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Foundation is great benefit to any pool. Whether starting up new pools, topping up early season pools or simply trying to bring back tired water, this is the product to use. Foundation is a once a year application that is a fast dissolving multi borate blend formula that gives you soft water you can feel.
Directions for use:
For New Pools
Follow builder’s instructions for pool start up
Allow surfaces to cure according to builder instructions before adding product
(National Plaster Council recommends minimum 30 days)
Follow manufacturer’s guidelines for beginning operation of chlorine generator
Before Adding Product:
Always start with a clean pool and active pool filtration. Add Natural Chemistry's
METALfree (contains no phosphates) per label instructions to pools containing water
with measurable metal content.
1. Adjust water balance to dealer recommended levels (Alkalinity, pH, calcium
2. Add 5lbs Foundation for each 6000 gallons (22,700L) OR 16.5lbs Foundation
for each 18,000 gallons (68,100L) to 22,000 gallons (83,200L) of pool water.
With circulation pump running, slowly add to the pool skimmer. If desired,
Foundation can be added directly to pool water (some short term cloudiness
3. Brush any residual material until dissolved. Wait 20 minutes after adding
product before swimming
Note: In some pools, application of Foundation may cause temporary cloudiness. Test
pH and chlorine levels weekly and adjust as necessary. Test phosphate levels monthly
Foundation Material Safety Data Sheet