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Category Archives: Pool Advices

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

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. […]

Where To Apply Chlorine Tablets In Your Pool? Learn it NOW!

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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 […]

How To Measure The pH Of Your Pool?

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It is important to regulate the pH of your pool water with the right products, but first, you need to measure it. There are various ways to control its pH, which we will classify here from the most effective to the least effective. Connected Water Analyzers In recent years, there have been several connected water […]

The Chemical Balance of Your Pool: Alkalinity and Hardness

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Alkalinity and hardness are two fundamental parameters involved in the balance of your water and therefore, the quality of your swimming. They guarantee stable water for the pool and the swimmers. Alcalinity? Hardness? Wut? In general, we are mainly talking about pH and chlorine levels. However, other parameters also come into play in the proper […]

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

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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

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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 […]

Chlorine Pool Shock: Why, When, and How?

recovering a green pool with shock chlorine

Shock chlorine, also known as rapid chlorine, restores optimal disinfection of your pool in a minimal amount of time. It will also be very useful at the opening of the season or when the pool turns green. Why Is It Called “Shock” Chlorine? In granular form, it has high chlorine content and high water solubility. […]

Pool Chemicals – Not All Are The Same. Really, they’re AREN’T!

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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. Most people think all pool treatment products are the same. They’re wrong. A pool is […]