SALTWATER POOL BASICS

SALTWATER POOL BASICS

When you hear saltwater, most people think of the ocean, not swimming pool water. But now millions of pools worldwide are saltwater pools, so let’s take a look at what having a saltwater pool means. But before we get to that, I mentioned ocean water, and if you have ever gotten a mouthful of ocean water, then you know how salty the water tastes. A saltwater pool is not the same; in fact, just a drop of water from a saltwater chlorinated pool contains less salt than a human tear.

Read More

What are the Different Types of Pool Filters?

What are the Different Types of Pool Filters?

"Filtration, filtration, filtration!" Another critical piece of equipment for maintaining clean, safe pool water is your filter. The filter helps keep the pool clean by removing undissolved debris and dirt particles from your pool water.

There are three types of filters available: sand filters, cartridge filters, and D.E. filters. Each one has its pros and cons, but when used properly, any of the three will do its job of keeping your pool clean and clear.

Read More

What are the Different Types of Pool Pumps?

What are the Different Types of Pool Pumps?

The pool pump is the heart of your swimming pool's circulation system.  It creates the flow of water that allows chemicals to circulate evenly throughout your pool and is instrumental in effectively sanitizing your water, and it moves debris through the circulation system and out of your pool.

Read More