Definitely not. You should never drain your pool completely. Treating algae is not as hard as you might think. All you really need is liquid chlorine and a really strong algicide.Â The size of your pool would determine how much you are going to use.
Call us so we can get you the right recipe, and your pool should be clear within 24 to 48 hours. Please note that when algae is dead it may turn grey or a sandy brown colour and drop to the bottom.Â It can be mistaken for dirt.
At this point you can do one of two things. Vacuum the dead algae to waste or drain with your manual vacuum, or use Pool First Aidâ„¢, which is natural product and will eliminate most of the vacuuming for you.