Archive for 'Salt Water Pools'
In recent years, many pool owners have been forced to convert to salt water swimming pools. An in-ground pool with a filtration and chlorine generation system can cost well over $5,000. This has turned many people away from the idea of owning a salt water pool. However, converting to salt water systems [...]
Several years ago many swimming pool dealers began switching exclusively to salt water systems. These salt water systems require that pool owners maintain a chlorine generation system in order to produce the chlorine needed to fight germs and bacteria. Since then many owners have begun switching back to the problems associated with salt [...]
Saltwater pool systems produce chlorine from salt by using a generator to initiate electrolysis. Electrolysis is the conduction of electricity through something melted or dissolved in order to induce decomposition if the dissolved chemical into its components. Essentially, saltwater pool systems save you the hassle of having to buy and handle chlorine. The only thing [...]
Most people buy salt water pool systems in order to reduce operation costs. They quickly they discover that salt water pools are usually in the end not much cheaper then chlorinated pools. A large part of this cost is associated with the damage to both equipment and the environment.
Salt is corrosive. Everyone [...]
There was a salt water pool damage story on WFAA news awhile back. It talks about how upset pool owners were that their pool equipment, and stone were damaged. This has sparked more outbursts from unhappy salt water pool owners claiming similar problems.
Here is the Full WFAA Story
I canno’t stress the negatives of salt water pools enough. For one, they really are not chemical free. Basically, salt water pools are created by creating chlorine with salt. That is why they call them salt water chlorinators. Salt water is also horrible for your pool equipment, pool liner, and stonework, which was shown in [...]
As I am sure you already know, we are completely against the use of salt water generators and having a salt water pool. Why? Because salt water generators WILL damage your pool. It is not a question of If, but when. Not only will a salt water pool hurt your pool liner, but it will [...]