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You may be wondering, what is the most important element of your pool equipment pad. Most pool pros with tell you that all of your pool equipment is important and play vital roles in keep your pool functioning properly. But… none are more important than your pool pump. Think of your pool pump as the [...]
What should you do if your pool water won’t clear up? It depends on how long you’ve had the problem. A more long-term problem could lead to a more complicated solution. Remember, that it’s always a good idea to talk to your pool servicer, dealer or retailer, first, especially if your pool filter is under [...]
We’re just days into the New Year and we’re all motivated to be good and keep our New Year’s resolutions. How many of you have resolved to spend more time with your family and friends? How about resolving to be better to you? How about living a healthier lifestyle? The key is to set obtainable [...]
For those of you who keep your pool open year round, water chemistry is just as important now, as it is during the height of the season – even if you’re not actually swimming during winter months. However, your water may not require as much chlorine in cooler temperatures.
Chlorine production from salt chlorinators
When your water’s [...]
Hayward’s salt chlorination salt cells and flow detection switches can be damaged by freezing water just as your pool’s plumbing would. In areas of the country which experience severe or extended periods of freezing temperatures, be sure to drain all water from the pump, filter, and supply and return lines before freezing conditions occur. The [...]
If you’re having water trouble and can’t figure it out, here are a few things to check.
Don’t assume tap water is good water for a pool. The typical hardness in Phoenix tap water is as high as 1000ppm — 700ppm above the high end of the maximum concentration.
The circulation time required to keep a [...]
Getting clean, balanced water isn’t just about water. It’s also about the way your pool system operates.
Water circulation is key! Bacteria and algae find it much more difficult to thrive in moving water. Moving water also maximizes your sanitizer’s effectiveness. Hayward recommends circulating your water during daylight hours, for at least 10 hours.
Clean filters make [...]