There are many challenges with high Calcium Hardness in Swimming Pools!

Having a swimming pool in Las Vegas comes with its challenges. It comes in the form of calcium. Calcium Hardness (CH) in your swimming pool is going to be one of the most challenging situations you will have to deal with. It’s challenging because most swimming pool owners aren’t aware of it, don’t know much about it and most importantly have no clue what to do when the levels get high. That’s why we hope this blog post gives you some insight on what to do if you own a swimming pool in our area. Specifically, in Nevada, our tap water comes from the Colorado Rives which carves its way through the Grand Canyon. Since the Grand Canyon is loaded with limestone the water is harder than in most areas of the country. This causes numerous problems with faucets, shower heads, countertops, sinks and so much more. These are issues that most homeowners are aware of because they see it all the time, but what about your swimming pool? Have you ever thought about what high calcium levels in your water do to your swimming pool? Specifically, your interior finish, filtration equipment, and water tile line?

As water evaporates, the calcium and other hardness minerals remain in solution and gradually rise in concentration. As these levels get higher and higher, you will start to notice calcium scaling on the water tile line, the interior finish of the swimming pool, your filtration equipment, decorative water features, salt chlorinators and so much more. If you spent a lot of money on decorative tile and water features, they will soon be loaded with thick white calcium that is not only extremely difficult to remove but also costly!

Another issue that high calcium levels cause challenges with maintaining the chemistry in your swimming pool. That’s why most pool professionals will tell you that changing out the water in your swimming pool every two years to prevent this problem is a smart idea. At Clark County Pool & Lawn we offer Reverse Osmosis (RO) mobile filtration that can help lower CH, Total Dissolved Solids, Cyanuric Acid, and so much more. It conserves 85% of the water that’s in the pool which is great during the drought, it never exposes the interior finish which prevents cracking and our promise is to give you better water than you’d get out of the tap. So, if calcium is high in your swimming pool, call us today to get drinking quality water back in your pool and conserve nature’s most precious resource, WATER!!