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Which Pool Filter Is Best?

Every swimming pool needs a pool filter. Without a functioning pool pump and filter, your water will inevitably turn green. However, which pool filter is best: sand, cartridge, or D.E. filter? We often encounter pool owners who are struggling to decide whether to keep their cartridge filter or to switch to sand or D.E.

Each filter has its own pro’s and con’s and each pool owner has his/her own list of priorities, as well.  It’s important to keep your personal pool priorities in mind when choosing your filter.

The best pool filter for you is one that aligns best with your pool needs. (more…)

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New Year, New Pool

New year, new pool?

At the beginning of every new year, we take the time to list ways to better our personal lives. Sure, often times we tout our “new year, new me” goals as fruitless endeavors or reoccurring themes. However, what if we invest the same energy into our pool? What if at the start of every new year, we make goals to improve our swimming pool?

What exactly do these goals look like?  (more…)

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Magic Erasers In Your Pool

Have you heard of the new trend of putting Magic Erasers in your pool skimmer?

No? Neither have us.

Recently, a pool owner contacted us on Facebook to ask us about the legitimacy of Magic Erasers. Sure, I’ve used them around the house but never in a swimming pool. In fact, no one at INYO has come across this scenario either. So, we wanted to do more research on the Magic Eraser hype before we recommend it to pool owners.

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Best Setup For Variable Speed Pool Pumps

For the most part, pool owners understand the concept of variable speed pumps. However, when it comes to the best setup for variable speed pool pumps, pool owners are somewhat in the dark. We want to change that.

In this blog article, we provide tips on how to set up your variable speed pool pump to achieve the greatest performance and energy savings. Overall, we want pool owners to feel comfortable purchasing a new pump knowing they are capitalizing on the most savings.  (more…)

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Swimming Pool Salt Calculator

Adding salt to your swimming pool is fairly straight-forward. However, calculating how much salt to add can complicate things. What you need is a swimming pool salt calculator.

Usually, there are two reasons why you would need to add salt to your pool. Either your salt chlorine generator alerted you that your pool was low in salt or you recently drained your pool, for whatever reason. Whether you’re adding salt to your swimming pool or diluting it, knowing how much salt to add back into the water is crucial to balancing your pool.

Let’s take a look at how pool owners can determine when their salt is low and how they can calculate how much salt to add.  (more…)

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