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    Will a Salt System Void My Pool Warranty?

    By Scott
    If you add a salt system to an above ground or inground pool it should not void the warranty however some pool manufacturers may elect to not cover damage caused by misuse of a salt system by excluding it's use in their written warranty. If you test the water of an older pool that has been using chlorine for many years you will find a slight salt level in the water. If you add a salt system to the pool's equipment the slightly salinated water then passes through the electrolytic cell to produce chlorinated water, which prevents algae and purifies the pool. As the chlorinated water kills bacteria and burns up it converts back to salinated water and the process starts over again. If the salt system setting is turned up to high it could produce a very high level of chlorine which could cause corrosion. If you test your pool chemicals on a weekly basis and maintain a 1.0-3.0 chlorine level and pH level of 7.4-7.6 corrosion will not be a problem for your pool.
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    What do the settings on my Sand Filter do?

    By Debbie
    A sand filter uses a multi-port valve to operate the filter which removes dirt, algae and visible contaminants that enter a swimming pool. You must operate the filter system at least eight to twelve hours per day in order to remove wastes effectively.
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    Pool Building Preliminary Considerations

    By Scott
    PRELIMINARY CONSIDERATIONS
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    Our Lazy-L Swimming Pool

    By Christi
    These are my hypothetical plans for adding a swimming pool in my backyard. However, because of power lines going across my entire yard, I cannot put in a pool at this house. The drawing I have provided is not to scale and would need to be adjusted so the pool placement meets all Code rules.
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    What is cantilever coping for inground swimming pools?

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    TOP 10 REASONS TO GET A POOL

    By Christi
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    Mighty Sun Above Ground Pools

    By Debbie
    Two new above ground pool kits have been added to our website. They are both Mighty Sun Pools. The first above ground swimming pool kit is the Belize, it is available in 48" or 52" walls. It has 6" top seats and offers a 25 year warranty. The Belize is available in 8 different pool sizes. The second above ground pool kit is the Zanzibar which has a 54" wall height.  The Zanzibar has a 50 year warranty with an 8" resin coated top seat. It has 11 different sizes to choose from.
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    Termites and Vinyl Swimming Pool Liners

    By Debbie
    Can termites cause damage to a vinyl liner in a swimming pool? It doesn't happen very often, but yes termites can eat through a swimming pool liner. We assume that they gravitate toward the dampness in the ground. Termites can create small pin-like holes in the swimming pool liner, usually starting just above the waterline on your in-ground swimming pool, on an above-ground pool the damage usually starts in the cove area. If your swimming pool liner has suspected termite damage, you can try pulling the vinyl swimming pool liner away from the pool wall to see if you can see any noticeable termite trails or tunnels.
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    New Robotic Swimming Pool Cleaners

      We have added a full line of new inground and above ground robotic pool cleaners to our website. Brands include Aquabot, Aqua Max, Dolphin, Dolphin commercial, Jetmax commercial, Nitro, Pentair, and Hayward TigerShark for inground swimming pools. For above ground swimming pool we have added four robotic pool cleaners the Pool Rover, Pool Rover Junior, Dolphin Robo-Kleen and the RoboKleen Plus. We added the smart ring drain cover that prevents the robotic cleaner from getting stuck on the main drains. We also added a universal carry caddy to transport almost any inground robotic pool cleaner or above ground robotic pool cleaner. We will add the brand new Polaris 9300 Sport coming spring 2010.
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    Should I Use Padding and Foam Cove Under My Above Ground Swimming Pool Liner?

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