Is a 1.0HP Motor the Same as a 1.5HP Motor?

Are All Motors Created Equal?

If you are one of the lucky ones who can still read your motor label, you’re already one step ahead of the game. Searching for your replacement pool motor can seem rather daunting at first. Take your model number, type it into the search field on our site, and VOILA your motor pops up. However, after clicking on the motor you notice one major difference – the horsepower. You are absolutely certain the motor in your hand has a 1.5 horsepower motor, but the one listed on the website is a 1.0 horsepower. Thinking you must have typed in the wrong number, you re-enter the model number again. Same result.

So, is the 1.0 horsepower the same as a 1.5 horsepower?

Maybe.

Because this is a loaded question, we first must understand the dynamics between the specs on your motor label. (more…)

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5 Online Tools Pool Owners Cannot Live Without Part 1

Every craftsman has their favorite tool.  A carpenter uses a hammer, a painter has a brush and a pool man has the internet. Yes, the internet. A little secret about the pool business – pretty much anything you need to know is somewhere on the web.  You just have to know where to find it. We here at Inyo are always in a sharing mood so we have compiled five online tools a pool owner should not live without. Warm up you bookmarking finger because here we go!

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