The right pH level is vital for proper chemical balance in the pool. Ideally, your pool’s pH level should be between 7.2 and 7.8. pH is measured on a scale of 0-14; 7.0 is considered neutral.
Low pH (too acidic) leads to corrosion in pumps and other mechanical systems and can cause dry skin, brittle hair, and itchiness for swimmers.
High pH (too alkaline) causes murky, cloudy water and mineral deposits in the pool. It will also not be able to work efficiently as a sanitizer.