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Heavy Metal Pool

Do you have a heavy metal pool?

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If you have a high level of metals in your water, your pool will not be rockin’. High copper, manganese, and iron can stain pool surfaces, discolor the water, and even turn your hair funny colors. (Copper is the culprit of green hair, NOT chlorine.) So, how are metals removed?

Metal removal is an easy-peasy 3 part process.

 

Step 1. Pool Magnet® Plus

Add directly to pool water to prevent and remove stains. This is a highly concentrated formula that is easy to apply
and eliminates discolored water from metals.

 

 

Step 2. Sparkle Up®

This is a filter enhancer with an affinity for metals that you put right into the skimmer. Sparkle Up can be used with
any filter type. Leave Sparkle Up in the filter for 24 hours, or until the filter reaches maximum pressure, then backwash. Repeat until metals are gone.

 

 

Step 3. Kleen It®

Use Kleen it to remove all the metals from
your filter to ensure they are not re-introduced to the pool. Kleen It cleans DE, Sand and Cartridge filters by a spray or soak application. Give us a call if you are unsure of the most efficient way to use Kleen It for your filter type.

 

 

**Before you start planning your KISS themed pool party, bring a water sample in to the experts at Advanced Spa And Pool to make sure all the metals have been removed. Rock on with no metals this season!

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BioGuard Pool Tonic- For Sick Pools

If you opened your pool this year and just can’t seem to get it clear… then BioGuard’s Pool Tonic is right for you!pool-tonic

Pool Tonic clarifies by removing up to 1,000 ppb (parts per billion) of
phosphates per 20,000 gallons, and at least 10 other contaminants from the water. This is the strongest clarifier yet!

Don’t wait for it to get warmer. Clear your pool up ASAP with BioGuard pool chemicals, and drop by our store with a water sample for a FREE water analysis by the Water Care Experts!

 
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Come See Your Local BioGuard Certified Salt Pool Experts!

Saltwater pools are favored for their simpler and gentler approach to pool care, but they do have some unique needs when compared to traditional chlorine pools. BioGuard offers two unique pool care programs that enhance the saltwater experience.

Learn more about BioGuard’s Mineral Springs and SaltScapes lines.

Look to a certified salt pool expert

A Certified Salt Pool Expert has been trained to understand exactly what is needed to keep a salt pool performing at peak condition. They also understand why you chose a salt pool in the first place and will work hard to maintain your satisfaction with that choice.

Advanced Spa And Pool is Your Local Saltwater Pool Care Expert

ASAP offers FREE computerized analysis of your saltwater pool and the entire SaltScapes or Mineral Springs product lines to keep it crystal clear and sparkling blue.

 

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Pool Opening Tips and Chemicals

Time to open your pool! Finally!

We know that it’s been a long winter, and if you are unsure of the best pool opening techniques to keep your pool crystal clear all summer, it’s okay. We’ve got your back! 


 

Opening your pool can be really simple with some tips from Advanced Spa And Pool!

  1. Remove the cover. If you have a solid cover start draining the water off the cover as soon as the ice melts. Then a week or so before the big day scoop and leaves and debris off, and pump the rest of the water off the cover.  Let nature dry the cover off and when you remove the cover it will slide off with the greatest of ease!
  2. Fill the pool to ½ way up the skimmer faceplate
  3. Remove all winter plugs and expansion devices from the inlets and outlets
  4. Install return eyes, flapper doors (weirs) and baskets
  5. Tighten all unions and install drain plugs on the filtration system
  6. Prime the pump and FIRE IT UP! Look for any leaks and address if necessary.
  7. Install any remaining accessories to the pool

 

  1. Apply the recommended dose of shock and algaecide as well as chlorine sticks to the skimmer and circulate for 2-3 days. Backwash/clean the filter.

*9.  Bring a sample of pool water to Advanced Spa And Pool and “Balance” your pool water

  1. Once the pool is clear vacuum any bottom debris, brush the walls, and backwash/clean the filter again

 

*You are now ready to continue on your “once a week” (3) step system to maintain crystal clear, safe, sanitary, and most importantly comfortable swimming pool water.

For optimum results add a maintenance dose of Bioguard Pool Complete to remove contaminates, phosphates, and to maintain sparkling clear pool water.

 

Now jump in!

 


 

 

Add Optimizer Plus to your pool after you open for a stress free, algae free summer- GUARANTEED! 

Patented technology makes Optimizer Plus® a valuable addition to any of the BioGuard Bromine, Chlorine or Biguanide programs:  

  • Helps suppress algae growth when used per label directions
  • Improves water clarity
  • Creates soft and soothing water

 Ask any of us at Advanced Spa And Pool about how we can GUARANTEE you an algae free summer, give you silky soft water and save you money on chemicals!

 

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2016 Brings Above Average Summer Heat!

This summer is going to bring above average temperatures. Keep yourself cool this season with a brand new pool! 

Above Ground Pools and In Ground pools are more cost efficient than ever with Salt Pool Systems, Pentair Energy Saving Variable Speed Pumps, and BioGuard pool chemicals. Visit our Energy Efficient Pool Products page for more information.

Want a quote for a new pool? Just fill out the form and we’ll give you a call ASAP!

In Ground Pool Quote Form 

Above Ground Pool Quote Form 

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What Are The Benefits of Salt Water?

 

It’s almost time to get your pool open! Yay!

If you’ve been thinking about how to make maintaining your pool easier this season, we have the answer!

Having a salt water pool is just as easy as adding your normal algaecide and balancing your pool as you normally would. Except… no more Chlorine tablets or sticks in the skimmer baskets and no more dragging buckets of shock to your pool every week; maintain your chlorine level and shocking by the press of a button! Easy Peasy!

 

 

Salt Chlorine Generators by AutoPilot!

For 30 years, AutoPilot has been producing the finest Salt Chlorine Generators (electrolytic chlorine generator systems) for your pool. AutoPilot is the most reliable source for chlorine generators – the most sought after form of alternative pool sanitation available in today’s marketplace. By adding a minimum saline level in your pool, the equivalent of one teaspoon per gallon of water, and AutoPilot’s salt conversion cell, we can show you the way to trouble free pool maintenance and the most luxurious, softest feeling water imaginable – everyday, the natural way.

Never worry about manually adding chlorine to your pool again. Never deal with irritating dry skin or red eye syndrome. Never buy, transport or store chlorine again. AutoPilot guarantees perfect pool water with their chlorine generator.

View the benefits of owning an AutoPilot Salt Chlorine Generator.

 

 

 

 

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Season Supply Sale!!!

Our Annual Season Supply Sale is Here!

 

Get all the Sanitizer, Shock, and Algaecide you need for this summer at a Substantial Discount. Only for a limited time!!!

Give us a call and ask for personalized pricing and what is included in your package. You can have all of the maintenance chemicals for this season calculated according to your pool volume by BioGuard Certified Water Care Experts. Don’t forget, the Season Supply Discount is not limited to your weekly maintenance chemicals, but you can add ANY other chemicals and reap the benefits of the best sale we run all year! What a stress-free way to start your summer!

This year we will still be offering free delivery, or a Free Gift to any customer who picks up their season supply from our convenient Hudson, NH location.

 

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*Ask us how to become a Preferred Member and continue saving big on… 

Pool Toys and Chemicals

Pool Parts

Accessories for Grills and the Big Green Egg

Spa Chemicals

Outdoor Heaters

Backyard Accessories

And More… All Season Long!!!

 

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Hot Tub Season is Upon Us!

I don’t know about all of you, but when it starts getting chilly outside I just can’t wait to get into the hot tub. If you are just opening it, there are a few steps to take to make sure your spa is safe to being soaking in again.

  1. You’ll need to clean out those jets. Whether you drain the tub for the winter or keep the water in, you’ll need to clean all the gunk out of your jets from the previous season. We recommend Leisure Time’s Jet Clean for this job.

Application: JetClean

  • Remove the filter. Very Important!! You’ll also need to clean the filter before putting it
    back into fresh water. Now while you’re waiting would be the best time to do so. Use SpaGuard Filter Cleaner and let soak for 15-30 minutes before rinsing.
  • Add 16 oz. jet clean to a full warm spa. For those of you who do empty your spa for the winter, you’ll need to fill the tub and let it heat up.
  • Run the jets for 15 minutes.
  • Turn off the jets for 1 hour.
  • Run the jets for 15 minutes to blow all of the dirt and grime out of the lines.
  • Drain the spa and clean the tub while draining with BioGuard Off The Wall or Spa Guard Spa Mitts and rinse.
  • Re-fill, test and balance to begin your SpaGuard chemical program.

 

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2. Balance your new spa water! Add your sanitizer and shock and test the pH, alkalinity, and calcium to ensure a safe environment for both your soakers and your equipment.

Don’t forget- We offer free water testing at our convenient location in Hudson, NH! Bring your spa water to the BioGuard Water Care Experts!

3. Enjoy your clean, fresh spa!

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Don’t Make This Mistake; Close Your Pool The ASAP Way!

It’s not pool_closed_sad_boyso hot anymore outside folks… time to get that pool closed!

Closing a pool can be a sad time for many families. It means trading in the cannonballs and splash competitions for snow shoveling and cold noses. If you don’t close that pool the right way though, it can make a world of a difference for the worse. No one wants to clean and maintain a pool when its 65 degrees outside. We get it. Frankly, we don’t want to do it either, but it pays our bills (we really do appreciate your business.) So, here are a few tips we’ve learned that will help you keep your pool clear and sparkling until your spring opening, the easy and convenient BioGuard way.

  1. Use the right chemicals! If the Advanced Spa & Pool service team is closing your pool this year we most definitely add shock and algaecide to help keep your pool from growing algae over the winter. We can’t circulate the pool as long as you can though so it is still important to pick up a BioGuard Arctic Blue Winter Kit and add these chemicals in addition to what we add before we get there. There are two BioGuard Arctic Blue Winter Kits, which we will help you purchase according to the size of your pool. You will need to plan to add these chemicals and run your pool for about 48 hours before we arrive to close it, or before you begin the closing.winterKit-lEach kit contains:
    • Arctic Blue® Algae Protector
    • Arctic Blue Shock
    • Winterizing instructions
    • $8 in Valuable Coupons

 

 

 

2.Pick the right pool cover! If you have an above ground pool, you should have a 4ft overlap, 5ft for in-grounds. At Advanced Spa And Pool, we only carry the best in the industry. We have AccuShield and GLI pool covers to fit any pool type and size.

There are 3 different pool covers to choose from; the deluxe, the supreme, and the ultra.

The Deluxe cover is black, and has an 8 year warranty.

The Supreme cover is green, and has a 12 year warranty.

The Ultra cover is blue, and has an impressive 20 year warranty.

3. Gizzmos, skimmer plates, plugs, etc..

We carry everything you need to close your pool, including the strong Aquadoor skimmer faceplate. At ASAP you will NEVER hear us recommend using a gizzmo in an above ground pool. Pick up an Aquadoor to install onto your skimmer (which we can also do during liner changes or when we open your pool in some cases) and save yourself the cost in the spring of needing to replace your pool wall. 2014_03_19_001

4. Lastly but most importantly, Balance your pool water!!!!

 

You’ve voted us Best Pool Company of Greater Nashua again for 2015 and we thank you! You have all made this a great year for all of us at Advanced Spa And Pool! We hope you have a stress free winter and we’ll see you in the spring!

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Do you have a sick pool?

Is your pool looking cloudy and sickly?

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Your pool could be suffering from a Chlorine Demand.

Before we jump into Chlorine Demands, lets first understand what having a Free Chlorine Residual means.

Free Chlorine is the active chlorine in the water that has not combined with organic matter and is therefore available for killing bacteria and algae. The proper range for free chlorine residual is 1-3 ppm. Below 1 ppm can cause swimmer irritation, cloudy water, chlorine demand, and even allow algae to grow. If you are having trouble maintaining 1-3 ppm of Chlorine, you may be in a demand.

So what exactly is a Chlorine Demand?

A Chlorine Demand is the consistent inability to maintain a free chlorine residual in a pool.  It is caused by a build up of contaminants which creates and “overload” on the sanitizing system.  Quite simply, it means that more sanitizer is required that is being provided to the water.

There are two ways to treat chlorine demand.  The first is to add the appropriate amount of chlorine.  The quickest way to find out what that amount is would be to have one of our BioGuard Certified Water Care Experts right here at ASAP run a chlorine demand test on the Accu-Demand30®.  This test is the most accurate test in the industry to find out exactly how much shock you will need to break your Chlorine Demand.

Depending on the severity of the Demand, the test results will tell you you’ll need to add any amount of shock from 5lbs to 100lbs. In most cases, you can use BioGuard Pool Tonic in conjunction with CLC3 to lower the amount of shock you will need to use. maxresdefault

As mentioned earlier, a Chlorine Demand is a build up of contaminants. Pool Tonic will remove a large portion of those contaminants, thus lowering the amount of shock needed to burn them off and establish a Free Chlorine Residual.

Once we have helped you break your chlorine demand and you are maintaining a steady 1-3 ppm of Free Chlorine, you may resume your normal BioGuard System.

If you think you may have a Chlorine Demand or have more questions about them, stop by our convenient location in Hudson, NH and speak to any of our BioGuard trained water technicians.

Don’t forget- We offer FREE Water Testing!

 

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