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Author Archives: Dora Griff

Smart Pool Tester – What Is It And Why Do You Need One?

EcO probe floating

We are living in a world of smartphones, smart cars, and smart homes with devices like lights, doorbells, thermostats, and much more. So naturally, there is going to be a smart pool tester on the market! If you haven’t gotten one yet you may want to think about adding one like EcO into your life, […]

High Alkalinity In Pools- Why Is this Is A Problem?

High alkalinity in pools can lead to problems. When the level is too high it will create an imbalanced pH level, which will then create calcium levels that are too high as well. The problem with high calcium levels it that it will cause cloudy water, clogged filters, scale build-up, and can irritate your skin […]

Pool Shock: Why, When, and How To Use It?

pool shock

Pool shock is very commonly used among pool owners. Before we go into why, when, and how to use it, let’s first go over what shocking is. Shocking is the process of adding chemicals (most commonly chlorine), to your pool in order to quickly raise chlorine levels or to kill dangerous bacteria and algae build-up. […]

Where To Apply Chlorine Tablets In Your Pool

Where To Apply Chlorine Tablets In Your Pool

Chlorine is the most important factor when sanitizing and keeping your pool clean and germ-free. It can be found in tablets, granules, and stick forms. Chlorine tablets are the most commonly used and most efficient sanitizer for pools because of their ease of use. They are designed to gradually dissolve and slowly release chlorine into […]

The Pool Maintenance App You Need. It’s Free!

iopool Pool Maintenance App

Most people agree that the worst thing about owning a pool is the maintenance. Especially when you have to go outside to test it and manually make calculations. Everything is easier with a mobile app, and pool maintenance is no different. The pool maintenance app by iopool has everything you need to manage and care […]

Pool Stabilizer and The Benefits of Using Stabilized Chlorine

pool stabilizer

We all know that chemicals are added to pool water in order to keep them clean and maintained. Chlorine is the most known and obvious chemical used in pools. But, what many people don’t know is that if chlorine is not used with a pool stabilizer, you could be wasting money, time, and also risking […]

Pool Chemicals – Not All Are The Same

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Most people think all pool chemicals are the same and it does not matter where you buy them. This is one hundred percent NOT TRUE! Not all chemicals are the same. There is good quality and there is bad quality. A pool is an investment, it only makes sense to care for it properly. The […]

Is Your Pool Guy Worth the Cost?

Is Your Pool Guy Worth the Cost?

Many people feel if they own a swimming pool, they need to hire a pool guy or a pool service company to help maintain it. Most of the time hiring a service is really not necessary. The most common reasons people hire someone is convenience, busy schedules, and simply no pool maintenance experience. But is […]

Why You Should Be Using Chlorine Tablets In Your Pool

Why you should use chlorine tablets

Owning a pool doesn’t have to be a huge time investment. Once you understand your pool and know what it needs, everything will fall into place and you will have beautiful, clear water. The most important factor in keeping a pool clean is by adding chlorine to it. Chlorine can be added in many ways, […]