Pools, Pools and Pools

Pools, the very word evokes an image of sparkling blue water. Most early pools were used for bathing, or exercise and it wasn't until much later that they became a perk for the rich and famous.  Swimming and bathing pools have been around since the dawn of civilization. … [Read more...]

Salt Water vs. Chlorine?

Many pool owners are switching from the conventional chlorine swimming pools to salt water systems.  So what is the difference?  Instead of adding chlorine to your pool water in the traditional way, the salt water system requires that you add salt to achieve a target salinity.  The salt water system converts salt content in the water into chlorine needed to keep the pool water clean and … [Read more...]