Healdsburg Pool Service has been providing customers with stellar service for over 31 years. Our technicians are highly skilled and are dedicated to performing exemplary work. Our retail store offers the best in pool and spa maintenance supplies as well as friendly staff members who are eager to assist in answering questions and selecting products. Throughout the lifetime of Healdsburg Pool Service we have developed a wonderful group of customers who we are proud to consider as part of the Healdsburg Pool Service family.
Healdsburg Pool Service has maintained great success for more than three decades. Owners John and Sandie Camilleri, feel that this achievement is a testament to the company's outstanding customer service and commitment to quality. We plan to continue to strive for excellence in the coming years with the same enthusiasm we have demonstrated in the past.
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Causes: Algae spores are constantly getting into pool water from various sources such as wind, rain or contaminated equipment. Algae blooms can happen extremely quickly, especially when the water condition is just right for growth. The primary factors that lead to algae growth are insufficient circulation, filtration, and sanitization. Other causes of algae growth are out of balance water, warm temperatures, nitrates, phosphates and sunlight.
Problems: Pool water that is contaminated by algae isn’t very attractive and doesn’t encourage swimming. But, more importantly algae blooms can cause damage to your filter and can carry dangerous pathogens such as E-coli. Algae can also be very costly and difficult to treat. The best way to deal with algae is to prevent it from occurring by using preventative chemicals and methods.
Prevention: The best way to prevent algae is to maintain proper chemical balance, especially chlorine levels. Cleaning the pool regularly is and maintaining proper circulation are essential. Brush all surfaces frequently and keep the water free of debris. Controlling phosphate levels is also an important aspect of maintaining an algae free pool. Phosphates feed algae and deplete chlorine levels resulting in a greater chance of algae growth. Phosphate levels should be kept as close to zero as possible.
- Sea Klear Algae Prevention and Remover
- Natural Chemistry Phosfree
Yellow Algae: Yellow algae, also known as mustard algae, usually forms in shady areas and attaches to walls. This form of algae can be very tough to treat and is not controlled by chlorine alone.
Green Algae: This very common algae is most often seen floating but can also cling to surfaces. In extreme conditions sheets of green algae may cover an entire pool!
- Coral Seas Yellow Out
- Applied Biochemists Swimtrine Plus (contains copper) *double the recommended dose
Black Algae: Black algae can be the most frustrating form of algae. It is extremely difficult to remove and often leaves behind stains. Because this form of algae has extremely strong roots and a protective covering it requires aggressive treatment.
- Winter: GLB Spot Gone *only to be used on white plaster pools
- Summer: Applied Biochemists Black Algaetrine