pool educator & help

pool educator & help

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  • Choosing the Right Heater

    Pool SweepsThere are lots of choices when it comes to heating your water. In our humble opinion, when in doubt, get the larger capacity heater.
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  • D.E. Filtration Maintenance

    Pool SweepsWhile D.E. filters offer the best possible particulates and debris removal (down to 8 microns) it does come with more extensive maintenance criteria.
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  • Choosing the Right Size Pump

    Pool SweepsIf you going to purchase a new pump, or pump and filter together, it is VERY important that you choose the right sizing.
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  • Choosing the Right Filter

    Pool SweepsWe are going to start out showing you the comparable differences between the different types of filtration systems and then we will give you our humble opinion.
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  • Cartridge Filter Cleaning Instructions

    Pool SweepsWhen should a cartridge element be cleaned? For swimming pools, clean the cartridge when filter canister pressure reaches 8 PSI above the normal system or new cartridge starting pressure.
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  • Understanding What You Are Testing in Your Chemistry

    Pool SweepsWe are going to start by talking about pH. This is a number which indicates the acid vs. base balance of your water. The pH reading will start from -0- and go through -14-.
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  • How to Choose a Salt Water Pool System

    Pool SweepsIf you are ready to buy a new saltwater system for your pool then its time to choose the right now for you.
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  • How to Choose the Right Pool Cleaning System

    Pool SweepsThis section will help you determine the right cleaning systems for you pool. A cleaning system is the automatic "robot" that swims in your pool and removes the dirt and debris (leaves and sand).
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  • Hydraulics

    Pool SweepsHydraulics is the study and understanding of the behavior of liquids at rest and in motion.
     
     
     
     
  • Maintaining Your Pool Weekly

    Pool SweepsThere is no such thing as a maintenance free pool, not yet anyway! No matter what type of new technology you have installed in your pool and no mater how hi-tech you pool cleaner might be.
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  • Pool Pumps and Motors

    Pool SweepsThe pool pumps draws water from the pool by spinning an impeller which acts much like a propeller on an airplane. The impeller spins causing a suction which draws the water from the pool into the pump and then discharges the water from the pump.
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  • Sand Filtration

    Pool SweepsMost sand filters will remove particulate and debris down to a size of about 40 microns.
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  • Sand Filtration Maintenance

    Pool SweepsIt is recommended to backwash sand filters when the pressure reading on the tank reaches from 5-9 pounds above the normal operating pressure. You should expect to be backwashing a sand filter once a week, depending on how dirty your pool has been.
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  • Advanced Purification

    Pool SweepsA saltwater system basically converts table salt into chlorine and can continually regenerate itself. Saltwater has become one of the most popular water purification systems in recent years because of its ease of use.
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