I'm a new user for Sparkle Plus. My water always looks pretty good but I thought it could use a little pizzazz. We have a LOT of surrounding foliage and have to combat the mess constantly. So I tried one of the little cubes, figuring it probably wouldn't make much difference. But, boy was I wrong. In 24 hours after adding "the cube," my pool was sparkling like a diamond in the sun. I will update this review if it changes. But for now, my pool looks better than it ever has -- with a minimum of
... read more effort and at low cost too.
8 years ago
A Must for Sand Filter Users
Clears the water better than anything I've used. Advertised to last 4-6 weeks, but I've found they easily last that long, sometimes longer. Gets pretty slimy and oozy after a couple of weeks and can get sucked whole into the filter instead of just slowly dissolving, and a couple times they floated out of the skimmer, so something like a small floating chlorinator or plastic container (e.g. small peanut butter jar or butter tub) that will fit in your skimmer, with holes drilled in it works well.
3 weeks ago
Just throw it in the skimmer and forget it.
So much easier than liquid and works great.
The 1st spring we opened our pool after moving into our house the pool had a terrible algae problem. We were able to rid the pool of the algae but couldn't get the water cleared up. We tried several different products from our local pool store and finally I ordered the Miraclear shell. I put it in the pump basket and the next morning the water was clear!! Every opening now just in case, I use it to make sure I won't have any issues with cloudy water.
4 years ago
Better Than Most Clarifiers
Tried this at opening last year since other liquid clarifiers didn't seem to work too well. Dropped one in pump basket overnight and by the morning there was a noticeable improvement. It didn't clear up the water like magic but the water definitely looked better than when I used other products. The only drawback to this is it is a gel and was stuck to the pump basket where the water was flowing into the pump and until it disintegrated to a small size there was a drop in pressure.
7 years ago
works every time
For the last five years, during spring opening, I get a white cloudy water that does not want to clear out. I have tried lots of chemicals to drop or clear the suspended particals but this product has worked every time. Its as simple as dropping it in your pump skimmer basket and letting it go to work. I would highly recommend it to others who have tried many products like myself. I think you will be amazed at how such a small item does such a great job.
After being gone for a week, we returned to a pool that had the color of Mountain Dew. So I shocked the pool and added the clarifier. In two days, the pool was clean and I just needed to vacuum .
7 years ago
Works as advertised
This product performs just as well as the expensive pool store product for far less money. You use generic drugs don't you, why not generic pool chemicals?
9 years ago
This product really works good. You just follow the directions. And in the swim does a good job of making the directions on all their products easy to read and follow. You don't get any left over cloudiness that takes days to get rid of with this.
There are many products available intended to quickly clear the pool and they all work to some degree. I have a 21,000 gallon in ground pool and I am on a well. I have used this stuff for several years now and it saves me money and water. Follow the instructions. It is very forgiving on dosage. I especially like using it at spring start up. While vacuuming to waste uses lots of water, it still is less than backwashing constantly. After I am rid of winter's crud then I start using the expensive
... read more chlorine. Remember, don't try to filter the flocculant, just dump it.
9 years ago
Finally Cleared Up My Pool
My pool clouded up terribly after my son shut-off the return valves while the pump ran for a day. I tried Pool Perfect, several clarrifiers, algecides, shock, metal removers, etc. - none of them did a single thing but waste alot of money and time. Within a hour of putting this in the pool it started clearing up the water. After an overnight with the pump turned off, the water was completely clear. Takes a little work, though. After the water clears you must vacumn the pool manually (no
... read more auto-cleaners) while the filter is in the WASTE position, thus wasting ALOT of water. But, when all else failed, this worked like a charm, just be patient!
2 months ago
Worked as Expected
Arrived on time and worked great. Great customer service as well.
Clear water and a clean pool who can ask for more?
1 year ago
Haven't used it yet this season but used it last year and it worked great and was easy and painless to apply - the next day a lot of particulate was on the poolfloor east to vacuum. More continued to fall for a few days and before I knew it the pool was sparkling and clear again.
2 months ago
love the fast shipping
works well. it helps keep our pool nice and clean.
Our pool chemical testing was perfect every week, but our pool did not have the beautiful clear look. This product really worked. I was unsure that any product could make the pool water clear again and this one did.
2 months ago
Usually I can get my pool crystal clear after opening in the spring, but this year it showed all the correct chemical levels but the cloudiness was still there. I backwashed, I re-cleaned the sand filter, I used the clarifier from the pool shop where I usually go, I tried using more of it, etc., It helped a little, but not to my satisfaction. All they could suggest was to change out the sand in the filter. Well, I didn't want to go through all that, so I looked online and read reviews of all
... read more the clarifiers. Ultra Clear sounded like it might work. I have an above ground oval pool with a deep end and one of the reviewers said they used a whole bottle of Ultra Clear. I backwashed again to get all residue out and used 10 oz. Ultra Clear. In about two days my pool was crystal clear and sparkling like it should and you could see every speck of dirt on the bottom! It worked, thank goodness.
6 years ago
The product did make a difference to the water's clarity. Note that I keep a pretty clean pool, yet this product added an additional sparkle...
I did not have a clouding problem so I cannot comment. Yet a noticeable improvement resulted.
In the Swim offers a great selection of swimming pool clarifiers that will allow you to take your pool water from cloudy to crystal clear quickly and easily. Our pool water clarifiers work by causing fine debris particles to coagulate into larger particles which can then be removed from the pool water through the pool filter’s system. In the Swim's pool clarifiers are available in a ultra-concentrated formula so you can achieve water clarity while using half the dosage rates of other swimming pool clarifiers.
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