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Congratulations on buying and trying Jolly Gel - you will be so glad you did! 

Jolly Gel clarifies the water to camera-ready standards!

 

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Jolly Gel is formulated for sand-filters.

For paper filters (cartridges) use Jolly Gel SpaJolly Gel Spa

 

Jolly Gel removes suspended particles 5 times smaller than sand (or glass) can alone.

It works in a totally different way to other clarifiers by placing a glutinous, porous membrane over and between the grains of filter media.The membrane catches particles on contact and holds them 'prisoner' until the next back-wash. The membrane, and everything that it has caught, is flushed away during a regular back-wash.

Jolly Gel cleans the water so perfectly that it becomes almost invisible!

And it saves much more money than it costs . . .

How?

1.   By reducing back-washing

Jolly Gel gets the water so clean there is nothing left for the filter to catch, and back-washing can be reduced to every 3 - 6 weeks instead of weekly, producing a big saving in water bills. Costly chemicals and heat are also lost during back-washing. When the pool is topped up from mains supply the pool temperature drops - so the pool heater has to run for longer to compensate.

Approx. annual saving of 10,500 US Gallons (40m³) of water in an average 50m³ private pool.

2.   By removing Phosphates (algae food)

Jolly Gel strips phosphates from the water. Without food algae cannot grow, so less sanitiser is needed and chemical bills are reduced.

3.   By extending equipment life

Here's where we get a little technical but please read on and all will be explained . . .

Jolly Gel works in a totally different way to other pool clarifiers.

Unlike other clarifiers it is not dosed into the pool - it goes in the pump strainer basket (NOT IN THE SKIMMER).

Circulating water dissolves the gel, which then fills the spaces between the grains of filter media to increase filter efficiency, removes the tiniest suspended particles and DOUBLES the life of the media.

Jolly Gel stays in the filter, working its' magic, and does not get out into the pool-water.

 

Sand-filters are normally filled with a very special type of sand called Silex - produced by crushing silicate rock.

Most of the world's sand is more-or-less round because it has been knocked about in water, causing the rough edges to be broken off. Think about pebbles on a beach or in a river - they are all pretty much rounded. No matter how tightly the pebbles are packed together there are big gaps between them.

'Round' sand is totally useless in a sand-filter, but Silex is NOT rounded - its grains have flat faces and sharp angles.

Now imagine 2 grains of Silex (or glass media) pressed tightly together in your filter. It's the size of the tiny gap between the grains that determines how small a particle can be physically trapped there.

New Silex will filter to around 15 microns (15 millionths of a metre). When the little gaps between the grains become plugged up with trapped particles, filter pressure increases and the amount of water being returned to the pool at the Jets is reduced. |At this point the filter must be back-washed.

Back-washing damages the filter media

During a back-wash the water flow is reversed through the filter and the filter bed is 'fluidised': - the media is now in really turbulent water and the grains smash into each other, just like on a beach.

The result is that microscopic particles are chipped off the grains. These micro-particles are much too small to be caught in a sand-filter - they're even too small to sink to the floor of the pool!

They are constantly recirculated around the pool and, as they pass through the sand-filter, they erode the sand because they are exactly as hard as the material they were chipped-off from.

After 3 years or so the erosion is so bad that all the sharp edges are worn away, all the flat faces become pitted and the sand becomes rounded. The filter is no longer capable of keeping the water clean; so the media must be changed. This costs anything from €350 upwards, depending on the size of the filter.

When Jolly Gel is used the abrasive particles of filter media are caught in the glutinous membrane on contact, and flushed to the drains during a normal back-wash.

The result is that there is now absolutely nothing left in the water for the filter to catch and therefore back-washing can be reduced to every 3 - 6 weeks instead of weekly.

Less frequent back-washing dramatically reduces wear-and-tear on the filter media - giving it at least DOUBLE the life, and often much longer.

3a   Do you have a salt pool?

The abrasive micro-particles of filter-media also erode the coating of Ruthenium, Tantalum and Iridium on the plates of a salt-water chlorinator cell (replacement plates cost €700 and upwards!), the platinum tip of a pH probe (replacement cost €80 to €150), etc.

Removing micro-particles of filter media with Jolly Gel will greatly extend the life of these items and much other pool equipment.

                                                                           

You'll be pleasantly surprised at just how effective Jolly Gel is!

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How to use Jolly Gel

Remove the plastic bag and place the first cube of Jolly Gel in the pump strainer basket.

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Note:- It does not matter if the cube has dehydrated and shrunk - it will re-hydrate with no loss of performance.

Run the filter for 24 hours, continuously if possible.

Backwash and rinse the filter, then return to your normal filtration timings.

That's it - you're done!

Note: - It is only necessary to run the pump for 24 hours the first time Jolly Gel is used. Subsequent applications do not require this unless the pool has been allowed to get cloudy.           

Apply a new cube every 3 weeks for a permanently transparent pool.

 

How can I find out if I have these 'invisible' micro-particles in my pool?

Wait until it's dark and then turn the pool lights on - if you can see a 'fan' of light - you have them. (And they're costing you money!)

Now use Jolly Gel for 24 hours and try again - you will not see a fan of light because all the particles will be GONE. Locked away in the Jolly Gel membrane inside the filter! They'll stay there until you next back-wash.

Your equipment will be starting out on its extended life, saving much more money than the cost of the Jolly Gel!

 

Do not freeze Jolly Gel and protect it from frost.

Spanish Homologation Number: 12-70-4627

If your pool is often cloudy it is probable that the filter media needs to be changed - but Jolly Gel will give your sand-filter sand-filter an extra lease of life!

 

Important Note

When using Jolly Gel for the first time, it is important to monitor the pressure reading within the first six hours, or dependent on the filter cycle.

The reason for this is that Jolly Gel collects suspended particles much faster than any other flocculent.

Be aware that the filter pressure will rise faster than normal and it may need to be back-washed sooner than normal.

When the water has been thoroughly cleansed by Jolly Gel, the normal filtration routine can be resumed.

Note:- Jolly Gel is not suitable for DE or cartridge filters.

 

FAQ's

I put a cube of Jolly Gel in the pump strainer basket and it’s still there after 48 hours?

There could be three reasons why the Jolly Gel cube is still in the basket:

1 - You have not run the pump for 24 hours.

2 - The water temperature is below 26C (78F) – if this is the case the cube will dissolve more slowly.

3 - You forgot to remove the cube from the little plastic bag . . . . . .

The Jolly Gel cube has gone hard – is this a problem?

Jolly Gel cubes dehydrate and harden over time, particularly so if it has been stored in high ambient temperatures. The cube going hard is not a problem. Once immersed in water it will return to its original shape and size and will perform perfectly.

How many cubes should I use?

You only need to use one cube, placed in the pump basket (not in the skimmer). One cube will service up to 60m³ (15,850 US gallons) of water for three weeks.

How often do I need to use Jolly Gel?

Continuous use (one cube every 3 weeks) will ensure that the pool is always completely transparent and maximize the extended life of the filter and other pool equipment. Remember that it is not necessary to use Jolly Gel when the pool is closed for winter, so 2 packs a year are often sufficient for most private pools.

Can I put the cube in the skimmer basket?

It is not advisable to put Jolly Gel in the skimmer basket. The skimmer basket collects general debris (e.g. leaves, insects). Jolly Gel is a glutinous substance, so leaves and general debris will stick to it. The recommendation is to place the cube only in the pump strainer basket.

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Here is what some happy Pool-Owners and Pool Professionals have to say about Jolly Gel:-

I have to say that I've seen a lot (hundreds) of products touted for swimming pools claiming all sorts of miracle short-cuts. But, having had an issue with a persistently cloudy pool that normal floc was not sorting out, I tried Jolly Gel for the first time. I haven't stopped using it since and the clarity of the water it gives is honestly incredible. I'll never clean the pump basket again without putting a cube in! Justin Orton, Javea

Just used our first Jolly Gel!!! AMAZING..... afraid we didn't take photos....  we are amazed!!! It's a small plunge pool and looks fantastic!!! Cathy Dodd, Nerja

This is the first time I have used Jolly Gel in my pool. Within a few hours the water was "crystal clear". If it was not for the jets making ripples in the pool, you would think there was no water in it! The most clear and clean our pool has ever been.  I have no hesitation in recommending Jolly Gel. - Richard Allan, Torrevieja.

This stuff is brilliant. Pool nearly spotless and only been in three days.
Will definitely be getting some more. Thanks. Karen Clements, Casares

Jolly gel did it again. Pool is clear. Yiiiipppppeeee! Pat J, Alhaurín el Grande

We have found Jolly Gel to be invaluable in our professional maintenance of 50+ pools on the Costa del Sol, Spain. Every one of them is as clear as water can possibly be, and we don't need to backwash the filters very often. This saves a lot of water!Andrew, Coín

I've only been using Jolly Gel a short time and the effect is noticeable when the pool light is on at night and there is no beam visible in the water! Lovely clear water! - Julian Lucock, Coín

Hello I need to write to you as my pool water has always been a problem to maintain mainly not helped by high levels of dust from the Sahara desert.  A friend gave me a packet of your Jolly Gel. I was told to put one cube in the pump  basket and run the pump overnight, wow , what a surprise in the morning,  the water was brilliant.  What a great product.  - Jack Ward, Cartagena, Spain

I have been using Jolly Gel now for several years and I have found it to be invaluable not only as a day to day maintenance product to keep my pool sparklingly clear, but also on occasion in other pools which have a hazy cast  to the water. The use of one Jolly Gel block clears the pool overnight, ready for backwashing the next day, to leave a clear pool ready for use. A simple to use product I would recommend to anyone who has a pool.  Barry B, Velez Malaga 

If you need to know the bad points of Jolly Gel I can only think of one, and that is running out of it! It has worked absolute marvels on my pool. The clarity is crystal clear, almost as if the water drained out overnight. Nikki B, Alora

Since we started to use Jolly Gel the pool is so clean that we only need to backwash the filter every 6 weeks. This saves a lot of water! Anthony Ailsbury, Murcia

I already use Jolly Gel, I purchased it from the Over Fifty's Show, and am very pleased with the results, hence the re-order. Elaine, Velez de Benaudalla

I was having problems with a cloudy pool a few weeks ago, I tried Jolly Jell, started seeing the difference within about four hours, clear in about 16 hours. Mark Ellison

Tried it for the first time.... from green and cloudy to crystal clear! Silvan Xuereb, Malta 

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I was having problems with a cloudy pool a few weeks ago, I tried Jolly Jell, started seeing the difference within about four hours, clear in about 16 hoursI was having problems with a cloudy pool a few weeks ago, I tried Jolly Jell, started seeing the difference within about four hours, clear in about 16 hours:-)}

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Jolly Gel Retailers

                           

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Jolly Gel is available from the following retailers: -

Alhaurín el Grande -  Fahala Hardware  - Polygon-Rose. -  Tel: -  610 530 284 -  GPS 36.6593279, -4.6890318

                           Pool Sa fetySpain - C / Alozaina, 14 - Tel: - 952  597 247 - 605 882 461 - GPS - 36.644912, -4.6909161  - Call first

                           Plaza Bravo  -  Ctra. De Coin, Los Olivos Block  - Tel: - 952 596 522 - GPS 36.644593 -4.698584

                           Bravo Square  - Rio Grande Street, 117, Poligoni Ind La Rosa - Tel 952 596 522 -   GPS 36.656351 -4.690976

                           Cristina Stationery   - Crta. Cártama, L1 - Tel  952 594  108 - GPS 36.644097, -4.682790

Alhaurin de la Torre  Ferr. Pines of Alhaurin  - Park Empressarial Lauro-Torre - Tel: - 952 417 752 GPS -  36.656793, -4.578255

                                 SolQuimi Paseo de la Hispanidad, 9. Tel: -  952 41 07 71 / 654 641 751 - GPS - 36.674354, -4.546577

Algorfa  - Quentins -  Av. De María del Mar Rodríguez, 21, Algorfa,  Tel: - 698 65 48 75 -  GPS 38.087518, -0.795838

Alora -  Tropicana Bar  - Alora Road - Malaga Km 37 - Tel: -  952  495  584 - 622 430 166  GPS 36.8089385, -4.6951948

Antequera  - Quality Pools -  C / Ciudad de Salamanca, 40,  Tel: - 635 598 263 -  GPS 37.027593, -4 555043

Archidona  -  Ferreteria Romero  -  C / Carpinteros, 1 (Polg. Ind.),  Tel: - 952 716 384 -  GPS  37.098314, -4.368885

Axarquia -  Plodge Pools - Tel: - 690 070 569 - Mobile - will deliver

Benijófar  -    ABC-Pool-Plaza   -   Benimar Shopping Center - Tel: - 966 713 581 -  GPS 38.082778, -0.734452

Benissa PH Pools - Paul Harris, Tel: 634 316 054 - will meet or deliver locally to Javea, Benitachel, Calpe, Moraira, etc. GPS - 38.714893, 0.048957

Cabo de Palos - Ferreteria Cala Flores - Carrtetera de la Manga - Tel: 968 563 980  GPS 37.628289, -0.709059

Benalmadena   -    Piscinas Jimenez  -  Av. de Tivoli - Tel: - 952 443 301 -   GPS 36.598762, -4.540424

Calahonda -  Fereteria Zoco - Commercial Center El Zoco, Local 9 - Tel: - 952 939 390 - GPS 36.4894612, -4.7151398

                    Calahonda Plumbing Shop - Avda-Spain, 70. (Next to Suncoaster Estates) -  Tel: - 616948890 -  GPS 36.4888273, -4.7293809

Campillos - Padilla Industrial Supplies - Avda. De la Paloma, 1, Campillos, -  Phone: 952 722 092  -  GPS   37.052878, -4.862055

Cártama - Pools Cártama - C / Colombia, 17 - Tel: -  952 428 139 - GPS 36.7107383, -4.6361825

Cártama Station  - Bricomad Cártama  - C / Miguel Berrocal, 14, -  Tel: -  952 424 086 -  GPS 36.7291498, -4.6171553

Coin -  One Stop Shop - La Trocha main entrance. Tel: -  951 315 240 - 633 471 600 - GPS 36.6743129, -4.7336023

           PoolSchool  - Mobile - will deliver. -  Tel: -  952 594 393 - 657 081 514 -  GPS  36.661039, -4.734882 - Call first

          Piscinas SotoC/Ferrocarril, 19 - Tel: 952 455 823 / 615 341 352 - GPS 36.667849, -4.744078

       Myriad UpcyclingLa Trocha Market (Sundays only) Tel: - 679 445 917 GPS 36.674976, -4.732366

Denia  Denia All Services  - Ctra de las Marinas, Km 8.5, Els Poblets - Tel: 966 937 163 / 615 259 648 - GPS 38.863404, 0.011414

Elche   -  Freedom Pools  - Ctra. Nacional 340 (Elche-Crevillente), Km51 - Tel: - 965 465 191 - 687 776 063 -  GPS - 38.256307, -0.752388

Elviria -  AIM Building Supplies - 25/26 Indust. Elviria - Tel: - 952 835 172 - GPS 36.495158, -4.7676824

              Ferreteria Rosa Plata Ctra. Cadiz, Km191, Pueblo los Arcos - Tel: - 952 831 526 GPS 36.495812, -4.779824

Fuengirola -  Matías Spain Rodon - C / Fuchsia s / n. Tel: -  952 476 117 - GPS 36.543033, -4.6349619

Ibiza - Pure Pools - Tel: 651 478 781 - Mobile, will meet or deliver locally

Javea -  AIM Building Supplies - Anda de Gata, 47, Tel: - 626 002 905 -  GPS 38.7800577, 0.1527379

La Cala - Europa pools -Blvd La Cala, Loc 18A - Tel: - 952 494 174 GPS 36.5046381, -4.6806634

Madrid TEAP Swimming Pools ,  C / Cubas, 10, Alcorcón, Madrid -  Tel: -  916 323 933 - GPS -  40.390898, -3.839615

         Autoglaze , Pando Crossing, 2, - Tel: - 913 15 22 20 - GPS 40.467817, -3.705442

Mallorca -  HotSpring Mallorca ,  C / Pollentia 75, Alcudia - Tel: - 622 831 713 - GPS 39.849464, -3.127741 

Marbella -    Marbella Pools and Spas ,    CC Las Petunias, 1, Local 4 - Tel: - 952 781 939  -   GPS 36.484081, -4.980613

Nueva-Andalusia -    Ferreteria El Repuesto,  ,    C/Jorge Manrique, 14 - Tel: - 952 816 772  -  GPS 36.501700, -4.976334

Málaga -    Servitoldos   Calle Diderot - Tel: - 9667 469 120  -   GPS 36.69219, -4.47241

Mazarron - SAyMI Pools  - Avda.Constitución 12, - Tel:   968 591 082 - 602 216 010 - GPS 37.601852, -1.319643

Mijas  Pueblo  -    Piscinas-Mijas  ,   Avenida de Mexico S / N, 29649 Mijas    Tel -  952 485 030   -  GPS 36.598735, -4.634596

Nerja - Ferreteria Bricojardin ,  C/Almeria, 2, - Tel: 952 521 251 -  GPS 36.746840. -3.880754

Orba (Alicante)  The Corner Shop , Avinguda Fontiles - Tel: 965 583 846 GPS 38.7786869, -0.0653275

Orihuela Costa  - Orihuela Costa Pools   - Bahia Golf - Tel - 966 775 993 or 698 219 779 - GPS  37.947201, -0.752697 - Mobile, will meet or deliver locally 

Pizarra - Piscinas-Gunisol - C/ Confianza, 4-6. Tel: -  952 483 556 - 617 355 661 -GPS 36.771071, -4.711044

              Hermanos Lobato - Camino Parador s/n. Tel: -  952 483 639 -GPS 36.762759, -4.711694

Puente-Don Manuel - Arkwrights  - C/Puente-Don Manuel, 6 -  Tel: -  952 519 780 -  GPS 36.889998, -4.1462924  

Puerto Banus - Myriad UpcyclingPuerta Banus Market (Saturdays only) Tel: - 679 445 917 GPS 36.492973, -4.959680

Miraflores / Riviera  -  Ferreteria Las Terrazas Commercial Center, C/Aquario, Tel: - 952 935 387 -  GPS 36.498461, -4.7025512

Rojales   -   Crystal Blue Pool Services SL   - Ciudad Quesada - Tel 966718350 / Mobile: 600328364 -   GPS 38.067045, -0.714333 - will deliver locally

             Don Aluminio  - Calle Quevedo, 43, Quesada, Rojales - Tel: - 642 32 50 54 - GPS 38.071986, -0.706806 - will deliver locally

Salobreña - Ferreteria Neptuno - Avda. Del Mediterraneo, 2 - Tel 958 611 087 - GPS 36.743925, -3.583064

San Javier Propiscinas - Av. de la Unión,69, - Tel: 968 192 142 - GPS 37.797259, 0.837704

Toledo - Autoglaze - Tel: - 639 209 585 - Will meet or deliver locally

Torre Del Mar -  Piscinas Mediterraneo  - Avda. Andalucia, 36B, - Tel: - 952 541 299 -  GPS 36.7445479, -4.0889768

Torre Del Mar -  Sanaxa   - Avda. Of Andalusia, 67 - Tel: - 630336329 -   GPS 36.742564, -4.092050

Torrevieja The Pool People Calle Aviles Local 7, 01384 San Luis, Torrevieja, Tel- 662 671 379 - GPS 38.021130, -0.706336
Torrox - PoolTechNerja  - Tel: - 609 403 701 -   Mobile, will deliver

Velez Málaga -   Sanaxa   - Polígono La Pañoleta Nº 34, - Tel: - 952 508 453 -   GPS 36.765311, -4.096753

Velez Rubio -    Velez Stores    - (Industrial Poligono) C / Las Minas, 19, Velez Rubio, - Tel: - 662 495 564 -    GPS 37.645342, -2101811

Villanueva de la Concepcion -  Ferreteria Becerra  - Avda. De la Libertad, 19, - Tel: - 628 202 279 -   GPS 36.931788, -4.528438

 

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Jolly Gel Information

Congratulations on buying and trying Jolly Gel - you will be so glad you did! 

Jolly Gel clarifies the water to camera-ready standards!

 

(If you have not yet bought Jolly Gel please click here to visit Amazon)



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 And remind yourself of what it will do for your pool and your pocket -

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Jolly Gel is formulated for sand-filters.

For paper filters (cartridges) use Jolly Gel SpaJolly Gel Spa

 

Jolly Gel removes suspended particles 5 times smaller than sand (or glass) can alone.

It works in a totally different way to other clarifiers by placing a glutinous, porous membrane over and between the grains of filter media.The membrane catches particles on contact and holds them 'prisoner' until the next back-wash. The membrane, and everything that it has caught, is flushed away during a regular back-wash.

Jolly Gel cleans the water so perfectly that it becomes almost invisible!

And it saves much more money than it costs . . .

How?

1.   By reducing back-washing

Jolly Gel gets the water so clean there is nothing left for the filter to catch, and back-washing can be reduced to every 3 - 6 weeks instead of weekly, producing a big saving in water bills. Costly chemicals and heat are also lost during back-washing. When the pool is topped up from mains supply the pool temperature drops - so the pool heater has to run for longer to compensate.

Approx. annual saving of 10,500 US Gallons (40m³) of water in an average 50m³ private pool.

2.   By removing Phosphates (algae food)

Jolly Gel strips phosphates from the water. Without food algae cannot grow, so less sanitiser is needed and chemical bills are reduced.

3.   By extending equipment life

Here's where we get a little technical but please read on and all will be explained . . .

Jolly Gel works in a totally different way to other pool clarifiers.

Unlike other clarifiers it is not dosed into the pool - it goes in the pump strainer basket (NOT IN THE SKIMMER).

Circulating water dissolves the gel, which then fills the spaces between the grains of filter media to increase filter efficiency, removes the tiniest suspended particles and DOUBLES the life of the media.

Jolly Gel stays in the filter, working its' magic, and does not get out into the pool-water.

 

Sand-filters are normally filled with a very special type of sand called Silex - produced by crushing silicate rock.

Most of the world's sand is more-or-less round because it has been knocked about in water, causing the rough edges to be broken off. Think about pebbles on a beach or in a river - they are all pretty much rounded. No matter how tightly the pebbles are packed together there are big gaps between them.

'Round' sand is totally useless in a sand-filter, but Silex is NOT rounded - its grains have flat faces and sharp angles.

Now imagine 2 grains of Silex (or glass media) pressed tightly together in your filter. It's the size of the tiny gap between the grains that determines how small a particle can be physically trapped there.

New Silex will filter to around 15 microns (15 millionths of a metre). When the little gaps between the grains become plugged up with trapped particles, filter pressure increases and the amount of water being returned to the pool at the Jets is reduced. |At this point the filter must be back-washed.

Back-washing damages the filter media

During a back-wash the water flow is reversed through the filter and the filter bed is 'fluidised': - the media is now in really turbulent water and the grains smash into each other, just like on a beach.

The result is that microscopic particles are chipped off the grains. These micro-particles are much too small to be caught in a sand-filter - they're even too small to sink to the floor of the pool!

They are constantly recirculated around the pool and, as they pass through the sand-filter, they erode the sand because they are exactly as hard as the material they were chipped-off from.

After 3 years or so the erosion is so bad that all the sharp edges are worn away, all the flat faces become pitted and the sand becomes rounded. The filter is no longer capable of keeping the water clean; so the media must be changed. This costs anything from €350 upwards, depending on the size of the filter.

When Jolly Gel is used the abrasive particles of filter media are caught in the glutinous membrane on contact, and flushed to the drains during a normal back-wash.

The result is that there is now absolutely nothing left in the water for the filter to catch and therefore back-washing can be reduced to every 3 - 6 weeks instead of weekly.

Less frequent back-washing dramatically reduces wear-and-tear on the filter media - giving it at least DOUBLE the life, and often much longer.

3a   Do you have a salt pool?

The abrasive micro-particles of filter-media also erode the coating of Ruthenium, Tantalum and Iridium on the plates of a salt-water chlorinator cell (replacement plates cost €700 and upwards!), the platinum tip of a pH probe (replacement cost €80 to €150), etc.

Removing micro-particles of filter media with Jolly Gel will greatly extend the life of these items and much other pool equipment.

                                                                           

You'll be pleasantly surprised at just how effective Jolly Gel is!

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How to use Jolly Gel

Remove the plastic bag and place the first cube of Jolly Gel in the pump strainer basket.

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Note:- It does not matter if the cube has dehydrated and shrunk - it will re-hydrate with no loss of performance.

Run the filter for 24 hours, continuously if possible.

Backwash and rinse the filter, then return to your normal filtration timings.

That's it - you're done!

Note: - It is only necessary to run the pump for 24 hours the first time Jolly Gel is used. Subsequent applications do not require this unless the pool has been allowed to get cloudy.           

Apply a new cube every 3 weeks for a permanently transparent pool.

 

How can I find out if I have these 'invisible' micro-particles in my pool?

Wait until it's dark and then turn the pool lights on - if you can see a 'fan' of light - you have them. (And they're costing you money!)

Now use Jolly Gel for 24 hours and try again - you will not see a fan of light because all the particles will be GONE. Locked away in the Jolly Gel membrane inside the filter! They'll stay there until you next back-wash.

Your equipment will be starting out on its extended life, saving much more money than the cost of the Jolly Gel!

 

Do not freeze Jolly Gel and protect it from frost.

Spanish Homologation Number: 12-70-4627

If your pool is often cloudy it is probable that the filter media needs to be changed - but Jolly Gel will give your sand-filter sand-filter an extra lease of life!

 

Important Note

When using Jolly Gel for the first time, it is important to monitor the pressure reading within the first six hours, or dependent on the filter cycle.

The reason for this is that Jolly Gel collects suspended particles much faster than any other flocculent.

Be aware that the filter pressure will rise faster than normal and it may need to be back-washed sooner than normal.

When the water has been thoroughly cleansed by Jolly Gel, the normal filtration routine can be resumed.

Note:- Jolly Gel is not suitable for DE or cartridge filters.

 

FAQ's

I put a cube of Jolly Gel in the pump strainer basket and it’s still there after 48 hours?

There could be three reasons why the Jolly Gel cube is still in the basket:

1 - You have not run the pump for 24 hours.

2 - The water temperature is below 26C (78F) – if this is the case the cube will dissolve more slowly.

3 - You forgot to remove the cube from the little plastic bag . . . . . .

The Jolly Gel cube has gone hard – is this a problem?

Jolly Gel cubes dehydrate and harden over time, particularly so if it has been stored in high ambient temperatures. The cube going hard is not a problem. Once immersed in water it will return to its original shape and size and will perform perfectly.

How many cubes should I use?

You only need to use one cube, placed in the pump basket (not in the skimmer). One cube will service up to 60m³ (15,850 US gallons) of water for three weeks.

How often do I need to use Jolly Gel?

Continuous use (one cube every 3 weeks) will ensure that the pool is always completely transparent and maximize the extended life of the filter and other pool equipment. Remember that it is not necessary to use Jolly Gel when the pool is closed for winter, so 2 packs a year are often sufficient for most private pools.

Can I put the cube in the skimmer basket?

It is not advisable to put Jolly Gel in the skimmer basket. The skimmer basket collects general debris (e.g. leaves, insects). Jolly Gel is a glutinous substance, so leaves and general debris will stick to it. The recommendation is to place the cube only in the pump strainer basket.

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 Here is what some happy Pool-Owners and Pool Professionals have to say about Jolly Gel:-

I have to say that I've seen a lot (hundreds) of products touted for swimming pools claiming all sorts of miracle short-cuts. But, having had an issue with a persistently cloudy pool that normal floc was not sorting out, I tried Jolly Gel for the first time. I haven't stopped using it since and the clarity of the water it gives is honestly incredible. I'll never clean the pump basket again without putting a cube in! Justin Orton, Javea

Just used our first Jolly Gel!!! AMAZING..... afraid we didn't take photos.... 😯 we are amazed!!! It's a small plunge pool and looks fantastic!!! Cathy Dodd, Nerja

This is the first time I have used Jolly Gel in my pool. Within a few hours the water was "crystal clear". If it was not for the jets making ripples in the pool, you would think there was no water in it! The most clear and clean our pool has ever been.  I have no hesitation in recommending Jolly Gel.Richard Allan, Torrevieja.

This stuff is brilliant. Pool nearly spotless and only been in three days. Will definitely be getting some more. Thanks. Karen Clements, Casares

Jolly gel did it again. Pool is clear. Yiiiipppppeeee! Pat J, Alhaurín el Grande

We have found Jolly Gel to be invaluable in our professional maintenance of 50+ pools on the Costa del Sol, Spain. Every one of them is as clear as water can possibly be, and we don't need to backwash the filters very often. This saves a lot of water! Andrew, Coín

I've only been using Jolly Gel a short time and the effect is noticeable when the pool light is on at night and there is no beam visible in the water! Lovely clear water! Julian Lucock, Coín

Hello I need to write to you as my pool water has always been a problem to maintain mainly not helped by high levels of dust from the Sahara desert.  A friend gave me a packet of your Jolly Gel. I was told to put one cube in the pump  basket and run the pump overnight, wow , what a surprise in the morning,  the water was brilliant.  What a great product.  - Jack Ward, Cartagena, Spain

I have been using Jolly Gel now for several years and I have found it to be invaluable not only as a day to day maintenance product to keep my pool sparklingly clear, but also on occasion in other pools which have a hazy cast  to the water. The use of one Jolly Gel block clears the pool overnight, ready for backwashing the next day, to leave a clear pool ready for use. A simple to use product I would recommend to anyone who has a pool.  Barry B, Velez Malaga 

If you need to know the bad points of Jolly Gel I can only think of one, and that is running out of it! It has worked absolute marvels on my pool.  The clarity is crystal clear, almost as if the water drained out overnight. Nikki B, Alora

Since we started to use Jolly Gel the pool is so clean that we only need to backwash the filter every 6 weeks. This saves a lot of water! Anthony Ailsbury, Murcia

I already use Jolly Gel, I purchased it from the Over Fifty's Show, and am very pleased with the results, hence the re-order. Elaine, Velez de Benaudalla

I was having problems with a cloudy pool a few weeks ago, I tried Jolly Jell, started seeing the difference within about four hours, clear in about 16 hours. Mark Ellison

Tried it for the first time.... from green and cloudy to crystal clear! Silvan Xuereb, Malta 


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I was having problems with a cloudy pool a few weeks ago, I tried Jolly Jell, started seeing the difference within about four hours, clear in about 16 hoursI was having problems with a cloudy pool a few weeks ago, I tried Jolly Jell, started seeing the difference within about four hours, clear in about 16 hours:-)}PS.  Swim Safe!  Download my eBook 'The Pool Safety Bible'  'The Pool Safety Bible' for just $0.99c

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