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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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The Most Common Swimming Pool Heater Problems

Installing and troubleshooting a heater that is still under warranty without proper licensing can forfeit your warranty under the manufacturer’s terms and conditions. If your heater is out of warranty, sometimes, it’s simply cheaper to do it yourself. If you yourself in this scenario, this blog article is for you. In this blog article, we cover the most common swimming pool heater problems a pool owner might encounter and remedies to fix the issue.

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Pentair IntelliBrite 5G or Hayward ColorLogic 4.0?

For years, pool owners have debated which LED light is best for the swimming pool. More specifically, pool owners want to know if the Pentair IntelliBrite 5G or Hayward ColorLogic 4.0 LED light is better? The debate is so intense, you can literally do a Google search and find pool owners asking the same question.

Determining which pool light is better between the IntelliBrite and ColorLogic is not as straight-forward as you might think. In fact, a lot of different variables come into play before making a decision. Before we give you our opinion, let’s look at what makes each light special, and not so special.

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