Soda Ash or Baking Soda for Pool | Which is Better?

Soda Ash vs Baking Soda

Pool owners often struggle when deciding whether to use soda ash or baking soda in their pool. While both are good options, their uses differ and it is important to know when to use each. Soda ash is the best product for your pool water to make large pH adjustments and to adjust pH and … Read more

Should You Use Stabilizer for Indoor Pools?

indoor pool

If you haven’t owned an indoor pool before and you use chlorine or bromine to sanitize it, you may be wondering if you need stabilizer? Stabilizer or cyanuric acid is not recommended for indoor pools as it reduces the chlorine’s effectiveness. Stabilizer is also unnecessary for indoor pools as they are not exposed to the … Read more

Can You Over Shock Pool? Pool Now Cloudy

Liquid Chlorine Pool Shock

Are you about to shock your pool, or have you already shocked it and are wondering if you can or have overshocked it? Is it possible to add too much shock to your pool? Perhaps your water has turned cloudy after shocking. Well Big G has brought you to the right place.  What happens if … Read more

Can You Use Bleach or Clorox in a Pool? Is it Cheaper?

Clorox Performance Bleach

Many pool owners want to know if you can use bleach or Clorox to sanitize your pool. It’s a common question and one that is more than a simple yes or no answer. It is important to know what exactly bleach is before you put it in your pool.  Household bleach, Clorox and liquid chlorine … Read more

Liquid Chlorine Vs Tablets – What’s Better for Your Pool?

Liquid Chlorine Vs Tablets

When choosing between liquid chlorine and chlorine tablets for your pool sanitation needs, the choice can be a bit confusing. Both products will chlorinate your pool, but is one a better choice than the other? We dive in and find out.  Liquid chlorine is preferred over chlorine tablets by pool professionals however home swimming pools … Read more

Should You Use Stabilized or Unstabilized Chlorine?


For pool owners chlorinating their pools, it can be hard to know if stabilized or unstabilized chlorine should be used. It is an important decision and choosing the wrong one for your situation can lead to more headaches than solutions.   Read on to find out if you should be using stabilized or unstabilized chlorine in … Read more

Should You Run Pool Pump When Raining or in a Storm?


A common question I see come up regularly is if it’s beneficial to run your pool pump during rain or during a storm? Is it dangerous or unsafe to run your pool pump and filtration system? Stick around because we’ll look at what you should do. Running your pool pump during a lightning or electrical … Read more

Should You Use Dichlor or Trichlor for Your Pool?

Rx Clear Dichlor Chlorine

Choosing whether to use trichlor or dichlor in your pool can seem like a daunting task for new pool owners. While trichlor and dichlor are both suitable options and have similarities, they have key differences. Which chlorine will make a better choice over the other? Find out here. For daily chlorination and maintaining your free … Read more