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A General Guide to Pool Heating Options – Part 8

Gas pool heaters and carbon monoxide If you notice a smell similar to strong exhaust fumes around a gas pool heater there is a good chance that you may be inhaling unsafe levels of carbon monoxide. Proper installation and ventilation … Continue reading

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A General Guide to Pool Heating Options – Part 7

Checking gas pool heaters for leaks First and foremost, if you have any concerns about the safety of a gas pool heater, you should close it down immediately and contact a licensed technician to arrange an inspection. The main priority … Continue reading

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A General Guide to Pool Heating Options – Part 6

Gas pool heaters — a few general safety tips Combining pressurized water, combustible fuels as well as electricity; gas pool heaters are the most potentially dangerous piece of equipment associated with your pool. They’re also the most common and most … Continue reading

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A General Guide to Pool Heating Options – Part 5

Before selecting a pool heater know your pool When deciding how to heat your pool it’s important to understand the size of the pool. Since the main job of any pool heater is to heat the pool water at a … Continue reading

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A General Guide to Pool Heating Options – Part 4

Solar pool heaters Lastly, solar pool heaters — solar covers, blankets, and panels — offer a “green” pool heating option. For this reason solar pool heating options have been growing in popularity as of late. Solar heating solutions allow for year-round … Continue reading

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A General Guide to Pool Heating Options – Part 3

Electric pool heat pumps But for pool owners in the southern part of the country, an electronic heat pump can be a reliable year around solution. Electric heat pumps are also a good option if your swimming pool gets continuous … Continue reading

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A General Guide to Pool Heating Options – Part 2

Gas pool heaters With a gas pool heater you’ll need to decide between running it on natural gas or liquid propane. For that reason, you’ll want to pay attention to the availability and the price of gas in your area. … Continue reading

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A General Guide to Pool Heating Options – Part 1

This time of year, most pool owners are groping for just about anything they can get their hands on that will help them keep their pools warm and extend their swimming season a couple extra months in spite of fast-approaching … Continue reading

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Eco-Friendly Winterization Tips For Draining Your Swimming Pool

As described in our recently published article titled “Do-it-yourself guide to winterizing your above ground pool”, lowering the water level is an important step in the pool winterization process. Your swimming pool water necessarily contains chemicals at all times, of … Continue reading

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A New Cover For A Pool Heater or Heat Pump Is Now Available

Depending on the location of your swimming pool, late summer and early fall is when pool heaters and heat pumps get lots of use.  Eventually, however, the swimming season ends.  Leaving a heater unused and exposed during the winter is … Continue reading

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