help! chlorine and ph levels!
I am new to pools. I just fired my pool guy because i took my water in to get testest and the results were horrible! I knew there was something wrong my the strong odor of chlorine coming from the pool.
So i have a 9816 gallon pool, i've added in 2 days, 6 bags of shock, and 9 lbs of soda ash, and im still getting no reading for chlorine, it shows up clear, and ph is still 6.8 if not lower, since my test doesn't read any lower than that. I need to know what else to do. I can't keep throwing money into this if it won't fix it. Do i need to drain the pool and start over? Any advice would be great. Thanks. And i am unsure of any other levels for my pool i didn't take the report home with me, but i am getting the water tested in a few days again.
Also, they say i have a ton of dead chlorine, which is what the smell is, but 6lbs of shock didnt take it away? Help please! Thanks!