How To Properly Add Chlorine Tablets To Your Pool - Hxeternal

How To Properly Add Chlorine Tablets To Your Pool

Using Chlorine Tablets:


Clean your pool effectively by using chlorine tablets.

Simply place the tablets in your skimmer,

floating dispenser or automatic chlorinator.

Chlorine is the most common way to sanitize your swimming pool, regardless of its size. They come in a variety of forms, including tablets.


Many pool owners, however, are not familiar with these convenient tablets, and they often wonder how they should be used. If you're unsure about using chlorine tablets in your pool, don't worry. So, here's our simple guide on how to use chlorine tablets in your pool.  


First, let's talk about why chlorine tablets are a great choice.

If you're unsure about using chlorine tablets in your pool, don't worry. If you're unsure about using chlorine tablets in your pool, don't worry. Our guide will help.


Not only are they easy to use compared to liquid chlorine, but they're also less messy and require less upkeep.  Lastly, these tablets dissolve slowly over time, gradually sanitizing your pool for about a week without requiring much effort from you.


You may be wondering if they work as well as liquid chlorine, and the answer is yes. They are a potent form of chlorine that effectively neutralizes viruses, algae, bacteria, and other harmful organisms in the water.


In fact, chlorine tablets are superior to liquid chlorine. Cyanuric acid is added to the tablets to stabilize chlorine, enabling it to last longer in your pool. Additionally, these tablets have a lower pH, meaning you need less dry acid HCT to adjust pool levels. These two factors lead to lower costs over time.


Chlorine tablets can be a simple and convenient solution to purify your pool water. However, it is crucial to select the appropriate option for your needs as pool chemistry can be complex.


Chlorine tablets are available in two forms: stabilized and unstabilized. Stabilized tablets contain cyanuric acid (CYA), which safeguards chlorine from the sun's harmful UV rays. This results in stabilized tablets lasting longer.


To ensure long-lasting chlorine in your pool, opt for stabilized chlorine tablets, specifically "TCCA" or "TICA" tablets such as the Chlorine Tablet from Hxeternal.


To determine how many tablets to use, consult the dosage instructions provided with your chlorine. For our 3 inch chlorine tablets, we suggest one tablet for every 4000-5000 gallons of water. If your pool volume is in between (such as 7,500 gallons), we advise rounding up instead of using ½ of our tablets.


Use Your Skimmer

You can add chlorine tablets straight to your pool skimmer. When your pool filters are working, they move water through the skimmer and to your chlorine tablet. Then, the chlorinated water is returned to your pool via the return jets. This method can help your chlorine tablets dissolve much better than if they were just in your pool.


However, this method has a possible drawback. Your pool tablets will keep dissolving even when your pool filter isn't in use. This will result in a section of highly chlorinated water in your skimmer that could cause damage to your pool equipment. To prevent this, ensure that your pool jets are running when using this method.


Alternatively, remove the partially dissolved tablets from the skimmer when you turn off your pool filters and store them in a sealed container until needed.


You can then place them in your floating dispenser.

A pool device called a float dispenser moves around your pool and gradually releases sanitizer contained in chlorine tablets. It is easy to use but there are a few things to bear in mind.


Only use it in your aboveground or inground pool if your pool maker approves.


It is also a passive way to include chlorine tablets in your pool. This can lead to uneven chlorine distribution in the pool if the dispenser is not moved by water current.


It can also result in dispensing too much chlorine in one area if the dispenser gets stuck in one location. 


Chlorine tablets offer superior performance compared to liquid chlorine. These tablets contain cyanuric acid, which stabilises the chlorine, leading to a longer-lasting effect in your pool. Moreover, thanks to their lower pH value, you'll require less dry acid HCT to adjust pool levels, resulting in reduced costs over time.


Chlorine tablets are a hassle-free and practical alternative for sanitising your pool's water. However, it is essential to choose the suitable choice for your requirements, as pool chemistry can be intricate.

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