Chemical Safety

Pool chemicals are serious business! Here a few safety tips to keep in mind when using pool chemicals:

  • Always read carefully and follow the instructions specified by the manufacturer.
  • Chemicals should be added to a pool's water using the correct means i.e skimmer or dispenser. Water should never be added to a chemical.
  • Make sure chemicals are securely stored in the proper environment.
  • Never touch chemicals with your hands and wear proper protective gear.
  • Never mix chemicals (old, new, variations of the same or different types should never be mixed). Never re-use chemical pails or buckets.
  • Always read directions to make sure products are compatible.
  • Never smoke or drink near chemicals.
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