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Shock chlorine, when is 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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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. […]

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?

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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 […]

Why You Should Be Using Chlorine Tablets In Your Pool

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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 !

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6 reasons why you should avoid disinfecting your pool with bleach 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 high pH (pH=12), which […]