How do you close a salt chlorinated pool if before the salt chlorine generator you would shock the pool and add algaecide but you have never had to do this with the salt system?

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the same as before. whoever told you that you didnt have to shock and use algaecide lied. Answer the same as before. whoever told you that you didnt have to shock and use algaecide lied.
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What can you do to get rid of foam in a pool using a salt chlorine generator?

Foam can come from: 1. Soap 2. Certain algaecides 3. Organic debris. Answer:. Soap- Thoroughly rinse toys and swimsuits before allowing them in the pool. This is a good practice anyway, especially if they have been used in any "natural" water (pond, lake, ocean) since that can introduce things muc (MORE)

Can you shock a salt pool with chlorine?

It would be fine to add chlorine, but do it in each corner of the pool. You will not do any harm to the system. Make sure your pool water is balanced. This requires a good proper kit like they use at the pool shops, or have it tested at a computerized pool teting centre. The old large kit that tests (MORE)

Is a chlorine or salt water system better for a quartzon pool?

Makes no difference, both have chlorine, the salt is used to generate chlorine.. A salt water system as stated above does use the salt to make chlorine. However, the benefits of a salt water system are the ease of use, virtually no irritation to the eyes, and the cost of salt being less than that o (MORE)

What pool salt chlorinator system is better - polaris which requires some chlorine and shock treatment or the ultrapure turbo shock ozone generators that supposedly do not require any shock ever?

Answer . Of the two I would recommend the Polaris system. Don't go for gadgets and feature, go for a simple reliable unit. Polaris will use more dependable, attainable parts.. Up to a short time ago I would have agreed with you completely. However I installed a new maganblu salt water system for (MORE)

Are salt water pools better than chlorine systems?

It depends what you are looking for. If you want to keep the pool clean year-round the salt-water filter is best.If you want to close your pool down for the winter season and open it again in spring, then chlorine is best choice. I have had both and i prefered salt water. The water is a little foggi (MORE)

Can a pool run out of salt and can a salt chlorinator show no salt?

salt cells wear out . Yes, The salt cell which turns salt into chlorine can wear out - usual life span 5 to 7 years, if you are not getting a reading on your chlorinator dial then your salt cell will probably need replacing.. A: yes on both parts of question. The salt controller should have that (MORE)

How can you tell if I have a chlorine or salt water pool?

Answer . I suggest you drink a spoonful. If you have a saltwater pool it will taste like the ocean. If it tastes like the local swimming baths, it's tapwater loaded with chlorine to kill things that are presumably all over your body, as you're the only one using it.. Go to the filter and see if (MORE)

Salt water vs chlorine for pool?

A chlorine pool is a pool that one puts chlorine in as it is required. A salt water pool is still a chlorine pool, however salt is added to the water of the pool and as the water is filtered it is also drawn through a chlorine generator that converts a part of the salt in the water into chlorine. (MORE)

Salt water pool systems vs chlorine which is better?

A salt water pool is a chlorine pool. The difference is that in a normal fresh water pool you have to add the chlorine as it is required. In the case of the salt water pool salt is added to the pool which is int urn run through a chlorine generator that is installed on the pipe leading from the fi (MORE)

What kind of salt can you use in a chlorine generator for swimming pool?

Rock salt works just fine in mine. That is the cheapest salt you can buy for water softeners. Another view Using the wrong type salt - use pool salt - can cause you to loose your salt generator prematurely or have expensive repairs to be done to it. What you save in the difference of the cost (MORE)

Which brand generally makes the best pool salt chlorinator?

Who builds the best car? It's tough to make the call, and if you ask 5 people you are likely to get at least 4 different answers. I've been selling the Jandy Aqua Pure systems since they came on the market and had few issues. That said I've also sold the Pentair InteliChlor, Hayward Aqua Rite. Both (MORE)

Can you add liquid chlorine to a salt water pool?

If by liquid chlorine you mean bleach (sodium hypochlorite aqueous solution), yes you can. Liquid bleach is preferable to powdered chlorine in any situation because it doesn't increase calcium levels. A salt water chlorine generator decomposes the salt into sodium hypochlorite and hypochlorous acid (MORE)

Is a salt water or chlorine pool better?

A Salt water pool is a chlorine pool. The difference is that in the case of a saltwater pool there is a chlorinater fited inline that converts the salt into chlorine automaticaly, Meaning that you don't have to purchace any chlorine to keep up chlorine levels.

How to switch from salt to putting chlorine in pool?

Simple just turn of the salt chlorinator and start treating it as a chlorine pool. A salt water pool is in fact a chlorine pool . the salt in the ater is converted into chlorine gass ellectronicaly and then desolved into the water. If you want to convert to the old way of chlorinating, simply keep a (MORE)

How can you eliminate algae from salt chlorinated pool?

First try shocking it like a normal fresh water pool scrub the sides and bottom to loosen of the algae allow it to settle to the bottom and vacuum to waste. If that doesnt works throw in algaecide as well. If that doesn't work do the above and follow it up with a flocculent follow the instructions a (MORE)

What are the pros and cons of a Chlorine salt Generator for a pool?

Pros: No need to manually add liquid or tab sanitizer, when set up properly the sanitizer does no spike as with other sanitization methods easier on some equipment and vinyl liners, less maintenance (not maintenance free), softer "feel" of the water (same principal as a home water softener), Cons (MORE)

Salt chlorinated pool gone green what do you do?

The fact that you use Salt Chlorine Generator does not change much. Just as before your best to take a water sample in to your local dealer to get tested and they can tell you what you need to do.

Pool chlorine or salt system?

Don't be confused, all a salt system does is perpetually produce chlorine, you still have chlorine in your pool. The advantage is you don't have to go to the pool shop and buy chlorine to add on a regular basis. And if you think about the chlorine level when you, on a weekly basis, add 10L of chl (MORE)

What is the best salt chlorinator system for swimming pools?

Magnablu This is in my opinion the best salt water chlorinator available I have seen one operating for over a year now and have never seen the pool as clean and trouble free. The system is based on magnesium and potassium chloride instead of the sodium chloride that is normally used in swimming pool (MORE)

What is better chlorine or salt for a swimming pool?

Salt water pools are chlorine pools, the difference is that a fresh water pool has chlorineadded by the operator, while a salt water pool has a chlorine generator that electronically creates chlorine while the filtration system is running I does this by separating chlorine gas out of the salt in the (MORE)

What is better Salt water or Chlorine pool system?

If you have a salt water pool then you have a chlorine generating system. In a salt water pool through an electric process, the sodium turns into Sodium Hypochlorite. (Chlorine / Bleach ). Now to answer your question: With a chlorine generator system the majority of expense is up front with the uni (MORE)

How do you lower your chlorine in a salt water pool?

Most salt water chlorinaters have a setting that reduces the amount of chlorine produced check with the instructions or manufacturer. another way is to run the system less often this however may lead to insufficient filtration time. As a last resort time the chlorinater separately from the pump but (MORE)

Can you use salt in a swimming pool without a chlorine generator?

Absolutely!\n. \nIt is very common for customers to want the feel of saltwater without the chlorine generator.\n. \nALL CHLORINE POOLS CONTAIN SALT.\n. \nChlorine reverts back to salt when used so every pool that has chlorine in it also has salt.\n. \nthepoolandspawarehouse.com

Do you add chlorine to salt system?

Normally you should not have too, however if the chlorinator cant keep up with the demand you may have too. get the system checked if this is happening.

How do you get chlorine in a salt water pool?

Normally the salt/chlorine generator creates the chlorine as the system is running. This is accomplished by the chlorine unit sending a low voltage charge of electricity into the water as it flows through the inline unit and makes contact with the fins inside. When this occurs a separation takes p (MORE)

Can you use salt and chlorine in your pool?

Yes as a mater of fact that is what salt water pool normally is. With a salt water pool there is a electronic salt water chlorinator installed that uses the salt in the water to create chlorine. However if you don't have a salt water chlorinator and prefer the feeling of a salt water pool then there (MORE)

Can you add salt to a liquid chlorinated pool We've just had a pool installed with a liquid chlorine system and the installers mistakenly filled it with salt They are telling us it will be OK?

Yes You can. As a matter of fact the salt will actually make the water feel better to swim in. In a salt water pool the concentration of salt is about the same as that you would find in tear drops, this makes the water easier on the eyes. Salt water pools are in fact chlorinated pools where the salt (MORE)

We have no free chlorine in the pool how much salt do you need to add?

That depends on the size of your pool and the level of salt your chlorine generator needs to properly function (usually 3200-3400ppm). If you do not have a quality salt test, I recommend bringing a sample of your water to a local pool store to be tested. Bring your chlorine generator's manual with y (MORE)

Instructions to change chlorine pool system to salt system?

Select the salt water chlorination system you would like to use. this will come with specifications and instructions on how to retrofit the unit onto an existing pool filtration system. It is difficult to give instructions on how to do something when the exact nature of the materials available is no (MORE)

Can you use salt instead of chlorine in pools?

Yes, you can. We have a pool in Crete that uses salinated water. You need a special system that converts some of the salt into chlorine. This means that the water is much less chlorinated than most standard pools. Our system has worked really well through one complete season with temperatures in the (MORE)