Welcome to the Healthy Pools Blog

Do you have questions about your pool? You'll find answers to many frequently asked questions in our blog. Start by clicking on one of the following categories or search through our existing answers by entering keywords into the box below.

What to do if you go away

BioGuard-Pool-Oxidisers-Burn Out ExtremeLeaving your pool unattended for more than a week can lead to a build up of debris that might upset the water balance, encouraging bacterial growth.

But you can enjoy your break and avoid water problems by using the BioGuard holiday program.

First, shock the pool with BioGuard Burn Out Extreme.BioGuard---Pool-Products---Algacide---MSA-Extreme

Then add 40ml of BioGuard MSA Extreme per 10,000 litres of water for every month you will be away.

If you have a salt pool use BioGuard Salt Pool Protector. Always follow label directions.

Use a timer to continue normal filtration and circulation for at least 12 hours a day while you are away.

When you get back you can take a water sample to your BioGuard Approved Retailer to ensure your pool water is properly balanced.

Save this page for later

Print Fact Sheet SMS to phone Send via Email

Related Products

< >