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Category Archives: Pool Advices

Cyanuric Acid Pool Stabilizer (CYA) – It Is SO Important!

Cyanuric Acid pool stabilizer in clear pool

Did you know that you can experience a 90% loss in chlorine from your pool on a nice sunny day in just a few hours? This is really alarming because warm and sunny weather makes it the perfect time to swim, right? Chlorine is the most important thing to keep in our pools to keep […]

Pool Bleach – 3 Reasons NOT To Disinfect Your Pool With Bleach

Pool Bleach

Using household bleach or other alternatives in your pool is not a good idea. If you use bleach, you will risk your pool not being properly sanitized, possibly even dangerous to you, your friends, and family, and it may also cause you to waste more money. 1.      Your Pool May Not Actually Get Sanitized Traditional […]

Pool Winterization- Two Types and How To Do It

pool winterization right as winter hits

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?

learning how to lower chlorine level

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 […]

6 scary superstitions about the maintenance of your pool

halloween dans la piscine de iopool

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 […]

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?

PH Down

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 […]