Congratulations everyone, you have made it another year. There was a lot of good that happened in 2015 and some bad (cough – Justin Bieber – cough), but the most important thing is to improve in 2016. That is why I have made a list of resolutions that we can follow to make 2016 the best possible. (more…)
This is Poolside Chat where every week we answer your questions on how to fix and maintain your swimming pool. Poolside Chat is presented by INYOPools.com, helping pool owners find the right parts since 2001. Now here’s your host – Matt and Rob.
In today’s episode of Poolside Chat, Rob and Matt tackle another common swimming pool question:
- How do I choose the correct Gasket Kit for my pool pump?
Poolside Chat Episode #6 Video
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Your pump motor’s frame (FR) rating notes three key parts of your motor’s design which will help you match your current motor to a replacement. The three key parts are:
- Barrel Size
- Flange Shape
- Shaft-End Type
As we know from previous blogs and how-to guides, the quickest and easiest way to find your pump’s motor replacement is to input the motor’s , (CAT) or number into Inyo’s search feature. However, over time pump motor labels fade, tear or smudge making the part or catalog number unreadable. Knowing your motor’s frame rating, in conjunction with its horsepower, service factor and amps, will help you find a match.
Without further ado, let’s get started.
In today’s episode of Poolside Chat, Rob and Matt tackle two common swimming pool questions:
- How do I repair a leaking pool filter valve?
- How do I select the proper variable speed replacement motor for my pool pump?
Poolside Chat Episode #2 Video
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I talk to thousands of customers each year about replacing their pool pump motors and the vast majority of our customers install the motors themselves without a hitch. However, occasionally we do encounter mistakes which are made when replacing your motor. So I decided to poll my fellow co-workers, manufacturers and vendors to come up with a list of the seven most common mistakes when replacing a pool motor. The results are in… Drum roll please… (more…)