Shocking Guide


  • There are several different shocks to choose from.
  • Why Shock? Shock helps to remove and breakdown many unseeable compounds in water.
  • When? The more often the better the water quality. Generally, weekly when the pool when water is warm and pool is used frequently. Every 2 weeks when the water is cold and not used.
  • Skip Shock? Not adding enough shock or not adding frequently enough will be a draw on the sanitizer (chlorine) present in the water. Waiting to shock may cost time and money.


  • No matter which shock you choose, adding shock will prevent the common issues from occurring. Such as cloudy water, discolored water from algae growth, and strong odors
  • Look at the shock chart to help determine the best for your water care.

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