Frequently Asked Questions

Feel confident that you are properly cleaning your pool with assistance from Blue Fish Pool Services. Our pool maintenance specialists are prepared to answer any specific questions you may have about keeping your pool clean.

Why is my pool water cloudy?

Several things can cause a pool to lose its clarity, such as inadequate water circulation, chemical imbalance, poor filtration, low sanitizer levels, or lack of oxidation.

Can algae really hurt my pool?

Yes! If left unchecked, algae can grow in free-floating patches or cling to pool walls. Not only will algae clog filters, it eventually will cause pool surface damage and impact your health.

Why does my pool have a strong chlorine smell?

You may be improperly administering chemicals, which is costly and can prove harmful to eyes and skin.

Can I experiment with chemicals till I get the water quality I want?

Never experiment! Improper measuring and mixing of chemicals—whether diluted or concentrated—can create both unwanted reactions and potential health hazards. Follow the manufacturer’s instructions with special attention to safety gear, clean up, and storage.

What is RWI?

RWI stands for recreational water illnesses that are caused by bacteria found in water, such as pools and spas. RWI usually involves diarrhea-type illnesses, but also can cause skin rash and ear, eye, or respiratory infections. Pool and spa water requires proper chemical treatment to lessen the incidence of RWI. Also, people should avoid swallowing pool water and not swim while sick.