Should Pool Owners Switch from Chlorine to Saltwater?

Should Pool Owners Switch from Chlorine to Saltwater?

With the savage winter a memory, Lisa Busso-Raglievich last weekend finally got to test her swimming pool’s new saltwater chlorination system, and she quickly was convinced it was a good use of $2,000. No stinging eyes. No need to store bottles of chlorine in the shed. No more trips to the pool store to test the water’s contents. “The expense … Read More

What to Do When Cloudy Water Strikes

What to do when you notice cloudy water in your pool.

Every pool owner dreams of having an inviting swimming pool with crystal-clear water. The reality, however, may be a pool that is hazy, cloudy, and flat looking. The following are some things service professionals should check when their customer’s pool water gets cloudy this summer. Equipment First, check the filter and circulation system to make sure everything is operating properly. … Read More

A Concerted Effort: Designing Energy Efficient Pools

A Concerted Effort: Designing Energy Efficient Pools

Designing pools and spas for maximum efficiency means more than just getting the right pump. Pool and spa professionals are becoming more proficient at creating energy-efficient plumbing systems. “Within the past 10 years, I’ve seen a marked improvement in the industry as far as people wanting to do better plumbing,” says Dan Johnson, owner of Swim Inc. in Sarasota, Fla. … Read More