Pool System Maintenance


Chlorine-Free Pools and Spas

Chlorine is harmful to breathe, bleaches swimsuits, dries out skin and hair, and becomes inert and ineffective even though it still off-gasses. Chlorine is a heavy gas that rests on the top of 6″ of air above the water level, so that each breath a swimmer inhales contains chlorine fumes. It is not healthy to swallow a lot of chlorine. Chlorine is a carcinogen and must be added on a regular basis to the water in order to kill bacteria and pathogens in the water. 

The alternative is to oxidize and ionize the water with an ECOsmarte system, which eliminates any need for chlorine. 

ECOsmarte Pool System

  • Safe
  • Simple
  • Effective.
  • Chlorine-free

ECOsmarte Pool System Maintenance


Depending on usage, test the water daily, weekly, or monthly. There are four specific elements to test for: pH, copper, hardness, and phosphates.

  • pH 
    Ideal pH is 6.8
    Desirable range: 6.6-7.2
    If the level is above 7.2, add acid
  • Copper
    Ideal range is .4-.7
    If the reading is low, ionize the water for a day by running the copper setting 
  • Hardness
    Ideal is 400 parts
    If the level is below 300,
    add calcium chloride flakes
  • Phosphates
    Ideal is zero phosphates 
    If phosphates exist, add 
    C-Clear Phosphate Remover
Instructions for cleaning the electrode chamber:
  1. Turn off the pump, close valves before and after the chamber.
  2. Unscrew the wires.
  3. Unscrew the unions.
  4. Mix 1 part muriatic acid and 5 parts of water in a bucket.
  5. Fill a second bucket with water for rinsing after the acid bath.
  6. Wearing gloves, remove the chamber and set it in the acid bucket for about 15 minutes.
  7. Remove the chamber from the acid, rinse it off in the water bucket, and replace it by tightening the unions and fastening the wires.



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