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Clorox pool smart test strips

There is an app for your smartphone that allows you to use the test strip, snap a photo of the strip and the app will read it for you. Tells you exactly what’s happening with your pool. I use these daily.
Ease of Use: 5 Effectiveness: 5
06/08/2024
alicia
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Easy to use

Works great! These strips allow you to check multiple chemical levels at once. The blocks of color are easy to interpret and compare to the chart located right on the bottle. The process is fast and I am confident now in the chemical readings of my pool water.
Ease of Use: 5 Effectiveness: 5
06/06/2024
Alkalinity Increaser
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Test Strips Easy and Fast

I love the test strips as they are easy and fast to get a measurement on your pool chemicals. It provides the information I need to keep my pool chemicals balanced appropriately. I test it weekly to keep my pool balanced all season long.
Ease of Use: 5 Effectiveness: 5
06/05/2024
Brian S
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Informative and easy to use

just dip and shoot, a photo to scan using the Clorox app to get up to the minute reading on the state of my pool. Saves me a trip half way across town to the (name redacted) pool store and I immediately know how much Clorox 4 in 1 Pool Shock to follow up with
Ease of Use: 5 Effectiveness: 5
06/05/2024
Rob L
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Clorox Pool and Spa Multi-Stripes

Hi. My name is Pat, and I live in Fort Pierce, FL. I am 72 years old and have been taking care of my pool for over 20 years. I like products that are easy to use on my concrete/gunite pool, and that get me the results I need quickly. I have found that with Clorox multi-strips which help me to easily test my water and gives me results in less then a minute. I just dip the strip in the water and compare the color on the strip to the color chart on the bottle that the strips come in. It lets me know what l need to fix by either adding product to the pool or what levels I need to lower by using the appropriate decreaser or minus product. It couldn’t be simpler. I use the strips in my hot tub also. I have been using the strips for years and highly recommend them to anyone looking for an easy way to keep pool or spa water perfectly balanced.
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06/05/2024
Trisha
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I must rather use the strip instead of liquid test

I like using the Clorox pool 6-way test strip to test the pool each time that I’m going to use the pool. It takes the guess work out of what chemical that I need to use. I just need to see how to scan
Ease of Use: 5 Effectiveness: 5
06/05/2024
None
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Way better than off brand

These work fine I found that a lot of test strips or not reliable but these work pretty good. Make sure you shake them off just a little bit and let them sit for a few seconds. Still not as precise as a real liquid dropper style set but it is great for a quick check.
Ease of Use: 5 Effectiveness: 5
06/04/2024
West
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Would recommend using with the app

I have used these test strips with the app and it was helpful in identifying what I needed to do to improve the quality of my pool water. It is easy and clear to read. Although sometimes the colors are not exactly as shown on the guide.
Ease of Use: 4 Effectiveness: 4
06/04/2024
Lawanda
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Pool chemistry made easy

I recently started using Clorox Multi-Use Smart Test Strips. I was tired of using the test kits where you had to add 5 drops of this and 2 drops of that to get pool chemistry results. I wanted something that would make life easier with having a pool. The Multi Smart Test Strips were my answer. I downloaded the free Clorox Pool App to my phone and the rest is easy pool chemistry. Just dip test strip in your pool water. Open app, go to scan to test screen, capture picture, and test results appear. It even tells you what chemicals and amounts to add to get your pool looking perfect. It’s a game changer for me in the pool chemistry guessing game. Would highly recommend it.
Ease of Use: 5 Effectiveness: 5
06/04/2024
Vince G
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Clorox Multi-use Smart Strips – Excellent product

I use Clorox multi-use smart strips on a weekly basis. They are very convenient to use, very accurate and help me keep my pool chemically balanced and crystal clear. I use the Clorox app to scan the test results and follow the instructions to balance the chemicals.
Ease of Use: 5 Effectiveness: 5
06/04/2024
JohnG
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Test Strips

We use these test strips for our pool. I really like this product. It helps to keep our pool chemicals balanced by informing us of what chemicals need to be added to our pool. It’s never best to play the guessing game.
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06/04/2024
mrsbeez217
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Life saver!

I use these test strips daily. There is an app for your smartphone that allows you to use the test strip, snap a photo of the strip and the app will read it for you. Tells you exactly what’s happening with your pool. It is so very handy!
Ease of Use: 5 Effectiveness: 5
06/04/2024
Amanda
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Easy Testing in Texas

I enjoy using the Chlorox strips to test my pool since they provide all the data I need to access my water condition. I can quickly determine what action I need to do in a quick and easy dip of the strip.
Ease of Use: 5 Effectiveness: 5
06/03/2024
Clear in Texas
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Quick and easy testing

These Multi-Use Smart Strips™ for Testing Pool Water are simple to use. Just dip and snap a picture with the Clorox pool app and it will give your results and important information if you need to maintain anything. You can also compare the colors on the strip to the back of the container if your phone isn’t handy. I like using these in between weekly testing with my large chemical test kit. It helps keep me on track at all times.
Ease of Use: 5 Effectiveness: 4
06/02/2024
Dean
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Check with ease and accuracy

These strips are so easy to use anyone could figure out the problems or lack of in your pool or spa. Every bit as accurate as my old liquid test kit. Simple dip and read the results make pool and spa chemical care simple
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06/01/2024
firelord
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fast food of pool testing—quick and easy.

First and foremost, the convenience of these test strips is unmatched. With just a quick dip into the water and a simple comparison to the color chart, I can accurately measure seven different parameters, including chlorine, pH, alkalinity, and more. This comprehensive testing capability ensures that I can easily monitor the overall health of my hot tub and spa without any guesswork. First and foremost, the convenience of these test strips is unmatched. Seriously, they’re like the fast food of pool testing—quick, easy, and strangely satisfying. Just give them a quick dip in your water and compare them to the color chart. Voila! You’re now a water-testing wizard, accurately measuring seven different parameters like chlorine, pH, and alkalinity. It’s so comprehensive, you’ll feel like you’ve earned a PhD in Hot Tub Science. And let’s talk about accuracy. I’ve put these test strips head-to-head with fancy lab tests, and guess what? They’re neck and neck! I trust these strips like I trust my GPS to get me out of a corn maze. With results this reliable, you can make the right tweaks to keep your hot tub’s water perfectly balanced and squeaky clean. Say goodbye to murky waters and hello to becoming the water-quality guru of your backyard spa.
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05/31/2024
Sergio
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Easy to use

These strips are super easy to use! They really help with keeping the chemicals right where they should be! And it’s great you can use the app in conjunction with those strips. I use these strips each week to know if I need to add other chemicals to the pool or not.
Ease of Use: 5 Effectiveness: 5
05/31/2024
A brown
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So convenient!

So convenient to use because not only do they save me visually estimating the readings (though you can spot verify), but it also records the readings in the Clorox Pool app. This way I can compare readings and treatments to gauge effectiveness and what I might need to use more or less of. The app will also take input on your pool size and reccomend what and how much of what to add in order to get the proper level. Image is from before opening this year so yeah it’s not a good look YET.
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05/30/2024
RazorTX
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Just dip and maintain

The smart strips make maintaining your pool so easy. Just a quick dip, use the app to analyze, and you get quick answer as to what your pool needs and how much of it to use. This is so much easier than using the drops that change color and then you have to figure out what to use. Just dip and maintain
Ease of Use: 5 Effectiveness: 5
05/30/2024
Bob L
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Amazing test strips

These test strips have made owning and maintaining a chlorine pool an absolute breeze and the accuracy is so much higher than some of the competitors in the industry. If you own a pool and are currently paying for service, save your money and do it yourself!
Ease of Use: 5 Effectiveness: 5
05/30/2024
Matthew
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Great strips

We really like these strips along with the app. They are pretty accurate and help when making decisions about needed products. The directions are clear and the strips are easy to read. They are good to have on hand.
Ease of Use: 5 Effectiveness: 5
05/29/2024
dillsteph
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Quick and easy!

When I need to test my pool and test it quickly I always use the Clorox smart strips. Sometimes I don’t have time to do all the tests individually and the strips make testing my pool quick and easy. They are pretty accurate as well. Great price to boot!
Ease of Use: 5 Effectiveness: 5
05/28/2024
ChrisM
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Easy as cake

Easy to use test strips. Download the app, dip the strip scan and get recommendations. Then add as suggested. They come in a small tube just did them in up to your elbow. It is the easiest way i have found to test the pool
Ease of Use: 5 Effectiveness: 5
05/28/2024
JPR2
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6 way test strips

Best test strips we have ever used , these and the free app and make it very simple to have perfect water all year round. Simple dunk them into the water shake once lightly to get rid of excess water, wait 15 seconds , either compare to the legend on the bottle or take a pic in the free Clorox app. The app will tell you all the values and the needed fix.
Ease of Use: 5 Effectiveness: 5
05/28/2024
Greg
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The best test strips

These are my favorite pool testing strips. I love that there is an app that you use with them so you don’t have to guess about the reading or what needs to be added. They are super simple to use and the app is also easy to follow. I will definitely continue to buy and recommend to friends and family.
Ease of Use: 5 Effectiveness: 5
05/27/2024
sgardner
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Easy to use

Clorox Pool & Spa, Multi-Use Smart Strips for Swimming Pool Water Testing these pool strips are easy to use and you get instant results, you can either look on the back of the bottle and compare the strip readings or download the Clorox app and take a picture of the strip to get there recommendations for your pool.
Ease of Use: 5 Effectiveness: 5
05/25/2024
Camp76
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Easy choice test strips

Strips were very easy to use. Directions were well written and very easy to understand. App easy to find and download. Like the fact that I can test my water whenever I want and get results without leaving the house. Colors are easy to determine the results and get matching requirements.
Ease of Use: 5 Effectiveness: 4
05/25/2024
robmen
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Ease and Convenient

Smart Strip are the best. They are so very easy to use with your phone to scan the strip. The website holds your results and tells you exactly what you need in order to balance your pool. What a convenient way to balance your pool.
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05/25/2024
Blue Chlorine
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Test strips

Test strips work decent for quick test compared to testing with chemicals. Will get you in the vicinity. Can be hard to correlate color with number. I use them as a quick check in between testing with chemicals kit.
Ease of Use: 5 Effectiveness: 4
05/23/2024
AlonzoB
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Simple and Accurate Testing

The Smart Strips, coupled with the phone app, make checking the pool water easy. The app will suggest products needed to get the pool water safe and keeps a history of previous results. Tracking chlorine levels has never been easier.
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05/21/2024
AZ_MAR
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Clorox Test Strips -Convenient & fast test results

I’ve been using these test strips for almost 5 years and have always been happy with the results. I can easily test my above ground pool and quickly make adjustments as needed to have safe, clean water for my grandkids and I to swim in. The strips are very convenient and quickly give accurate readings.I can use the Clorox Pool App or manually compare using the color chart which is what I usually use. There are 30 strips included which gives me just enough to use through the whole summer. I like to test a few hours prior to getting into the pool. This gives me time to add chemicals accordingly. The test strips test for 6 different important levels and you can check with the Clorox experts when you need advice about your results. It’s nice to know Clorox is always there to provide guidance if you need help with your pool!
Ease of Use: 5 Effectiveness: 5
05/19/2024
Bettyhop
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Very easy to use to get results

I have been using these for last couple of years. They make it a lot easier to test the levels in the pool. Just dip them in to the water and use the app on the phone to get the results. Takes a lot of time out of checking the chemicals in my pool.
Ease of Use: 5 Effectiveness: 5
05/18/2024
ITGuyFL
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Best Product EVER!!

I love the Smart Strips! I use them at least once a week if not more often if needed. So easy to read and the strip tells me exactly what chemicals and how much I need to add to my pool to balance and when it is recommended that I test again.
Ease of Use: 5 Effectiveness: 5
05/17/2024
ksingleton
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Balance of pool has never been easier.

Clorox Multi-Use Smart Strips are so easy to use to help maintain the balance of our pool. We use these with the Clorox Pool app on our phone to better balance the chemicals in our pool for a more enjoyable swimming experience. These are so easy to read in order to know what chemicals are or are not needed.
Ease of Use: 5 Effectiveness: 5
05/16/2024
Sandy1216
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Clorox Multi Use Smart Strips

I use Clorox Multi Use Smart Strips to quickly find out the levels of my pool chemicals and what needs to be added or balanced. There is no measuring or mess like with traditional chemical test kits. only takes a few second and all levels are tested.
Ease of Use: 5 Effectiveness: 5
05/16/2024
Gryphyn
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Easy Multi Use Smart Strips

These Easy Multi Use Smart Strips are the best! They make care for your pool a breeze. They work well, are convenient and actuate. Even some one with no pool knowledge will be have no problem using them.
Ease of Use: 5 Effectiveness: 5
05/16/2024
Michele
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Best when using the app

This is my favorite strip to test the pool. Dip in water and then use the app to scan the strip. Results are instant and I love the app’s suggestion on how to maintain the pool so it’s clear and comfortable for swimming.
Ease of Use: 5 Effectiveness: 5
05/16/2024
Joan A
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Easy to use

Best item to use to be able to test for the correct chemicals in your pool. the app takes all the guess work out of using the old method, and even eliminates the trip to the pool store. fantastic use
Ease of Use: 5 Effectiveness: 5
05/16/2024
fllocksmith
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Accuracy at its finest. Best pool testing strips!

Trying out the Clorox pool test strips was an absolute game-changer for my pool maintenance routine. These strips are incredibly easy to use, making testing my pool water a breeze. With just a quick dip and a few seconds of waiting, I had accurate results right at my fingertips. One thing that impressed me the most was the accuracy of the results. The color-coded indicators on the strips made it simple to interpret the levels of chlorine, pH, alkalinity, and stabilizer in my pool water. This allowed me to make precise adjustments, ensuring that my pool water remained clean and balanced. Not only are these test strips convenient, but they also provide peace of mind. By regularly testing my pool water with Clorox test strips, I can prevent potential problems before they arise, such as algae growth or equipment damage. This proactive approach has saved me both time and money in the long run. Another aspect that I appreciated was the affordability of these test strips. Compared to other testing methods, such as liquid reagents, the Clorox strips are a cost-effective solution for maintaining pool water quality. Overall, trying out the Clorox pool test strips has been a positive experience. They are accurate, convenient, and affordable, making them a must-have for any pool owner looking to keep their water crystal clear all season long. I highly recommend giving them a try!
Ease of Use: 5 Effectiveness: 5
05/16/2024
Jimmy H
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Easy and Reliable

These smart strips are true game changers. So easy to use and allows for simple access to your pool’s chemical properties. Simply open the bottle, take out a strip and place in the water to get your results. So easy!!
Ease of Use: 5 Effectiveness: 5
05/16/2024
gtd869
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Clorox testing strips are number one with me easy

I like the Clorox testing strips because they are easy to read and there’s no mixing measuring nothing to rinse out just a little paper stick so simple just dip it in and match it to the chart on the bottle
Ease of Use: 5 Effectiveness:
05/15/2024
The cleaner
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Easy To Use

Easy to use and always accurate results of water testing. Using with the app gives extra help and support while maintaining a crystal-clear pool water. Eliminates trips to the pool store for water testing.
Ease of Use: 5 Effectiveness: 5
05/15/2024
chulk
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Reliable test strips

You can always count on Clorox test strips for accurate results. The water is always easy to maintain and stay clear when used with the Clorox app. The results are always clear and easy to read. Highly recommended
Ease of Use: 5 Effectiveness: 5
05/15/2024
Shawn1391
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Convenient and Accurate

Clorox Pool & Spa Multi-Use Smart Strips have become an indispensable tool in my pool maintenance routine. These strips offer convenience, accuracy, and reliability, making them a must-have for any pool owner. First and foremost, I appreciate how easy it is to use these strips. Simply dip the strip into the pool water, swirl it around a bit, and within seconds, you’ll have a comprehensive snapshot of your water’s chemistry. The color-coded indicators are clear and easy to read, eliminating any guesswork and allowing me to quickly assess the status of my pool’s water quality. Accuracy is crucial when it comes to pool maintenance, and Clorox Smart Strips deliver on this front. They provide precise measurements for essential parameters such as chlorine, pH, alkalinity, and hardness, giving me confidence in the results. With this information at hand, I can make informed decisions about which chemicals to add and in what quantities, ensuring that my pool remains balanced and safe for swimming. One of the standout features of these strips is their versatility. Whether you have a pool, spa, or hot tub, Clorox Smart Strips are designed to meet your needs. I appreciate the convenience of having a single product that can effectively test multiple water sources, saving both time and money. Another aspect I love about these strips is their durability. They hold up well even in challenging conditions, providing consistent results batch after batch. Plus, the packaging is designed to keep the strips fresh and moisture-free, preserving their effectiveness over time. Clorox Pool & Spa Multi-Use Smart Strips have truly simplified my pool maintenance routine. With their convenience, accuracy, and reliability, I no longer dread testing my pool water – it’s become a quick and hassle-free task. If you’re looking for a reliable water testing solution that delivers results you can trust, I highly recommend giving Clorox Smart Strips a try. Your pool will thank you!
Ease of Use: 5 Effectiveness: 5
05/15/2024
Chris
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Best test strips on the market

I recently tried out Clorox Multi-use Smart Pool Test Strips, and they exceeded my expectations. These strips made testing my pool water a breeze with their easy dip-and-read method. The results were consistently accurate, matching up with my usual liquid test kits. I loved that one strip could test for multiple parameters like chlorine, pH, and alkalinity, streamlining my water maintenance routine. Despite being a bit pricier, their durability and reliability make them well worth the investment for anyone serious about keeping their pool water in top condition. I highly recommend Clorox Smart Pool Test Strips for hassle-free water management!
Ease of Use: 5 Effectiveness: 5
05/15/2024
Msiegel
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Makes me look like a pro pool guy

I have tried all the strips from cheap to expensive. I always go back to the smart strips becuase it has features the other do not. I know you say really a pool strip is different yes. The app is the best and super clear and easy to understand and work. It also gives details you would never know with a normal strip.
Ease of Use: 5 Effectiveness: 5
05/15/2024
Flatdaddie
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Terrible app to read the strips

So the problem with these strips is not really the strip themselves but the app. All these pool apps are just terrible. I don’t know why they can’t read the strips better to begin with. Then profile building feels like from iPhone 4 days. So dated. The competition is not much better so they’re both terrible apps.
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05/15/2024
PoolMan
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Easy way to keep things in check

Take the guess work out of what is missing in your pool, these strips are easy to use and so convenient! Gives you the areas you need to work on for keeping pool clean and sparkling clear. A must have!
Ease of Use: 5 Effectiveness: 5
05/14/2024
bbygrl99
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Clorox smart strips

Strips do a 6 way test while others I’ve used only do 5. Strips don’t give you as accurate a measure as performing a chemical test but they do provide a quick means to check your pool water chemistry.
Ease of Use: 5 Effectiveness: 3
05/14/2024
XtraBlue Review
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Great product

Great product to maintain the quality of your pool and keep the algae under control considering the amount of rain that we get here in fl it helps us tremendously with tuff areas especially after the rain and a long week of work
Ease of Use: 5 Effectiveness: 5
05/12/2024
Cindy
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Great product

This shock works better than most of the others. I like to use this to clear up cloudy water. Later in the day I follow it up with clarifier and algaecide. Does the trick for me and in swim season I do this about once a week.
Ease of Use: 5 Effectiveness: 5
05/12/2024
Good product
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Not for a spa

I bought these off a recommendation from a friend, but ran into the same complaint as others. It won’t let me use the app without setting up all of my personal info (no thanks) and entering a pool size. Spa isn’t an option. Too bad. I really liked the idea, the colors all look too similar to my eyes. — rating is for the app, not the strips themselves.
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07/26/2023
Lisa
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Hard No

Cannot download App since there is no app to download on play store. And even if I could, I can’t open the darn container! Tried everything. Pliers, multiple people. No go and very frustrating. Guess it doesn’t matter if I can download the app or not! And, chose this product because it was Clorox. We’ll look at a different brand. And will be returning today.
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07/22/2023
Hard No
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great product

I have used your test strips for years and they work great. I’ve never downloaded the app, I just compare the strip to the side of the bottle after all, its not rocket science. You people surely understands once you put the strip in the water its wet no matter how deep you push it!! I use an open top bottle, turn it upside down and push it elbow deep. Then I turn it over collecting water at elbow depth. Then I place the strip into the bottle for my reading.
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07/13/2023
old pool
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Can’t read the strip

I can’t download the app because it says it’s to old and my device is to new.
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07/05/2023
JOSEFINA
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Salt pool

I like the idea of using the strips and then get the reading on my phone so I can treat my pool.
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06/14/2023
Poolguy
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Don’t waste your time or money

If you plan on using one of the big selling points – the picture scan for testing – don’t waste your time or money. It doesn’t work. Doesn’t work at all. Period. I have a brand new tube of strips that I will sell for half price with free shipping if anyone wants them. Awful with no response from the company. Terrible.
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06/11/2023
thepoolguy
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App No Longer Recognizes Strips

These strips worked decently well over the last two seasons, but no longer works now. The app keeps popping an error to take a new photo. I have a couple of boxes of overpriced test strips now.
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06/07/2023
Broken App
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No App

I wish I had known this pool app was only for old phones. What good are test strips without knowing the solution. Next time I will buy a system that works without the guessing because these chemicals are dangerous.
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06/06/2023
CoolPool
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Doesn’t Work

Cannot use product because the android version is for older phones. How am I supposed to use test strips? Seemed like a great system but useless for me. Sad face! 😞
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05/28/2023
MissouriAnn
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pH reading always inconsistent

These strips are pretty good for the most part. The pH reading seems to always read @ 6.8, so I used my HTH pool test kit and it then reads my pH @ 7.2 so that’s the one I go with. All other readings have been accurate and consistent.
Ease of Use: 5 Effectiveness: 5
05/22/2023
Maddym Hollywood
Rockingham, NC
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App Doesn’t Work

Clorox hasn’t even updated their app to work on newer Android phones. When the appeal of the product is the utilization of the strips with the app, it isn’t very useful without the app one would think. Ridiculous.
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04/25/2023
Chris
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App is not available

I bought these because I believed that the app would have been very nice, I had used it years ago. However the app is no longer available, apparently because the app was never updated for newer versions of phones. You would think a company like Clorox would be on top of this
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04/16/2023
Fame
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Can’t use the app with spa

I bought these because I thought it would be easy because of the app but since you can’t enter anything under 1000 gallons, I can’t use it. I will be bringing these back.
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10/18/2022
Abby
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Overall, good product

I have found this product to be very useful for Color-Blind people like myself. I can’t manually read the various color differences. The app makes it easy-peasy. I do find a slight variation in the reading depending on the length of exposure time. 15 seconds may not be long enough to get an accurate reading so I generally check it at about 15 sec. and again at about 30-45 sec.
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05/28/2022
Russ
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Great Idea, Needs Improvement

I love the idea of using a smartphone to scan a test strip, and I would be happy to spend a little more on a specific strip. However, in my case it doesn’t work. Like others have reported, the strips don’t actually scan. They are either “overexposed” or “blurry.” So, I end up manually entering the data.
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10/08/2021
Clint
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App is a no go

First, App is dependent on you making an account, no sandbox mode. Second, forget it if you have a spa, it won’t take anything under 1000 gal. Useless. Third, Strips are good for a quick check, but not as reliable as a reagent test.
Ease of Use: 2 Effectiveness: 2
09/01/2021
Mpp677
Lewes de
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No go

Not reliable enough to count on but good for quick check
Ease of Use: 5 Effectiveness: 3
08/24/2021
Debpool
Ca southern orange county
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Don’t waste your money

Two days ago I was having a problem with my pool and bought the test strips. I thought I had high and in accurate readings based on using these test strips according to the instructions. I started questioning the readings I was getting on the strips and took water samples to 2 Local pool companies the following day. The test strips were totally in accurate comparing it to the two companies that I used. I would not recommend these test strips based on how in accurate they are.$15 waste of money for salt water and chemical balance kit.
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04/19/2021
KevinQ
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Ease of Use: 5 Effectiveness: 5
07/03/2020
kate1958
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Excellent

I’ve not used it with the online app, but the strips work great.
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06/08/2020
Dlanod1
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Simply Amazing…

I would like to take a minute to tell anyone who has not used these strips on what a game changing experience this is on how you treat your pool. Everything is done for you all you are required to do is do the strip take a picture and the app does the rest. It analyzes each element of the water needed to maintain balanced chemical makeup. Then it tells you to the letter how much and what to add. It makes owing a pool alot less stressful so you ca n stop wondering so much and start swimming. Thank you Clorox for this wonderful invention.
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05/30/2020
Clorox test strips
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Useful tool

Totally am diggin this new app and all its perks !
Ease of Use: 5 Effectiveness: 4
05/08/2020
Alleykat
Antioch, CA
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Worthless

I have two My Pool Care Assistant Test Strip kits. I wasn’t seeing changes in the test strips despite adding the recommended amount more than once over a week. I understand under or over shooting my target, but there was no change at all. I went to my local pool store and I overshot the pH. In the process, I no doubt got everything else out of whack. I went looking for community feedback on these strips and apparently they’re terrible. Is Clorox planning to fix them? Now I have good chlorine levels, but who knows what my stabilizer level is, so I don’t know if it’s actually going to do anything.
Ease of Use: 5 Effectiveness: 1
07/13/2019
Mike
DeKalb, IL
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Birch

I love the ease of using the pool test strips for my chemical analysis..Thanks Clorox
Ease of Use: 5 Effectiveness: 5
06/24/2019
Birch
Canton Ga
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Not accurate

Chlorine #s accurate. Alkalinity close. PH way off. Reads 6.8 it’s 7.4 on my Taylor test kit (which is very accurate). Strips read 6.8 all the time. The one big one is CYA. And this is where these strips can cost you headaches and dollars. My CYA I know is 60. It’s always on the high side. Repeated tests by Taylor and the local pool store concur, 60-70 depending on how often I dilute. These strips always read 0 CYA and want me to dump a bunch of stabilizer in the pool. Want a quick chlorine scan? Fine. Don’t trust any other numbers these strips give you, or you are gonna have one rough pool season.
Ease of Use: 5 Effectiveness:
06/10/2019
Hitdog042
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Not Accurate

The concept of this product with the scanning app is wonderful. Unfortunately in practice it doesn’t live up to expectations. The readings are not accurate. Chemical testing is much better. The pH reading in particular has never scanned accurately. Also the saved readings process doesn’t work well. It is supposed to save the last 2 days data but saves some readings longer and does not save most recent readings. I will keep on trying to work with the app but it will not be useful for most users.
Ease of Use: 3 Effectiveness: 2
10/16/2018
Barry
Florida
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Tablets

The tablets do a great job on my pool water. Always test good no problems stays crystal clean.
Ease of Use: 5 Effectiveness: 5
08/21/2018
John
Orange city fl
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Awesome strips!

Easy to use & the app helps you through everything while using these
Ease of Use: 5 Effectiveness: 5
08/19/2018
Bigtonson10
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Frustrating

1 out of 10 strips actually scanned on my phone. Sounds like a good concept, but after days of testing and adding chemicals and purchasing more chempicals…. (because the app tells you to) I’m not even close to where it should be. I’m done being a slave to this Clorox app!! I’m going back to the old fashioned drops and figuring it out myself.
Ease of Use: 1 Effectiveness: 1
06/28/2018
Islandjo
Wisconsin
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Waste of time and money

Test strips are so unreliable color fades as soon as it hits water? App is worthless every scan is different in every scan even on the same strip. Entered Data both manually and scanned made me buy all Clorox products and the results are a pool I really don’t know if it’s safe to swim in. Don’t waste your time go to a professional pool store for advice it’s cheaper. I have all Clorox products and test after test something is wrong and more chemicals are needed may need to just completely replace the water. It’s very easy to use but it’s very inaccurate.
Ease of Use: 5 Effectiveness: 1
06/17/2018
Manny
El Paso TX
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I love love loved them

I really loved the strips. It makes it so easy to keep your pool balanced.
Ease of Use: 5 Effectiveness: 5
02/02/2018
Donna55
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Great Product

Does what it says it will do! Reasonably priced and easy to use.
Ease of Use: 5 Effectiveness: 5
02/02/2018
Jolepo
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Easy doesn’t make it good

This product is very easy to use, but I don’t feel that it is accurate. You get to guess at the colors produced. Buy a good liquid kit to get results you can trust.
Ease of Use: 4 Effectiveness: 2
02/01/2018
ToadOh
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Great Stuff

Purchased the water test strips. Clorox has an app for checking the strips after dipping. It’s the greatest idea I have come across in a long time for my pool. My pool levels are perfect. No more, a little of this, a little of that. Thank you Clorox, you make me look good.
Ease of Use: 5 Effectiveness:
08/03/2017
Minch
NEW JERSEY
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Clorox test kit doesn’t work

3 weeks and about $500 later I just realized the app instructions differ vary much from back of bottles, so try follow bottle instructions and they fail to work to maintain clear water. Went to a local retailer and had water tested and they ask what direction I was following and when I said Clorox they laughed at me and told me that they sell most of there stuff because of what Walmart products will do to the water. My first thought was great time to spend more but the guy sold me clarifier & shock & a basic water test dip kit for $56.00 so took it home and put it in last night & bam! Clear pool! Clorox products don’t work well for me!
Ease of Use: 1 Effectiveness: 1
07/09/2017
Bryan
Texas
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Excellent

LOVE THE EASE OF USE, BEETS PUTTING DROPS IN TEST TUBE
Ease of Use: 5 Effectiveness: 5
07/05/2017
arthur
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Love my Clorox products

These strips are easily read. Love em. Any time you want to send me more, I sure would appreciate it
Ease of Use: 5 Effectiveness: 5
06/24/2017
pam1
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Great product

Easy to use, tracks history and tells you what is needed. Reading isn’t always perfect (scan it a few times and the reading will vary). Yet, my pool always looks great. Additionally, if you have any color vision issues, this product solves that problem.
Ease of Use: 5 Effectiveness: 5
06/23/2017
Robase
South Carolina
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Pool strips.

The strips work great, I had not tried the phone app.
Ease of Use: 5 Effectiveness: 5
06/14/2017
Eddie
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Love this product

Great product. Loved the app that goes along with app. Always know what my pool needs. Very easy to use.
Ease of Use: 5 Effectiveness: 5
06/14/2017
Iwantshoez2
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OK for history…but not for opening or closing

This is a bit in consistant. The photo struggles to get it right. Even when entering manually the strip has a hard time reading the numbers properly. I still have to use a liquid test to augment.
Ease of Use: 4 Effectiveness: 2
06/05/2017
Warren
Sacramento, CA
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Ease of Use: 5 Effectiveness: 4
06/02/2017
Reab
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Test Kit

Works well with the exception of the PH. The PH always shows low when it’s actually a bit on the high side. Sometimes the App struggles to take a picture of the test strip for instant analysis.
Ease of Use: 5 Effectiveness: 3
06/01/2017
Wheatmaker
Henderson, NV
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Very easy to use, a lifesaver.

I’ve been using the Clorox test strips as my primary means of keeping track of my water quality and when comparing the results with my professional kit, found the results to be fairly accurate. It’s honestly a godsend to be able to walk out, dip a strip into the pool and see how things are looking without having to fuss with drops. The only challenges I’ve found are that you have to be quick between when you dip the strip and when you scan it, and the app can be somewhat slow to respond when you try bring up the scanner (which uses your phones camera to take a picture of the strip). Getting the scanner to work in bright conditions can also be difficult. When doing this in the middle of the day, you may need to find a shady spot so that the image isn’t overexposed (too bright). If it wasn’t for the slowness with bringing up the scanner, I would give this product 5 stars.
Ease of Use: 4 Effectiveness: 5
06/01/2017
TonyT
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AWESOME

This is awesome, after entering the amount of water into the app I know exactly what I need to put in my pool. Half of the people around us use a pool company to keep their pool clean. Just put the stick in the water and then lay it on the piece of plastic and take a picture in the app. in a couple seconds it tells you exactly what you need to add to the water. The first time I tested this I immediately took water to the pool company and had them test it (didn’t tell them why). The results were identical, they told me to add the exact same things.
Ease of Use: 5 Effectiveness: 5
05/22/2017
michaelP
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Love these!!

These are wonderful! Perfect for busy families and the app makes testing a cinch.
Ease of Use: 5 Effectiveness: 5
05/18/2017
Chas
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Water Analysis made easy!

Love the fact that the Clorox Smart Strips make testing your pool water easy and fool proof. When you follow the directions and use the My Pool Care Assistant, it is quick and efficient. I trust the Clorox Brand for the household products so why not the pool?
Ease of Use: 5 Effectiveness: 5
05/17/2017
OS1411
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Great Product!

It’s very easy to use. You download the app and scan it and it tellls you exactly what to add. No need to make time to take water in to a pool store.
Ease of Use: 5 Effectiveness: 5
05/11/2017
Paula K
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Great Idea!

I really like using these with the on line app. These make it very easy to test the water and get a treatment plan.
Ease of Use: 5 Effectiveness: 5
05/09/2017
TPL TN