March 11th, 2019 | Cleaning Tips
What is the best Equipment & Chemistry for cleaning pool surrounds?
Cleaning pools surrounds in aquatic centers and public swimming areas, presents major challenges. To achieve a good result, it is absolutely essential to utilize the correct equipment and chemistry.
The System 7 pad needs to be used in conjunction with an “ultra-low” detergent cleaning solution. The System 7 Tile Pro is designed for this, however Tile & Grout Cleaner LF is very often used (and very successfully so). You can also use Tile & Grout Cleaner Pro although solutions stronger than 1:100 will tend to clog the pad. Tile & Grout Cleaner LF would be the best choice for this application.
The soiling in a sports change rooms and Pool Surrounds is mainly a mix of two soil types:
Poor results are often directly a result of because only one type of cleaner is used. The most effective method (tried and tested on large aquatic centre facilities) is to clean with an alkaline product on a daily basis and then do a periodic wash with an acid clean once per month.
Daily cleaning with an acidic detergent is not advised because:
For a restoration, deep clean it is recommended to do a thorough clean with Tile & Grout Power (alkaline) followed by a thorough clean using Tile & Grout Restore (acid).
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