In Ground & Above Ground Saltwater Pools
Pool owners that have used regular chorine for years that switch to salt, absolutely rave about its benefits and ease of use. After all, the whole purpose of owning a swimming pool is to relax more, not work more.
Does a salt pool still have chlorine in it?
Salt water systems for pools
Yes, salt chlorine generators do cost a good bit. But Swimming pool owners that use salt, in many cases, will spend less than $100 a year on chemicals. Compared to $300 to $600 Year you spend on a chlorine pool. So their is a savings!.
Considering A Saltwater Pool?
You may be asking yourself: Should I get a salt water system in my swimming pool? New & Existing pools can become a Saltwater Pool.
Most people hearing the words “salt water” naturally think of ocean water, but in the world of swimming pools, “salt water” or “salt pool” refers to one that uses a salt chlorine system for sanitization.
Will It Hurt My Eyes?
Keep in mind that salt pools are nothing like what we swim in when we're in the ocean. In fact, salt pools have 1/10 the level of salt that an ocean has. Plus it does not burn or itch your eyes like a chlorine pool can.
Maintaining A Saltwater Pool
Salt water pools make for the ultimate low maintenance swimming pool experience. Most check their water once a week.
This is also why salt water pools are perfect for people with weekend homes or those that are constantly traveling and thus unable to attend to their pool. With its consistent feed of natural chlorine in the water, salt practically eliminates the ‘hard work' issues that come with swimming pool ownership.
So, with a salt pool you are still using chlorine to sanitize your pool, you are just manufacturing your own.
The chlorine that is produced by a salt pool is a higher quality of chlorine that does not have the negative effects of traditional chlorine like the chlorine smell, red eyes and itchy skin..
If you’re interested in learning more about salt water pools please speak with our pool planner.
Salt systems designed specifically for above ground pools are very affordable when compared to salt water systems for inground pools. Above ground salt water pools cost approximately 80% less than inground pools when comparing systems, maintenance and accessories..
If you already have an existing In-Ground or Above Ground swimming pool the only thing you will need is to add a filter and salt system. When converting your existing pool you will need to get a good idea of the size of system you require, which our pool planner will discuss with you in more detail.
Will It Affect My Pool and Equipment
Yes and No.
A salt system will cause a "concrete pool" owner to resurface their pool sooner than they otherwise would have.
As far as a fiberglass pool though, salt will have no impact on the shell's surface longevity. And as far as the general equipment is concerned, the only drawback we've been able to notice as a company is the fact that pump seals (w/the filter system), an inexpensive part to replace, wear out quicker with a salt generator.
Salt systems also have a super chlorination feature that acts as shocking your pool.
With a saltwater swimming pool you no longer need to purchase chlorine tablets, liquid chlorine or shock as the salt system will be creating all of your chlorine that is needed for the pool. Learn more about the salt chlorine system for sanitization.