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Category Archives: Pool Advices

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

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!

pool-chemicals

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 […]

Multifunctional Tabs – A Bad Idea For Your Swimming Pool

Multifunctional Tabs

Have you ever heard of Multifunctional Tabs? 3-in-1, 5-in-1, or even 7-in-1 Chlorine Tabs for pool water maintenance? They have become very popular because of their ease of use but can be harmful or even dangerous to the environment and your health. We will explain. The Enemy Of Your Water: Copper Sulfate Otherwise known as […]

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, […]

6 reasons not to use bleach in your pool !

L'eau de javel est un mauvais réflexe

6 reasons why you should avoid disinfecting your pool with bleach instead of chlorine Bleach is very low in active chlorine concentration (between 2.5 and 5% active chlorine at most!). It will therefore require astronomical quantities of bleach to obtain the same disinfection results as with suitable chlorinated products (chlorine tabs, fast chlorine, etc…).; Bleach has a very […]