Advantages Of Above Ground Pools

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Ever considered setting up a pool in your house? Above ground pools are ideal, especially if you do not want to go through the stress of digging the earth and constructing an inground pool. Above ground pools are as good inground pools and even have more benefits. This post provides you with some advantages and reasons why they are the best options for you. Cost First of all, if you are considering cost, then certainly, above ground pools are your

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How to Check Pool Chlorine

How to check pool chlorine

Pools are in danger from getting contaminated from rain, debris, dust, animals and swimmers. Chlorine is used to sanitize pool water. It is used to kill bacteria and prevent the growth of viruses, algae and other contaminants to keep it safe to swim. How is chlorine created? Chlorine is a product made through the electrolysis of salt water. The way that works is the use of electricity passing through Salt (2NaCl) and water (2H2O). The electricity causes the atoms to

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Hayward Salt Cell or Switch to a Non-Chlorine Oxygen Pool?

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Looking for a Hayward salt cell replacement for a saltwater pool system? Maybe you’re interested in switching from a chlorine pool system to a saltwater pool system. Let’s look at some of the maintenance costs, conversion costs, and replacement costs for chlorine and saltwater pool systems and the alternatives. The cost of maintaining a chlorine or saltwater pool system An average salt system replacement cell is around $400 A little shopping around, and you’ll see that the national average cost of

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The Switch To Oxygen Pools Review

After a season with the Oxygen Pools system, I couldn’t be more satisfied. I started looking for a chlorine-free alternative for my pool last season that led me to the Oxygen Pool system. My water has never looked and felt better. The system uses Ozone that is gets injected into the water creating hydrogen peroxide and hydroxyl radicals that keep the water looking great. Unlike the long list of negative by-products chlorine and salt water pools have, the only by-product

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When to open the pool

When to open the pool

  When to open the pool? As temperatures rise and the winter chill goes away, many pool owners wonder when to begin the pool opening process. Opening your pool earlier rather than waiting will help you save money and time. Holding off on opening your pool could cause you a major headache. When is it considered too early or too late to open a pool? Water temperature is a major factor in opening a pool. As the water begins to

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Pool Still Cloudy After Shock

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Is your pool still cloudy after shock? Sometimes it seems like you can end up with cloudy pool water for no reason at all. When the pool turns cloudy most people will turn to shocks in an attempt to clear up the water. If the pool is still cloudy after shock it can be for a few reasons. Cloudy pool water comes from a buildup of organic and inorganic material in the water, like algae blooms. Pool shock will sanitize

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Above Ground Pool Algae

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Algae are simple, non-flowering plant organisms that grow on pool surfaces. It does not have roots, stems or leaves but it reproduces in a primitive way. It contains chlorophyll. The study of algae and its types is called algology. How are you affected by above ground pool algae? If you see any dark mold looking substance on the side or the surface of the pool, then it means you have become victim to algae. Types of Algae Here are three types of

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Why Above Ground Pools Need Chemicals

Why Above Ground Pools Need Chemicals

The purchase of an above ground pool will lead to many happy hours spent with family and friends. However, as with built-in pools, you will need to care and maintain your purchase by using the right chemicals, in the right balance that will keep the water free of germs, bacteria, and pollutants. To maintain the water means that you will have to invest in above ground pool chemicals for the health and safety of those who will swim in the

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Checking Your pH in Above Ground Pool?

pH

It’s fun and quite amazing to have an above ground pool right in your backyard. You can swim whenever you want to have poolside BBQ parties, cool off in the summer, watch your kids have a blast and any other events that can benefit from a pool. Now as much this luxury is great, you should also keep in mind that it requires constant maintenance of pH level in above ground pool water. The pH level is a degree of

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Oxygenated vs. Chlorine Pools

Oxygenated Pools vs. Chlorine Pools

Pity the poor pool owner. All we want is a clean pool at a reasonable cost. We just want the water to be clear and inviting for ourselves, our kids and our neighbors. In the 21st century, it seems like all we get are 19th-century treatments or new technologies that cost a fortune. Most people have a love/hate relationship with their pool. We love the convenience of being able to cool off in hot weather and as a social center

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