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Category Archives: Pool Advices

This page lists all the articles published by iopool belonging to the category “Pool advices”.

Shock chlorine, when is it the right time to treat your water?

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You want to bathe in your pool on a sunny day? Your pleasure is however stopped by the appearance of a green color? As worrying as it may seem, this is simply due to the unusual presence of algae in the water. In that case a simple choc treatment enables you to get back to […]

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

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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

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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, your family, and it may also cause you to waste more money. 1. Your Pool May Not Actually Get Sanitized Traditional household […]

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 […]

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

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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, […]