Product Glossary

3” Silk Tabs

Blue slow-dissolving 8oz tablets. Long-lasting for steady release of free chlorine residual. Will not cloud water. Excellent for use in skimmers, automatic feeders and most floaters. No Gummy binders to clog equipment. Silk tabs also contain SunShield technology, protecting chlorine from sunlight.

Silk Smart Sticks

Silk Smart Sticks, our preferred chlorinating product for our Once-A-Week 3-steps system will now include SilkGuard technology. Silk Smart Sticks in your skimmer last nearly twice as long as ordinary chlorinating sticks or tablets. Now with our new and improved formula you will receive the benefits of SilkGuard while enjoying the long life and easy skimmer application of Silk Smart Sticks. Pool owners will notice the softer feel of their brilliant sparkling water. Silk Smart Sticks also contain SunShield technology, protecting chlorine from sunlight.

Super Soluble

Super Soluble chlorinating granules are quick dissolving, leaving no residue. Sanitizes and oxidizes without upsetting pH balance or making water cloudy. Easy to use with all types of pools: apply directly to the pool water. Excellent choice for sanitizing small, above-ground pools and in-ground vinyl-lined pools.


A multi-purpose granular chlorine that when used as needed, provides a residual source of chlorine to keep water clean and clear. It also works great as a super-chlorination treatment for everything from cloudy water to high combined chlorine levels and algae growth. It is extremely easy to use and can be applied without the hassle of pre-dissolving. Safer to store and handle because it features the improved fire safety profile that meets NFPA criteria for a Class 1 oxidizer.

Smart Shock

A perfect way to shock, oxidize, buffer and clarify. Multi-functional Smart Shock also kills bacteria and contains blue algae killing crystals. Swimmers can re-enter the pool quickly after treatment with this premium product that requires no mixing or pre-dissolving. Available in convenient 1lb bags and 25lb buckets.


A granular chlorine shock that when used as part of a BioGuard Care System provides crystal blue, sparkling water. Utilizing an advanced technology, it oxidizes organic contaminants that cause cloudy water, musty odors and eye irritation.

Burnout 35

Pre-measured 1lb bags. Dissolves almost instantly. Doesn’t affect the water’s calcium hardness, so it’s ideal for hard water areas. Apply 1lb per 6,000 gallons every other week for best results or after heavy rains or large bather load.


Use to destroy chloramines. Contains no chlorinating compounds so you can swim in as little as 15 minutes after application. Great shock treatment for pools that need to be back in service quickly, where minimum downtime is necessary. Also excellent for indoor pools. Available in convenient, pre-measured 1lb bags or in 8lb pail.

Back up

Patented formula contains a high concentration of C-14, making it a popular algae preventative from BioGuard. Powerful wetting agent and surfactant works in the tiny cracks and crevices where algae starts. Non-staining formula prevents wide variety of algae and will not affect pH. Works well in chlorinated and brominated pools. Double the application rate when extra vacation protection is needed.

Algicide 28-40

Controls many forms of algae growth and works with either chlorinated or brominated systems. Helps reduce maintenance costs. Excellent mid-priced algicide for commercial and residential applications.


BioGuard’s Best! A fast-acting, highly effective, patented, non foaming algicide that produces results in 24 hours. Kills all types of algae in swimming pools. Also, Banish contains a patented chelant that prevents staining that commonly occurs with other copper-based algicides. Banish is formulated for use in chlorinated or brominated pools of all surface and filter types.

Spot Kill

Works to kill unsightly algae growth quickly. Near neutral pH does not affect water balance. High solubility makes it compatible for most pool surfaces. Pre-dissolve or apply directly to area of algae growth. Brush 24 hours after application.

Balance Pak 100

Use to maintain total alkalinity. Proper total alkalinity prevents pH from “bouncing” due to rain, bather load, and other chemical application. This helps prevent pool staining, plaster etching or liner wrinkling due to improper pH. Dissolves quickly when added directly to water.

Balance Pak 200

Use to raise pH in pool water. Helps prevent equipment corrosion and wrinkling of vinyl liners caused by low pH.

Balance Pak 300

Unique formulation means faster dissolving and less cloudiness. Boosts calcium hardness to help prevent equipment corrosion and wrinkling of vinyl liners.

Lo ’n slo

This easy-to-measure product is for reducing pH and total alkalinity in pool water. Safer to use and store than liquid muriatic acid.


Granular, totally soluble product prevents free chlorine residual loss due to sunlight. Feed very slowly due through skimmer. Reduces maintenance costs and chlorinating product consumption. Use only in outdoor, chlorinated pools.

Pool Magnet Plus

Highly concentrated. Removes some present stains and prevents staining from iron, copper and manganese. Also eliminates discolored water from metals. Use monthly in pools that hold metal-containing fill water. Use in conjunction with Sparkle Up to remove metals from the water.

Scale Inhibitor

Highly effective at preventing scale build-up from high calcium levels. Easy to use while protecting pool surfaces and equipment from costly damage. Stays effective for up to four weeks.

Off the Wall

Off the Wall builds on the high quality and proven performance of the original product. The super-thick formula penetrates soil, scale and hard deposits. Plus, with enhanced stain removal capabilities, Off the Wall can remove even the most stubborn stains.


Eliminates unsightly foam quickly and easily in all pools. Does not affect pH. Swimming may resume immediately after application.

Stow away

Cleaner/deodorizer allows for storage of wet pool covers. Eliminates unpleasant odors and aids in stain and soil removal. Prevents covers from sticking together when folded. Extends the life of most covers.

Strip Kwik

This formula is designed to remove greasy oils. Strip Kwik works by shampooing the filter thereby making the water clearer. This formula actually lengthens the life of the filter media, which promotes greater efficiency by reducing maintenance and chemical costs.

Kleen It

This powerful cleaning agent removes scale, rust and deposits from D.E., cartridge and sand filters. This product also removes dirt and debris that build up in the filter- without damaging the filter equipment. Comes in a convenient spray bottle.

Natural Clarifier

BioGuard Natural Clarifier uses a natural ingredient, Chitosan, to help keep your pool water sparkling and your filter working at peak efficiency. Chitosan is produced from the exoskeletons of crestateans (such as crab and shrimp). It causes fine sediment particles to bind together to make big particles that are removed by your filter, significantly improving your filters efficiency, and giving you clear sparkling water. BioGuard Natural Clarifier contains no dyes or fragrance and is biodegradable.

Polysheen blue

Highly concentrated to clear cloudy water fast and restore water to sparkling blue. You only need 1 ounce per 5,000 gallons. Binds together small suspended particles so they can be easily removed by filter. No diluting needed. Recommended for weekly use and when pool water clouds from suspended debris. In SoftSwim Filter Cleaner prior to application of Polysheen Blue.

Sparkle Up

Restores water sparkle, keeps pool water clear. Assists filter with removing tiny particles of suspended dirt, plaster, dust, dead algae, etc. Absorbs metal ions to help prevent staining. May be used with sand D.E. or cartridge filters.

Skimmor Socks

Stop debris and scum before it reaches the filter. Treated with Mycelx to attack oils, lotions and cosmetics and extend the life of the filter. Easy to use, just slip onto skimmer. Ideal for all skimmer types.

Chem Out

Reduces pool downtime due to excessive chlorine, bromine or hydrogen peroxide residual. Dissolves instantly. Use for converting pools to soft swim.


Concentrated formula (a little goes a long way)makes water clear and sparkling. This product can be used to clear cloudy water commonly associated with algae blooms. Clears excessively cloudy water by settling suspended particles into pool bottom for easy vacuum removal. The greater the debris in the water, the faster it works.

Soft Swim A

Highly effective algicide that works hard to prevent the growth of algae before it starts. The patented formula work even harder to prevent algae when he water gets warmer. Regular use allows easy pool maintenance.

Soft Swim B

This poly-biguanide santitizes the pool water. By maintaining a B level between 30 and 50 ppm, bacteria are controlled. Test and apply if needed every 2 weeks.

Soft Swim C

Keeps water clear by removing contaminants that cause cloudiness. This product contains patented ClearGuard hydrogen peroxide stabilizer that prevents SofSwim C from losing activity in storage and when in the pool. Test and apply monthly or as needed.

SoftSwim filter Cleaner

Patented formula works specifically on filters of pools treated with SoftSwim chemicals. Allows for greater water clarity by removing dirt, oils and deposits from filters.

SoftSwim Stain Control

Always use in any water where dissolved metals (such as iron, copper and manganese) are present. Metals can rapidly destroy SoftSwim C. Add SoftSwim Stain Control when opening or starting up a pool. It can be used to enhance the longevity of SoftSwim C.

SoftSwim Filter Aid

Rapidly clears SoftSwim pool that has become hazy or cloudy.

Mineral Springs Beginning and Renewal

Enhance, rejuvenate, supercharge. For an incredible mineral water bathing environment, introduce your pool to the latest in water transformation and replenishment. The ultimate enhancing agent for any saline pool that uses an electrolytic chlorine generator, the Mineral Springs System is a must for customers who want to transform their pool into a vacation getaway. Apply Beginnings to pool water and start up to create a mineral bathing environment. The proprietary blend of minerals in Beginnings are essential at start up and to protect your equipment. Maintain soft, gentle, sparkling water with weekly applications of Renewal to replenish lost mineral levels and balance pH. Renewal also contains a filter aid to help maintain crystal-clear water.

Mineral Springs Cell Cleaner

Used to remove scale buildup from chlorine generator cells. Cell cleaner is an effective and efficient way to periodically clean the mineral springs cell or any chlorine generator cell. When used as directed a minimum of once a season, cell cleaner keeps the cell working at optimum efficiency by removing scale build up.

Mineral Springs Stain and Scale

Helps to keep a chlorine generator cell working by protecting it from scale buildup. Stain and scale protects the chlorine generator from scale build up. This stain and scale product intended for Mineral Springs Pools are recommended for use at the beginning of the season for all Mineral Springs treated pools.

Arctic Blue Winter Kits

Our premium off-season kits come in two different sizes. One has enough products to treat up to 12,000 gallons; the other is for up to 24,000 gallons. Kit contains Winterization Guide, Arctic Blue Algae Protector, Arctic Blue Shock, and valuable coupons.

Smart Shield

Preserves heat and conserves pool water. Extends swim season without the Solar blanket. Works up to 30 days after application.

 Pool Complete

3-in-1 high-intensity Weekly formula, prevents waterline buildup, removes Phosphates and keeps the water amazingly clear.

 Back Up 2

Highly effective Algae preventative, keeps water clear and free from visible Algae. Stops algae where it starts with powerful wetting agents. Non staining, for use in all pool types.

Natural Result

Natural Enzyme product that controls odors and waterline build up. Keeps The pool cleaner longer and improves filtration. Once a week application recommended.

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