Tabs in the Skimmer?

I was in Costco yesterday and noticed 40 lb. containers of Clorox brand chlorinating tablets.  As I examined the container I noticed that the 3″ tabs contain 94.05% tri-chloro-s-triazinetrione and application is recommended via a floater or skimmer (see below).  Pool techs avoid placing tri-chlor tabs in the simmer because … Continue reading →

Are you doing this?

During a routine maintenance call at a commercial pool the service tech removed the skimmer lid, emptied the leaf basket and left both the lid and basket on the pool deck. He then passed the vac hose through the weir throat of the skimmer and proceeded to vacuum the pool. … Continue reading →