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How do you remove stains from a swimming pool?


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2011-10-20 18:43:08
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Visit to discover how to rid your pool of pool stains and the prevention of them coming back!

Pool StainingI am not an endorser of products until I have tried them and see for myself that they work. So I will guarantee you that this recommendation will work for you.

First go to You will need to first identify what type of stain that you have first. This is done with a "Stain ID Kit". Once you determine the type of stain with the kit-I cannot stress enough use the kit-no guessing of what you think it might be-call Jacks Magic and let them guide you with which stain removing product to use. You may have a local dealer in your area that carries these products and may have the stain kit. Still go to the website and note the contact information. If you follow Jack's instructions you will not waste time or money on useless products. I have attending his stain specialist training and was truly impressed at the dedication level of their staff.

P.S. I am not affiliated in any way with Jack's Magic products. Just a firm believer that his products work due to I have used them previously.

good luck to you!!


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What is the best way to remove algae stains from the pool liner? Empty the pool, use a soft brush, mild detergent and water to remove algae stains from the pool liner. Thoroughly rinse and dry before refilling or storage. More pool ?

I have a fiberglass pool and I am constantly battling with iron stains. It is not impossible to remove the stains. I get brown stains in my pool and I treat them with jacks magic stain solution #1. Check out their website. They show different pictures of different types of stains. The stuff does remove the stains quickly, but it is expensive. Hope this helps.

Bleach might do it. Also investigate the cause of the stains by observing pool users.

You do not get stains from overchlorination of pool water. Look to another source like pH too high or too low, high copper levels, high mineral levels like iron etc. Depends too on what type of stains

Being a 'salt water' pool has no influence on a) how you would remove the stains or b) what caused the stains - so treat the stains as you would in any type of pool. Determine what the stains are. Algae? Metal staining? etc. Your Pool Service or local Pool Shop should be able to help determine that and also recommend the appropriate treatment.

It can be used to remove rust stains caused by swarf or some metalic object lef laying in the pool. however if the rust is a result of reinforsement having come in cotact with the water No.

Brown stains can be removed by doing a shock treatment for the pool and then scrubbing the stain. Enzyme based pool chemicals will also remove brown stains.

Drain pool and clean with muriatic acid

The stain in pool liners look unsightly and ruin the appearance of your pool. You can Remove the Pool Stains with the Brush, if the stains caused by metallic reactions then you can either use chlorine tablets or a commercial metal stain remover.

My experience is that the stains will go away by themselves, through the effects of the chlorination of the water. Does not matter if the pool is a salt pool or fresh water pool. If the pool has a plaster finish, brushing the stains with a wire pool brush will speed up the process.

I would like for you to please remove the alligator from my swimming pool. Yes, there's an alligator in my swimming pool. I suppose the alligator mistook my swimming pool for the nearby pond.

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if they are small stains, they have a stone you can buy from a pool supply store to scrub them out. If they are big, you better have a professional look at it.

You don't "remove it" You fill it in with dirt and pack it firmly.

Black stains in a fiberglass pool occur when the gel coat begins to break down and is known as "cobalting". The stains start small (pencil point) and grow rapidly. There is no chemical to remove the effects of cobalt. Simultaineously, algae will be able to attach itself to the gel coat, as it transforms from non-porous to porous. Staining will also occur and eventually fiberglass will become exposed. This transition normally occurs in about 20 years in a factory built fiberglass pool, and about 15 years in a fiberglass laminate that was applied to a concrete or gunite swimming pool. Of course, in both instances, the timing depends upon the quality and the thickness of the swimming pool gel coat that was used. The solution is relatively easy and definitely inexpensive. Simply remove (by sanding or sand-blasting) the existing gel coat and replace it with new swimming pool gel coat.

To remove rust from the water in a swimming pool, shock the pool until the water is clear of everything other than the rust staining. Then run the filter, backwashing frequently until the rust is gone.

No, you do not have to. You just have to be careful not to swim into them.

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Pool stains occur with any type of swimming pool but can easily be prevented with maintenance. The longer you wait the worse they get. Get on a good program of metal treatment, and water balance. Your professional pool dealer will have products. good swimming

Call a local pool store and ask what they recommend in lieu of draining the pool.

Muriatic acid added to the pool water will not remove stains from swimming pools. Unless you do an acid wash. Something that should be left to an experienced pool tech. Purchase a good test kit that will measure chlorine, pH, alkalinity and conditioner. This test kit will, after the initial test for pH and with a further test, give you amounts of muriatic acid to add to your particular size, in gallons, pool. K

What is the best way to remove algae stains from the pool liner?Empty the pool, use a soft brush, mild detergent and water to remove algae stains from the pool liner. Thoroughly rinse and dry before refilling or storage.

No, you do not have to. You just have to be careful not to swim into them.

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