The devastation of wildfires over recent years has been particularly extreme. This article offers some advice for service professionals in dealing with the restoration and repair of pools after these unfortunate, common, occurrences.
Unfortunately, unlike other industries, the aquatics sector has a ‘one size fits all’ approach when it comes to cartridge filters. To get past this ideology, there is a need for a new rating system, which would help consumers and businesses properly size and install pool filtration systems accordingly.
Dealing with pool and hot tub water chemistry issues is sometimes confusing and occasionally frustrating because of the many critical components involved. A basic understanding of this topic is often not enough. Sometimes it requires gaining a better understanding of what it takes to maintain healthy, balanced water.
Pool equipment manufacturer Hayward Industries Inc., has acquired ConnectedYard Inc., maker of the pHin™ smart water care system, which combines a Wi-Fi-enabled smart monitor and mobile app to assist pool and hot tub owners in keeping their water balanced.
One of the most memorable hot tub water care questions this author has ever received involved the topic of filters. Years later, the question is still relevant because it not only highlighted the importance of proper filter care, but also the integral role they play in helping keep hot tub water clean.
Inherent in the way salt chlorine generators work are ‘side effects’ that can adversely affect the successful operation and appearance of a pool—namely corrosion and scale. Fortunately, borates can be used as a simple way to overcome many of these side effects.