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Steps to becoming fully certified in CPR Poolwerx News Steps to becoming fully certified in CPR Did you know that only 39% percent of pool owners have adequate CPR skills?* This is a scary statistic considering there are over 2.7 million pool owners in Australia. If CPR is provided immediately as part of the lifesaving combination referred to as the chain of survival, a child can be provided with the best chance to survive and that’s why it is so important for everyone to learn CPR. So what are the steps involved in becoming certified in CPR? Read More
How to Fix a Green Pool After Rain Expert Advice How to Fix a Green Pool After Rain With heavy rainfall, the chemicals in your pool can become unbalanced; your pH levels altered and your chlorine, salt and mineral content diluted. In addition, leaves, dirt and algae spores get delivered into your pool water and can decompose, causing phosphates to be deposited into your water. Combined with sunlight, these conditions are perfect for algae and other contaminants to grow and affect the health of your pool, turning it green overnight. If your pool has turned green after a rainstorm, it could be because there is algae growing in your pool water. If this is the case, consider visiting your local Poolwerx for a free water test and pick up some Vitalyse Poly Plus Algaecide. Alternatively, if you’d like some professional help, we also offer a Green to Clean Pool Service. Read More
How to Fix a Brown Pool After Rain Expert Advice How to Fix a Brown Pool After Rain With very heavy rainfall, the runoff from the gardens and surrounding pool areas can add large quantities of dirt, garden soil and mud into your pool, turning it brown and murky. If your pool has turned brown after a rainstorm, it could be because there is mud, dirt and particulates suspended in your pool water. If this is the case, consider visiting your local Poolwerx for a free water test and pick up some Vitalyse Fast Floc. Alternatively, request a service and we’ll come take care of it for you! Read More
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