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How To Find Your Replacement Pool Pump Motor Bearings

It’s typical for a pool pump motor to make noises. However, a squealing motor is an early indication that the bearings are failing. In this article, we discuss how to find your replacement pool pump motor bearings using your motor part or catalog number.

For pool owners, replacing motor bearings is two-fold. First, you need to decide if you want to replace the bearings or replace the entire motor. Next, you have to determine how to find your replacement motor bearings.

This is where INYO steps in.

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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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