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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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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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First Public Natural Pool in US to Open in Minneapolis

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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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Addressing a Common Myth Regarding Solar Pool Heating Panel Placement

When most people think about solar panels they picture them on top of a roof. They are likely to get the most direct sunlight up there, so that’s where they go, right? The short answer is “it depends”, but the … Continue reading

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The Relative Limitations of Automatic Swimming Pool Cleaners

As noted at the bottom of a recent Resource Article in the Pool Library—Automatic Swimming Pool Cleaners – The Basics—automatic swimming pool cleaners can’t clean 100% of the dirt and debris from your swimming pool. Corners and uneven shapes present … Continue reading

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10 Incredible, Summer-Ready Pools

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