While folks of all ages love getting their feet wet, many of us hate the chemicals most pools make use of. However, if you want an alternative, chemical free pool systems are available and you can make use of them right in your own backyard!more
Are you considering a chemical-free pool for your family this year? If so, you may be wondering how a pool without harsh chemicals can be as healthy and clean as those that smell of bleach from half a mile away. Thankfully, industry experts have fast answers to your most-asked chemical-free pool questions!more
Many people who want a life filled with fewer chemicals consider switching their residential swimming pool to a chlorine-free model. However, many of these same homeowners - not knowing any different - choose salt pools instead. The problem is, salt pools aren’t the right choice if you’re looking to go chlorine-free - nor are they the best choice for families avoiding chemicals and skin irritation.more
Chlorine becomes chloramine when it interacts with the bacteria in your pool water, creating the distinctive smell we associate with chlorine pools. Swimming in that water leads to skin and eye irritation. In addition, the pool water needs to be tested and adjusted constantly to ensure it balances with other sanitizing systems. Some studies also suggest that children who swim in chlorinated pools regularly are more likely to develop...more
Keep your pool water clean with an ozone generator. Ozone is an oxidizer that offers a safe alternative to chlorine. It prevents bacterial growth and performs at a higher efficiency, so you get clearer bathing water without the red eyes and respiration problems that are common issues with chlorine pool sanitizer. However, choosing an ozone generator comes with a few challenges. If you’re checking out options, take a look at the following tips...more
In today’s social environment, the demand for chemical-free solutions to common sanitation issues is ever-growing. However, many experts in the field of pool sanitation would argue that this is one area where going without chemical intervention simply isn’t possible - or at least advisable.
Are chemical-free pool systems truly what they claim to be and can they be relied upon to keep your family healthy and safe this season? Here’s...more
Once you have an in-ground pool in place, you need to consider how to properly maintain the structure of the pool and the water within it. To keep the water clean, you need to use a pump designed for the size and type of pool you have. The filters used within the pump help to pull material out of the water. A customized pool filtration system ensures your water is maintained and healthy to swim in. It also helps to reduce your dependency on...more
Summer is just around the corner! With the weather getting warmer and the days getting longer, many Americans are in the mood the get in the water. Getting your family pool ready for summer can be a daunting chore, especially when you're considering overhauling or replacing your filtration system.
Should you choose a traditional filter? An eco-friendly sand filter? What are the benefits of choosing the latter? Here, we'll tell you why...more
Most pool owners know that, as the primary cleaner and disinfectant, chlorine comes with many disadvantages. In addition to the smell that a chlorine-treated pool often has, the effects of the chemicals on the body can range from irritated to severe—burning eyes from contact with the water, dry and irritated skin after prolonged contact. Saltwater pools came into popularity next, providing several advantages over chlorine-treated pools. While...more