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

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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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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]