including salt chlorine generator pool systems. StainDrop XpH is available in 1-quart, 5-gallon and 55-gallon sizes for all commercial pool applications.
poolstaindrop.com | (800) 333-0400

 


 

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Nature's Care
Nature's Care brand now offers QuickCure, a fast-acting clarifier formula that speeds up the pool cleaning process. This clarifier quickly removes heavy deposits of non-organic contaminants in pool water, including dead algae, pollen, rain pollution, grease and much more. Ideal for use during spring cleaning and pool openings. This product is made in the U.S. and is available in a convenient 2-quart bottle size.
naturescarepool.com | (616) 365-9515

 


 

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ProTeam
ProTeam Supreme Plus uses a new formula that requires no pH adjustments after application. This once-per-season pool additive can reduce overall chlorine usage and inhibit equipment corrosion, all while reducing eye and skin irritation and maintaining a more stable pH and alkalinity environment. Compatible with all filtration systems, sanitizers and oxidizers, including salt chlorine generators. For use during pool openings and start-ups.
proteampoolcare.com | (800) 333-0400

 


 

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ProSeries
The Pro Series Liquid Cover gives pool professionals a simple solution for customers that want to extend the swimming season. This product decreases heat loss and evaporation in swimming pools, eliminating the need to physically place and remove a pool cover. Pro Series Liquid Cover's advanced mono-layer technology forms an invisible, one-molecule-thick mono-layer on pool surfaces. This dramatically decreases evaporation and heat loss to keep pool water warm while reducing heating bills. The product also saves water by reducing the need for water adjustments.
proseriespool.com/liquid-cover | (800) 753-1233

 


 

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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.
capoindustries.com | (800) 263-8250

 


 

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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 sales and dependable profits. Same-day shipping available.
njonas.com | (800) 523-6533

 


 

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Earth Science

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.
earthsciencelabs.com | (800) 257-9283

 


 

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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.
easycarewater.com | (800) 289-7660

 


 

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Bio-Dex
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.
bio-dex.com | (800) 617-3477

 

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