Return to the Pools & Spas Forum | Post a Follow-Up

 o
Pool Service company

Posted by stewart7795 (My Page) on
Wed, Aug 24, 11 at 19:32

I have a chlorine pool and my pool service company dumped a bunch of salt in my pool forgetting it wasn't a salt pool. I have calcium build up on my coping and was wondering if the salt could have caused that.

Should I have them dump the water and refill at their expense? It's been about 5 weeks and the water still tastes salty.


Follow-Up Postings:

 o
RE: Pool Service company

Stewart7795,
You shouldn't be able to actually taste the salt. Would suggest you politely ask them to drain, fill and rebalance chemicals.
You should not see affects caused by the salt. Most pools have a little calcium buidup somewhere on the tile and deck. Good luck.


 o
RE: Pool Service company

What is the current salt level? If it's under 3500 ppm, don't sweat it.

In fact, your bathers will notice a couple things. First, their skin won't feel dried out and second, assuming the pool is well balanced, the red eye effect will be diminished.

Plastered pools need some calcium in the water to reduce water's tendency to draw it out from the plaster finish. The same thing happens with salt and the human body. The salt in the water will have a much reduced tendency to draw salt out from the skin and eyes.

Scott


 o Post a Follow-Up

Please Note: Only registered members are able to post messages to this forum.

    If you are a member, please log in.

    If you aren't yet a member, join now!


Return to the Pools & Spas Forum

Information about Posting

  • You must be logged in to post a message. Once you are logged in, a posting window will appear at the bottom of the messages. If you are not a member, please register for an account.
  • Please review our Rules of Play before posting.
  • Posting is a two-step process. Once you have composed your message, you will be taken to the preview page. You will then have a chance to review your post, make changes and upload photos.
  • After posting your message, you may need to refresh the forum page in order to see it.
  • Before posting copyrighted material, please read about Copyright and Fair Use.
  • We have a strict no-advertising policy!
  • If you would like to practice posting or uploading photos, please visit our Test forum.
  • If you need assistance, please Contact Us and we will be happy to help.


Learn more about in-text links on this page here