Saltwater vs Chlorine

Sanitation System Breakdown. Photo by Jesper Stechmann on Unsplash If you’re thinking that saltwater pools are just a fad or a trend just waiting to fade out, you might be mistaken. According to industry statistics…of the nations estimated 5.1 million in-ground pools, nearly 1.4 million are now saltwater – so …

Eco-Friendly Pool Tips: Save the Planet and Your Wallet

Building, owning, and maintaining a swimming pool can be a big expense. Therefore, it makes sense to be wise with your investment whenever possible. Taking steps to make your swimming pool more environmentally friendly and efficient is not all about reducing your footprint. As with most things, when you make …

Skin Care for Swimmers: Chlorine and Skin Rash

Your swimming pool is a sanctuary for relaxation and rejuvenation, but sometimes the chemicals and chlorine in your aquatic oasis are less than refreshing. Although you can’t be allergic to chlorine, the irritant contact dermatitis associated with the chemical, called “swimmer’s rash”, is about as painful and dangerous. 85% of …