Pool Problems

Staining & Scaling

Whether your pool liner is concrete, plaster or vinyl, staining and scaling may occur. Sometimes it’s the water source you used to fill your pool. Other times it is from corrosion of copper or from use of copper-based algaecides. 

Pool Problems

Staining & Scaling

Whether your pool liner is concrete, plaster or vinyl, staining and scaling may occur. Sometimes it’s the water source you used to fill your pool. Other times it is from corrosion of copper or from use of copper-based algaecides. 

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Where Stains Come From

Stains or water discoloration appear in all sorts of scary colors. They often look like algae, but don’t brush off easily and they’re not slick or slimy. They are typically caused by metals present in the water, and are reasonably straightforward to treat.

Sources of unwanted metals often include:

  • Chlorine-based shock products, or any products that raise pH.
  • The source water used to fill your pool.
  • Corroding copper parts.

Preventing Stains & Scaling

Use WaterGuru SENSE to maintain well-balanced pool water, and use scale/stain control products as directed.

Treating Stains and Scaling

Step 1

Apply stain-fighting chemicals as directed by WaterGuru advice.

Step 2

Brush stained/scaled areas. This can take up to a week of constant brushing if it’s bad.

Step 3

Repeat as necessary.

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Pool smart. Delivers customized instructions on how to maintain your water in perfect balance with the least amount of chemicals.
SENSE’s proprietary film strip, made from glass components, stays submerged in water 24/7 without degrading, then exposes one-time-use chemistry pads for precise measurement.
SENSE samples the entire pool, not just the surface water. SENSE’s patented optical sensor precisely reads the color of each measurement pad, indiscernible to the naked eye.
Understand exactly what your pool needs. Mail in a sample of your pool’s water with TEST. We’ll send you back professional, lab-tested water quality data, calibrated precisely to your pool.

Never have to deal with staining & scaling again. Get WaterGuru SENSE.