Brown stains in swimming pool

I would like to know how to remove stains that look like iron stains from pool steps and bottom.Hopefully without draining pool. Any ideas?
  6 answers
  • Jean Myles Jean Myles on Jun 23, 2016
    I would contact a pool company and get some advice from them . Good luck
  • Terri Terri on Jun 23, 2016
    There are products such as "metal out" that remove the stains by just sprinkling on the steps. Available at pool stores.
  • Johnchip Johnchip on Jun 23, 2016
    1. Do ask your pool supplier first. 2. I use those spongy metal scrubbies you get for kitchen pots and pans, they work wonders. 3. use a tougher metal wire brush if it is not painted surface. 4. muratic acid, but you would need to drain some. But when you say also bottom of the pool, I have a feeling you are looking at a full drain and big job or painting or professional job ahead of you. But after the fact, determine where it is coming from and change pipes, and install some filter system from the water source from the contaminants that caused it.
  • Janet Pizaro Janet Pizaro on Jun 23, 2016
    Are you sure they are stains from metal?
    • Amri Amri on Jun 24, 2016
      The stains are not from metal,they are under water in swimming pool.They just look like rust from metal.
  • Terri Terri on Jun 24, 2016
    The "metal out" is no scrub, no drain. Just sprinkle and it disappears.
  • Janet Pizaro Janet Pizaro on Jun 24, 2016
    sounds like algae to me. I would try some liquid shock and see if that make any difference.