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Posted: 4/4/2019
Orenda CE-Clarifier
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Now in Stock!
 
 
 Chitosan Clarifier + Enzyme water cleaner
 
 
Ce-Clarifier is an all natural clarifier that is ideal for swimming pools! The enzymes in the formula of this water cleaner boosts the strength of the product to break down and digest non-living organic material, grease, and oils on the surface of the water. The chitosan then finds particles to floc, or coagulate so the pool filter can effectively capture them. The result is sparkling clean water!
 
 
- Natural chitosan clarifier
- Added enzyme for increased performance
- Increase water clarity
- No synthetic polymer or dyes
- Removes oils and non-living organic debris
- Clear up cloudy pools
 
 
Stop by Pool Supply Atlanta at 2300 Holcomb Bridge Rd, Suite 304 and try out this incredible new product today! 
 
Posted: 4/3/2019
Phosphates and How they Affect your Pool
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What causes your pool to become infested with algae every season?
 
 
 
The answer is Phosphates!
 
Phosphates are a compound of the element Phosphorous and are the source of energy for aquatic plants, which in the context of your pool, means algae. If phosphates are allowed to remain in the pool water unchecked, then algae is given the chance to proliferate. 
 
Phosphates are measured in ppb (parts per billion), and the acceptable range is from 0-500ppb, with zero being the best case scenario!
 
 
 How do Phosphates enter the pool?
 
Phosphates are introduced to water from a variety of ways. Here are the most common:
- Water from rain or sprinklers depositing runoff from dirt and fertilizer into the pool water
- Fresh water from city sources (phosphates are commonly used to filter water at sanitation plants)
- Leaves, branches, and other organic debris
 
The goal is to maintain a consistent "near zero" level of phosphates so to avoid algae blooms in the water, as phosphates are constantly being introduced.
 
How to maintain low levels of Phosphates
 
The best way to maintain your phosphates is to get periodic free computerized water testing done at Pool Supply Atlanta!
 
With our system we can pinpoint exactly how many parts-per-billion of phosphates you have in your water, and prescribe the correct dosage of Natural Chemistry's Phosfree to eliminate all chance of an algae bloom turning your crystal clear water into an unsightly swamp!
 
Phosfree is added directly to your skimmer to remove Phosphates from the water and instantly starts to do its job once added. This product is an enzyme based organic cleaning product, so there's absolutely no harm to humans (or your dog that loves to swim). It works with all types of pool sanitizers and chemicals, producing a worry free way to clear your pool from phosphates and keep your pool water free from Algae blooms all season long.
 
 
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Posted: 3/20/2019
Polaris Quattro Pressure Pool Cleaner NEW
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 Polaris Quattro Sport 
 
Designed to devour debris, the Polaris Quattro Sport boasts 4WD agility to aggressively climb walls and brush the waterline. Even acorns, leaves and pebbles don't stand a chance thanks to its extra-large intake. And with dual-stage filtration, this cutting-edge pressure-side cleaner collects both fine and large debris into an easy-clean canister with a transparent window. Powered by a booster pump, the Quattro sport is ideal for all in-ground pool surfaces.
 
Features:
- Active brushing attacks fine, stuck-on debris
- 4WD agility for floors, walls and waterline
- Multi-directional navigation delivers quick, efficient coverage
- Unmatched climbing from floor to wall
- Large debris intake with powerful triple-Venturi jets
- Large capacity, easy-clean debris canister
- Dual-stage filtration collects fine particles and large debris
- Aggressive brushing action up to the waterline 
 
*For limited time, $200 mail in rebate offered 
Posted: 12/4/2018
Pool Care During Winter
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Proper pool care during the winter is essential to reduce cost of chemicals and labor when it is time to open up back in the spring. Even if the pool is not covered during the cold season, proper chemical balance and clearing of debris is needing to prevent staining and other problems. For an in-depth analysis of how to keep your swimming pool well maintained during the winter months, free and comprehensive computerized water sampling is offered in store at 2300 Holcomb Bridge Rd, Roswell GA, 30076.
 
Chlorine
- Less chlorine is required to keep pool water clean during the winter months due to the temperature of the water being lower. Chlorine tablets will dissolve more slowly than during the warm season, but it is advised to make sure the pool is within a 1ppm - 6ppm free chlorine range during the winter months to keep the water free from organic material and bacteria. This will also highly lessen the risk of having an algae bloom as the temperatures start to rise in the spring.
 
pH
- Maintain a pH level in the range of 7.2 - 7.8. High pH promotes scaling on the surface, while a low pH promotes corrosion of the surface.
 
Alkalinity
- Maintain a normalized level of 80ppm-120ppm to correctly buffer the pH (keep it from fluctuating).
 
Calcium Hardness
- Maintain a normalized level of 200ppm - 400ppm to ensure long life of pool surface finish. When Hardness level is too low, the water will etch and corrode the pool surface finish to equalize its calcium need. 
 
Stabalizer
- Since the UV from the winter sun is not as strong as the summer sun, it is acceptable to run the pool with low levels of stabalizer. It is recommended, though, to still maintain at least 30ppm of stabalizer in the pool water.
 
Salt Water Chlorine Generation
- When pool water is 55 degrees Fahrenheit or below, your salt system will mostly likely shut itself off, as no chlorine will be produced at or below this temperature. To keep chlorine levels consistent, putting a chlorine tablet or two in a floater or in the skimmer will be sufficient to maintain chlorine levels while the salt system is inactive.
 
Algae Prevention
- Algae growth is severely slowed in water with cold temperatures, so with proper maintenance of a 1ppm - 6ppm chlorine level, the risk of algae bloom during the winter months is low. If algae does appear, a dose of shock or algaecide based on water volume and intensity of algae bloom is recommended to kill the algae.
 
Pool Cleaner
- Running your pool cleaner one to two hours a day is recommended to keep the pool looking its best, even during the winter. If pool has a large amount of leaves, it is recommended to also manually empty pool of leaves with a net alongside use of a pool cleaner, as a heavy amount of leaves and debris will jam up and break pool cleaners.
Posted: 10/14/2018
Choosing a Pool Finish
By Phil Meek
Choosing a pool finish can be a confusing. The three popular types of pool finishes are EcoFinish, Wet Edge and Standard White.
 
With Eco Finish your pool finish can be easily transformed to a designer finish. It's a revolutionary finishing product that uses a scientifically formulated aquatic coating to provide a chip, peel, crack, and stain resistant seal that traditional gel-coat and paint finishes can’t deliver. With a variety of colors, you can easily find a solution to match your pools design.
 
Wet Edge, also referred to as pebble finish is a mixture of plaster and a durable substance such as stone. This is a dependable finish and features a perfect balance between man-made polymers and nature stone. Wet Edge comes in a wide variety of colors and textures which makes it perfect for premium pools.
 
Standard White Plaster is the most common pool finish and provides the most economical solution for most pool owners. This smooth pool finish is a simple combination of white cement, white marble aggregate, and water giving your pool that "classic swimming pool" look.
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