Let’s get one thing out of the way, freshwater chlorine and saltwater pools are both chlorine. Though seemingly different, these two use chlorine to keep your pool nice and clean. In our following discussion, we will debate which is better: traditional chlorine (i.e. liquid chlorine and tablets) or a saltwater generator. Let’s go. (more…)
Hello and welcome Inyo fans, this is a continuation of Inyo Pool’s equipment selection series. In this chapter, we are focusing pool sanitation and all the different ways it can be accomplished. We’ll be explaining the functionality, sizing, and the advantages of the three basic categories of santizers:
- Chlorine tablet feeders,
- Salt Chlorine Generators; and
- Alternative Sanitizers (e.g. Mineral Cartridges, Ozonators & Ionizers)
Salt swimming pools have absolutely been the rage for at least the last 15 years and they aren’t going away any time soon. There are a few misconceptions about salt pools as some who don’t know may think that they are a cure-all to pool water chemistry. They of course aren’t, but I do think it’s often a good idea to have one.
With above grounds being the “red-headed stepchild” to the pool industry, a decent salt chorine generator didn’t come out for a few years prior to the original salt pool craze. There are a couple available now, so let us talk about salt pools and above ground swimming pools being salted. Well, we’re not really going to talk, but you know what I mean. (more…)