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Tag Archives: chemicals

We picked the best Chemicals Products to use with your iopool Swimming Pool App. Here are some useful information about how to use them.

Which Type of Pool Treatment is Right for My Pool?

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Owning a pool is marvelous; it provides endless relaxation and aquatic fun for you and your family. But being a pool owner is a lot of responsibility. Proper pool cleaning and maintenance are critical. And keeping out leaves is only half the battle. You must ensure your pool water is free of pathogens and harmful bacteria. How […]

How to Balance Cyanuric Acid in Your Swimming Pool 

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Balancing your pool’s chemistry is no easy task. And did you know the sun can make this task even more daunting? The sun rays can gobble up your chlorine and throw your pool’s chemistry out of whack. That’s where chlorine stabilizers come in. All you have to do is add a stabilizer, right? Well, not […]

Is Green Pool Water Safe for Swimming? 

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You go out into the backyard for an afternoon of fun in the pool. At a glance, you see that the water is…green. Of course, green isn’t usually associated with swimming pools. But does that mean it’s okay to take a dip? Today we go over why you should think twice before swimming in green […]

Difference between stabilized and unstabilized chlorine?

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You have probably already asked yourself the question: why are there stabilized and unstabilized chlorine? What is the difference between them? Why use one rather than the other? We tell you everything you need to know in this article. The different forms of chlorine These include organic and inorganic chlorines. These represent stabilized and non-stabilized […]

The treatment of my spa with bromine!? Why use it.

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What, bromine for the treatment of my spa? We are used to hearing that water disinfection is done with chlorine.  In fact, it is the most common solution in the world of the swimming pool. However, another solution, more effective and adapted when it comes to treating spa water is bromine. Advantages, disadvantages? This article […]

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

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Do you want to bathe in your pool on a sunny day? Your pleasure is however stopped by the appearance of 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 […]

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 […]