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Guarding your pool filter against unwanted microorganisms

It’s an enormously popular consumer “wonder” product, and it’s also available for your swimming pool:  Microban® antimicrobial protection.   This technology can take your pool’s filter cartridge to new levels of cleanliness!  Safe enough to be used in hundreds of consumer products like socks, baby toys, countertops, cutting boards, and humidifiers, Microban protection helps prevent growth of bacteria, yeasts, molds, and fungi that cause stains, odors, and product degradation.  Best of all, it does so in a safe, revolutionary way that provides lasting product protection.  When microbes come in contact with the product surface, Microban protection penetrates the organism’s cell wall—interfering with its ability to function and reproduce.  That makes it difficult for a colony of

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7 deadly sins when buying a swimming pool…

…If you want the most automated, fuss-free, comfortable experience possible. —Part 2 of 7: #2. Relying on chlorine to sanitize your water Quite simply, there is no reason for any pool owner to use tablet or liquid chlorine as the primary method for sanitizing pool water. Off-the-shelf chlorine increases the odd for chloramines—which cause red, stinging eyes, bleached hair, itchy skin, and that awful bleach-like odor. Chloramines can also lead to scum lines building up along the pool tile. For crystal-clear water that’s easy on your skin, hair, and eyes, there are two excellent alternative sanitizing options to ask your pool builder about: salt generators and ozone generators. Both systems provide an economical, healthy swimming

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Escape the “chlorine routine”

Salt systems provide a kinder, gentler way to sanitize pool water  —Part 2 of 2 Picking a system and special considerations So, now that you know you would like a salt system on your new pool or remodel, what next?  Because there are so many salt sanitizers on the market, it is important to choose a proven, high-quality unit.  Toward this end, look for systems that: > Boast pure titanium blades that are designed to deliver 10,000 operational hours; > Interface with automatic remote controls for easy operation; > Feature self-cleaning capabilities that prevent mineral build up on the unit’s turbo cell; > Provide a user-friendly digital display to indicate salt levels in the pool water; and > Offer

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Escape the “chlorine routine”

Salt systems provide a kinder, gentler way to sanitize pool water —Part 1 of 2 Imagine never having to add liquid or tablet chlorine to your new pool or remodel! With today’s state-of-the-art sanitizing systems, it is easier than ever to enjoy healthy, pristine, pool water every day without the usual fuss, expense, or aggravating side effects from old-fashioned chlorine. One popular purification system creates what is commonly referred to as a “saltwater pool.”  To achieve a saltwater pool, a salt generator or sanitizer is used. Here’s how it works:  By converting natural salt through a microprocessor-based electrolytic generator, an absolutely pure, incredibly efficient, non-liquid form of chorine is produced.  And since the sanitizer is

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