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Pool Winterization- Two Types and How To Do It

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iopool guides you step by step through the winterization of your pool. When the summer season comes to an end, it is important to winterize your pool to protect your installations. There is no recommended date for pool winterization, however, it is advisable to winterize when the average water temperature is between 53 and 59 […]

How Can I Lower The Chlorine Level In My Pool?

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The ideal free chlorine level for your pool is between 1 and 3 ppm. When this level exceeds 4 ppm, you may feel discomfort caused by this over-concentration. Such as irritation and drying of the skin, an unpleasant odor, or damage to your liner and pool equipment. iopool gives you the proper procedures and infallible […]

What’s That Scary Pool Green Stuff? – GREEN ALGAE!

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Since it’s Halloween, it’s only natural to talk about something gross and scary, right? Let’s discuss the scary green pool stuff we’ve all seen in our pool at some point, green ALGAE. It might look festive for Halloween, but that’s about the only time it fits in with our lives. Green algae is a living […]

6 scary superstitions about the maintenance of your pool

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Here are 6 of the most common scary superstitions about pool maintenance. Beware of FAKE NEWS ! 1. A crystal clear pool is ideal for swimming 🍎 Have you ever heard of Snow White’s poisoned apple? Just like a beautiful red apple, perfectly clear and clean water, at first sight, can hide many vices. Very acidic […]

High Alkalinity In Pools. Why Is this Is A Problem? How to solve.

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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?

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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. […]