Surface Problems

Water Discoloration

Scale build up:
Causes
  • Improper water balance – high TA (total alkalinity)pH and/or CH (calcium hardness)
Solution
  • Add Metal Out
  • Stain Out
  • Balance water
  • Acid wash

Etching:
Causes
  • Improper water balance – low TA (total alkalinity)pH and/or CH (calcium hardness)
Solution
  • Balance water
  • Replace the plaster surface

Liner wrinkling:
Causes
  • Improper water balance – low TA (total alkalinity)pH and/or CH (calcium hardness)
Solution
  • Balance water
  • Replace the liner if necessary

Bleaching:
Causes
  • Improper chemical addition
Solution
  • Replace the liner if necessary
  • Repaint the surface
  • Predissolve dry substances before addition

Staining:
Causes
  • Metal stains
  • Fungus under the liner
  • Tannic acid
  • Leaves and debris)
Solution
  • Metal Out or Stain Out
  • Pull up the liner and clean from the underside
  • Shock the pool

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