What is Tfpc pool?
TFPC stands for Trouble Free Pool Care. The TFPC method of taking care of your pool focuses on using simple techniques that don’t cost too much and work reliably in nearly all situations. Using TFPC, you avoid putting anything in your water that you don’t need and which may cause problems.
What is TFP method?
The TFP method is nothing more than simply knowing how to test your water yourself (because only you care about your pool water), knowing what the pool chemicals sold in stores are and what they do AND knowing exactly what your pool needs to keep it clean and sanitary.
What is shock level for pool?
The most optimal and effective pH level to shock a pool is anywhere between 7.2 and 7.4. If the pool water is anywhere outside of this range, the water will not be suitable for the shock, making the treatment significantly less effective.
How long does it take to slam a pool?
The length of a SLAM varies anywhere from a few days to a week or two. Some swamp pools could take longer. Duration also depends on an owners ability to “maintain” the proper FC level and brush, sweep, vacuum, backwash, etc.
Is chlorine and shock the same thing?
Chlorine is a sanitizer, and (unless you use Baquacil products) is necessary for maintaining a clear and healthy pool. Shock is chlorine, in a high dose, meant to shock your pool and raise the chlorine level quickly.
How often should I shock my pool?
about once a week
How Often Should I Shock My Pool? Shocking your pool regularly will help to keep the water clean and free of contaminants. You should aim to shock your pool about once a week, with the additional shock after heavy use. Some tell-tale signs that your pool needs to be shocked are cloudy, foamy, green, or odourous water.
When should I slam my pool?
SLAMing your pool is the best way to eliminate algae, sanitize your pool and get your water crystal clear. If you have algae, or the CC level is above 0.5, or the free chlorine (FC) level is zero, you should SLAM the pool.
When should I stop slamming my pool?
Once the SLAM begins, you cannot stop the process until all 3 of the following conditions have been met:
- The water is clear.
- The water passes the overnight free chlorine loss test (OCLT)
- The combined chlorine level is 0.5 or less.
Do I add chlorine or shock first?
It Should Not Be Done Together This is because when you mix chlorine and algaecide together, it renders both of them useless. Hence, you should first shock the pool and wait for the chlorine levels to fall below 5 PPM.
Should filter be running when shocking pool?
Run the filtration system While shocking your pool will help kill any germs any algae, it won’t actually get rid of them; for that, you need your filter. So be sure to run your pool filter for at least 24 hours.
What happens if you swim in a shocked pool?
What Happens If You Swim In A Shocked Pool? If you do not wait for the chemicals used to shock a pool to totally dissolve then you could be placing yourself in serious danger by swimming in it. At the minimum, you will feel itchy skin and eyes because of the chemicals present in the water.
How much shock Do you need to slam a pool?
The recommended Cya level in a pool for a successful SLAM is between 30ppm and 40ppm, higher than that you will have to spend more on chlorine to be able to clear algae or ammonia.