Category: Equipment

October 16, 2022
How Long Should a Salt Cell Last?

If you have a saltwater pool, you might wonder how long your salt cell should last. The lifespan of a salt cell depends on a few factors, including water quality and how often you use your pool. When you see mineral buildup on your pool walls or floor, you will know it is time to […]

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October 16, 2022
Understand Pool Filter Settings - What Do They Mean?

Your swimming pool needs to have crystal-clear water that is free of bacteria and other contaminants. This goal is only achievable with a sound filtration system with efficiently working components to ensure the water is clean. But first, understand how the filter works and the different settings to help you operate the component adequately. What […]

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October 16, 2022
Why Are There Two Holes At The Bottom Of The Pool Skimmer

Pool skimmers keep the surface of swimming pools looking beautiful and free of floating leaves, insects, and other debris. However, household swimming technology is complicated, and you may wonder why there are two holes at the bottom of the skimmer basket. Each one fulfills a crucial function that keeps the device running smoothly. Let’s discuss […]

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October 16, 2022
Sizing Your Pool Heater - What Size Do You Need?

Sizing your pool heater can seem scary if you're unsure where to start, especially with the equipment essential to get the most out of your pool.  Thankfully, it can be foolproof and stress-free, yet adequate to size your pool heater with a simple calculation and maybe a little help from an intuitive online tool.  Step […]

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May 28, 2022
Pool Filter Pressure Problems - Low & High Pressure

A pool filter plays a significant role in ensuring your pool is free of unwanted contaminants and debris. While chlorine will kill bacteria in your pool, it’s the work of a filter to remove them. However, a pool filter won’t function well if it has pressure problems. Read on to learn how to diagnose common […]

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November 27, 2021
Which Pool Sanitation System Is Best

Which is Best? If you want the cheapest purchase price, you can't beat the chlorine pool. Go with the saltwater pool if you want long-term savings, lowered chlorine usage, and easier day-to-day maintenance. If you intend to eliminate your chlorine usage altogether, use a mineral pool. If these systems are working pretty well on their […]

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February 28, 2021
Best Pool Filter Type: D.E., Sand, or Cartridge

Currently, the best pool filter type on the market, in terms of unmatched filtration, is a Diatomaceous Earth filter (D.E. Filter). Unfortunately, if you’re not careful, there’s a chance it could end up being dangerous to your health. The diatomaceous earth in these filters is not food-grade but is both heat and chemically treated. Additionally, […]

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December 6, 2020
What is a Variable-Speed Pool Pump?

Variable-speed pool pumps are like regular pool pumps except they are better in pretty much every way. They are more powerful, more durable, easy to upgrade, and of course, you adjust the flow rate to whatever suits your needs at the time.  They are also known for being very economical...once you get past the uneconomical […]

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