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How Many Lights Do I Need For My Pool?

Are you in the process of building your pool and can’t really decide how many lights you need? Choosing the right number of lights for your pool can maximize your pool’s beauty and safety. But I bet you’re wondering, “How many lights do I need for my pool?” Before you can answer that, let’s run through all of the preliminary things you need to consider before purchasing your lights for your new pool. (more…)

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Which Is Best: A Swimming Pool Heater or Heat Pump?

In terms of heating, what is better, a swimming pool heater or heat pump?

Every year, like clockwork, pool owners ask us this question. Both swimming pool heaters and heat pumps provide excellent heat sources for pool heating. Honestly, the answer depends on a couple of different factors. Comparatively, they are unique to the pool owner’s needs and wants.

Before making your purchase, let’s discuss the pros and cons of swimming pool heaters and heat pumps.   (more…)

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California’s New Variable Speed Pool Pump Law

Living in Florida, we view the state of California as a front-runner in energy efficiency. This is especially true in the pool industry. With Title 20, California set the industry standard for pool motor efficiency. It was the first successful attempt to regulate residential pool pump and motor combinations. However, make room for California’s new variable speed pool pump law. Although Title 20 has been around for over 10 years, new rules and regulations threaten the current status quo as we see today.

In this article, we will describe what Title 20 is and how the changes can affect pool owners in the United States.   (more…)

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How To Remove Stubborn Pool Pump Impellers

Removing a pool pump impeller is pretty standard, but knowing how to remove stubborn pool pump impellers is a different story. So, what do you do when the impeller just won’t seem to come off? Do you break the impeller off or just throw the whole thing away? 

If you’re reading this article, the odds are that you’re in the same predicament. In fact, you’ve probably been scouring the web all day searching for tricks on how to remove it.

Well, scour no more. INYO has you covered. 

Keep reading to discover tips and tricks on how to remove stubborn pool pump impellers.  (more…)

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Dye Test For Swimming Pool Leaks

Have you ever heard of a dye test for swimming pool leaks? If not, that’s probably a good thing. That means you probably haven’t experienced a leaky pool before. However, if you are more familiar with the dye test for swimming pool leaks, that’s a tell-tale sign of experience.

The dye test for swimming pool leaks is not the be-all and end-all in determining where the leak is. Still, the dye test remains a useful tool for pool owners searching for leaks in their swimming pool.

In this blog article, we teach you the purpose behind the dye test and how to apply it to your pool successfully.


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