LSI Balance and Calcium Management by Orenda Technologies

LSI Balance and Calcium Management by Orenda Technologies

“LSI Balance and Calcium Management is the first of Orenda’s Four Pillars. This is arguably the most important of the Four Pillars because it is about understanding water and how it behaves. We need to come together and understand how calcium behaves in water. Let’s start by debunking a myth in the pool business: calcium is NOT […]

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Automatic Chlorinators: A Must Have for Pool Owners

Automatic Chlorinators: A Must Have for Pool Owners

Chlorine is a vital tool used by most pool owners to sanitize pool water. There are a few ways to dispense the chlorine into your pool, but an automatic chlorinator takes the hassle and headache out of handling chlorine. An automatic chlorinator (also called a chemical feeder) is your best bet when it comes to […]

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10 Pool Chemical Storage Safety Tips

10 Pool Chemical Storage Safety Tips

Proper pool chemical storage is imperative to avoid harmful reactions, mixing and spills. While fireworks may be part of our summer fun, properly storing your pool chemicals will help you avoid a dangerous 4th of July-like explosion due to improper chemical storage. Don’t let this happen to you… How to Properly Store Pool Chemicals Read […]

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Pool Chemistry: The Balancing Act

Pool Chemistry: The Balancing Act

Whether you are new to pool ownership or are just looking for a refresher course, balancing your pool chemistry doesn’t have to be a daunting task. The key to a clean and clear swimming pool is to ensure your pool water is both balanced and sanitized. Check out our quick guide, followed by a more […]

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Total Alkalinity vs. pH, and Their Roles in Water Chemistry by Orenda Technologies

Total Alkalinity vs. pH, and Their Roles in Water Chemistry by Orenda Technologies

“Have you ever asked “what’s the difference between pH and alkalinity? Many of us in aquatics confuse total alkalinity and pH. It’s understandable, given how blurred the line is between words like “alkaline” and “alkalinity.” Indeed, alkalinity and pH in water chemistry are closely related, but they are not the same. This article will distinguish […]

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Free & Total Chlorine: What You Need to Know

Free & Total Chlorine: What You Need to Know

It is vital to keep measurements of your pool’s chlorine levels. Chlorine is essential to sanitizing your pool keeping you and your family safe. Chlorine can often be a source of confusion as there are three distinct kinds: free chlorine, combined chlorine and total chlorine. For the purpose of this article, we will be focusing on free […]

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