Using the pool for quite some time, especially commercial pools will lead to calcium build up, algae or other contaminants. This will usually be evident by either cloudy white haze on the tile or a dark green ring on the surface of the tile at the water line. You will then be needing to clean commercial pool tiles to maintain healthy and crystal clean pool water.
We also have products such as Pool Perfect + Phosfree that are available on stores for you. These products combined will help you cleans waterline and filer while reducing surface oils and other non-living organics. We also have perfect weekly. This product has a triple action formula to prevent algae, that would make your pool crystal clear and reduce evaporation. This amazing, easy-to-use formula, keeps your pool swim ready all season long. These products will help you get that crystal clear that water you can show off at any pool party.
These are the thing that you will need for cleaning:
1. Nylon pool brush
2. Pumice stone
3. Muriatic acid
6. Respirator with a filter for acid vapor
7. Goggles for your eye protection
Here are the steps on how to clean your pool tiles:
1. You may need to drain your pool a little bit. Depending on the water level, until the perimeter tile is exposed.
2. Use a pumice stone for both concrete and plaster pools.
3. Use a nylon brush if your tiles are glass, ceramic or porcelain.
4. Evaluate the residue.
5. For mild residue such as algae, you may spray a few tiles with vinegar, let it sit for a few minutes before proceeding with the brush.
6. Then you may Spray the pool tiles with the muriatic acid mixture for difficult stains or hard calcium residue build up.
7. Begin scrubbing the tile in a circular motion. You have to be more careful if you are using a pumice stone. Make sure that both the tiles and the stone are wet to prevent scratching.
Since you will be using muriatic acid, make sure to always wear personal protective types of equipment that are resistant to acids, and a respirator that has a filter for acid vapors. Although this is a weaker acid, it can still cause injury or chemical burns if it gets on your skin or in your eyes. If you have pumice residue on the bottom of the pool, now is a good time to vacuum and brush the bottom surface of the pool.
If you are in doubt, especially when dealing with chemicals, it is always advisable to seek professional assistance such as AQUA DOC POOL CLINIC to help you out. For your inquiries, just click this link and fill out the needed information. We will be sure we get in touch with you the soonest!
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