“Going green” is not a fad or popular trend. It is, in fact, part of our evolving culture. Going green simply means implementing certain lifestyle changes that are designed to help you live in a more eco-friendly way. Sometimes it just means becoming more environmentally aware of your actions and behaviors. Did you know that there are subtle things you can do with your pool to go green? Swimming pool owners across the world are making changes to their chlorination systems, heaters, and pumps – all in efforts to promote a more “green” lifestyle.
I have heard this question probably every day for the last few years and I’ve done the same (sometimes) long winded explanation. The thought of actually putting it into text has always fallen to the wayside during the rush of pool season. Today we are setting our sights on the subject of Shaft Seals and we are not going home until it is mounted nicely on our mantle. We will discuss the definition and function of the shaft seal, the components and the 3 main types of shaft seals. Let’s get started, shall we? (more…)
It’s the pool owner’s version of a horror movie – a week before July 4th and your big backyard pool party, the pump dies (after you just got the chemicals perfectly balanced of course). You call the local pool company and they’re booked for the next two weeks. They can get to you. . . after the holiday. (more…)