What’s the right filter for your swimming pool: a Pool Sand Filter or a Pool Cartridge Filter? Well, it depends on your pool size, how much money you want to spend, and how much cleaning and maintenance you’re willing to do. We walk through the pros and cons of both sand and cartridge filters.
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00:00 – Introduction to Pool Sand Filters vs. Cartridge Filters
00:36 – Sand Filters: How They Work
02:30 – Sand Filter Pros and Cons
02:58 – Cartridge Filters: How They Work
04:02 – Cartridge Filter Pros and Cons
04:32 – What’s The Right Size Pool Pump and Filter?
05:01 – Which Is Best: Sand Filters or Cartridge Filters?
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LED Pool Lights – Why They May Be a Reasonable Choice
With a vast array of pool lights on the market today, you may have a hard time choosing the proper lights for your pool. Incandescent lights, halogen, solar, fiber optic and LED lights are some of the most common and frequently used options. While each type of pool light carries similar functions and purposes, each have their advantages and disadvantages.Summer Sun and Pool Fun
Get the summer started off with a pool party that everyone will enjoy. Here are some good tips to keep everybody cool and entertained while you enjoy the summer sun.Considerations to Keep In Mind When Choosing A Hot Tub
There’s no doubt about it, sitting in a hot tub is one of the most relaxing things you can do, especially after returning home on a cold day, when the hot water will soak into cold, tired muscles to leave you feeling rejuvenated and ready for the evening. However, there is a problem with installing a hot tub, and that is mainly one of cost, since these are not cheap items, and unless you have unlimited funds you will need to try to find a way to keep the costs down. Here are a few ideas to help you find a unit that gives you the pleasure and luxury you want, but without having to break the bank.Pool Maintenance During Those Winter Months
When having a pool installed into the yard, some individuals are too focused on the fun activities and forget about the pool maintenance. Then, you have others that worry about all of the maintenance, so they avoid getting a pool.How to Keep Chlorine in Your Swimming Pool
Let’s briefly take a look at the 3 most common reasons of why a pool will consume chlorine. Keep in mind that similar problems happen with bromine. The odds that a pool owner will need stabilizer – otherwise known as “conditioner” or its chemical name cyanuric acid (CYA) – are slim to none. There are many factors as to why a pool will NOT need to add this chemical. In fact, if you randomly do add CYA, you may actually compound the problem and make it worse.