How to Get Soap Bubbles Out of a Swimming Pool

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Things You'll Need

  • Pool skimmer

  • White vinegar

  • Spray bottle

Avoid soap bubbles in your pool by keeping the pH balanced.

Soap bubbles develop in your pool if you haven't cleaned the pool in a while, when the pH is not balanced properly or if you accidentally drop detergent in your pool. You can remove these bubbles manually with a skimmer and then chemically with white vinegar. Prevent bubbles from developing by balancing the pH level in your pool and cleaning it more thoroughly.

Step 1

Scoop the soap bubbles out of the pool with a pool skimmer. Throw the bubbles into your trashcan. This process will remove most of the bubbles.

Step 2

Mix 2 cups water with 2 cups white vinegar. Pour the solution into a spray bottle.

Step 3

Mist the rest of the bubbles with the solution. This will immediately remove the rest of the bubbles. Use as little vinegar as possible as too much vinegar may cause a pH imbalance.


Kaye Wagner

Kaye Wagner has been working in the fields of journalism and public relations since 2006 and is a recipient of a National Hearst Award. She is particularly interested in home-and-garden projects, as well as beauty and fashion writing. An avid traveler, she also writes travel reviews and guides. Wagner earned a Bachelor of Arts in journalism from Brigham Young University.