Postings In December 2015



We recommend that you bring a water sample to your local IPG retailer for a full professional water test.A professional water test will guide you through the exact steps and volumes needed to give you a perfectly balanced pool.Total Alkalinity is a measure of the total alkaline substances found in
How Pool Filters Work
December 08/2015

Understanding how pool filters work will help you make the right selection for you, your budget and your pool.  All filters have their definite benefits, and in some cases, drawbacks.  It’s just a matter of having all the facts and choosing the right pool filter for you.NewSwimClearHow
The Eco-Friendly Pool
December 08/2015
Why go Green? Save money and lessen impact on your family, your pool and the environment
Green is the colour, environmentally-friendly products are the game – and everyone is playing it. Everywhere you look there are ‘green’ alternativ
Hot Tub Benefits
December 08/2015
Hot water therapy is the ideal way to alleviate pain and stress Tired of booking a flight out of Canada, packing your bags, driving to the airport and sitting on a cramped airplane just to get away from stress and headaches of modern life
Everyone loves lounging around the swimming pool, soaking up the sun and enjoying those warm summer breezes. But take care – using a suntan lotion with the wrong SPF (Sun Protection Factor), or worse, not using any suntan lotion at all, can leave you, and especially young c
The cool, clear blue water of a swimming pool can look quite enticing to a child or pet – so it’s strongly advised that all pool owners hazard-proof their swimming pools when not in use. That said, here are a few options to consider, in order to pr
Maintaining clean and healthy water in your hot tub takes regular maintenance. This not only includes consistent water care and a treatment plan, but it also requires you to drain and refill your hot tub every 3 months, at a minimum.
So, how exactly does one change their hot tub water? Well, it’s
Weekly Hot Tub Maintenance
December 08/2015
Hot Tub water care can be confusing, but it often makes the difference between people who enjoy their hot tub on a regular basis, and those whose tubs go unused.The goal of this article is to provide you with some insight into what needs to be done in order to allow your water to be as clear and cle
Pool Chemicals or Water Treatment Products are essential to keep your pool properly balanced. The most important chemcials are ph balancers, alkalinity balancers, algaecides, sanitizers, clarifiers, metal controllers and pool shock. In order to properly apply these chemical
Choosing a hot tub or spa for your home can be a very difficult task, especially if you have never owned one before. There are thousands of differenthot tubs on the market with an endless variety of features and accessories to choose from. In order to help you make the shopping process easier, we ha
Regardless of what your weight loss goals may include, there are useful strategies to help you meet them. Losing weight usually requires making some significant lifestyle changes. Like working out in the gym, running outside or even taking swimming lessons to learn new ways to burn that unwanted fat
Maintaining clean and healthy water in your hot tub takes regular maintenance. This not only includes consistent water care and a treatment plan, but it also requires you to drain and refill your hot tub every 3 months, at a minimum.
So, how exactly does one change their hot tub water? Well, it’s
In today’s market there are many different products, qualities, and options from which you must choose the Swimming Pool that is right for you. It is a big decision that will last for many years. IPG members understand the importance of making an informed decision which is why we offer our customers
Opening your pool can be a daunting task, so we have created the following list to help you open your above ground swimming pool like a pro.


Step 1: Find and inspect all of your pool equipment and chemical products before starting the job.  Check the expiration da

Sunshine, warm breezes, pool-side fun…winter? Just when you get into the groove of enjoying day after day relaxing in the sparkling water of your swimming pool, the calendar tells you it’s time to say goodbye to summer and close up the backyard pool for the season. No one looks forward to it, but
Algae Problems
December 08/2015
You may have an Algae problem

Algae Canada pools swimming pools IPG hot tub spa jacuzziIt is around us, almost everywhere we go. They are a single-cell plant and have over 30,000 varieties in existence across the earth. To thrive and grow, they simply nee

Pool Water Testing
December 08/2015
How To Test Your Swimming Pool Water

In order to select the right chemicals for your swimming pool, you must either use a swimming pool water test kit or take a water sample to your local pool professional for analysis. This will give you an accurate meas

UV sanitization
December 08/2015
UV sanitization is a highly effective system that supplements your existing chlorine, bromine or salt systems. Because it aids in the destruction of bacteria and algae, it reduces the amount of chemicals required to make your pool water safe and crystal clear.


Ultraviolet li

Pool Water Testing
December 08/2015
How To Test Your Swimming Pool Water

In order to select the right chemicals for your swimming pool, you must either use a swimming pool water test kit or take a water sample to your local pool professional for analysis. This will give you an accurate meas

How To Vacuum Your Pool
December 08/2015
Fully submerge the vacuum hose with the pole in to the pool. The other end of the hose should have a vacuum plate which will sit on top of the skimmer basket. After you have forced all the air out of the hose, place the other end into the skimmer. You should feel the suction from the pump pulling
To remove algae from your swimming pool, simply follow the step-by-step instructions below:
Step 1: Check filter; Does it need to be cleaned. If it does, backwash it or clean your cartridge element as per th
Stress relief with swimming can be very relaxing when done at a slow pace, gliding through the water. Or swimming can be a real physical workout when going full speed. Either way, you gain great relief from the water, releasing body stress and strain, replacing it with contentment and relation.
Pool Chemicals Explained
December 08/2015
Swimming pool Chemicals or Water Treatment Products are essential supplies when cleaning your swimming pool in order to keep it properly balanced.  The most important chemcials are ph balancers, alkalinity balancers, algaecides, sanitizers, clarifiers, metal controller
Another very important item to remember Hot Tub and Swimming Pool safety for you AND your kids – when either in or near a swimming pool and/or hot tub. Even if you know how to swim, accidents CAN still happen without warning. Therefore it is imperative that children be supervised at all times, tha
Shopping for a spa or hot tub can be a difficult and time consuming task, especially if you’re unsure about the specific functions and features that are important to you. There are a number of features that will help ensure your long term enjoyment of your hot tub / spa.
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Installing Your Hot Tub
December 08/2015
Installing your hot tub or spa can seem like a daunting process.  Fortunately, it’s not.  If you have even installed a dishwasher and built a deck then you already have the skills required to install your new hot tub or spa.
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Hot Tub Energy Saving Tips
December 08/2015
Following these simple hot tub / spa energy saving tips will help you save money!
For maximum hot tub energy saving set the hot tub / spa heater thermostat to maintain 38.8° C (102º F) and keep it there.  Assuming you have a well-insulated hot tub, it is actually ch
Creating hot tub / spa covers that last ‘forever’ is a huge challenge because spa and hot tub covers must be thermal and efficient to keep the water hot, lightweight for easy handling, and cost effective.
So far good-quality polystyrene foam and heavyweight marine-grade
Hot Tub Benefits
December 08/2015
Hot water therapy is the ideal way to alleviate pain and stress Tired of booking a flight out of Canada, packing your bags, driving to the airport and sitting on a cramped airplane just to get away from stress and headaches of modern life







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