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Why would you consider a Salt System? Why would you consider a Salt System for a Country Club? With the exposure to liability of a community pool you should consider the best available technology. Salt generated chlorine or chlorine, does not affect Cryptosporidium or Giardia, two common pool bacteria. Both contaminates are frequently litigated in exposure lawsuits. In 06, The State of NY, Six Flags, and many hotel chains faced significant law suits due to "Crypto" exposure. The result of salt generated chlorine versus liquid or tabs is that the bacteria that is affected takes longer to inactivate. Exposure to e coli in a chlorine pool is about 96 hours, a salt system pool is about 160 hours and a UV pool is within 2 seconds of passing the bulb. Ultraviolet Technology was recently identified in the World Health Organization - Healty Pool Guidelines; as the ONLY pool sanitizer that destroys Crypto and giardia without generating harmful Chemical Disinfection By Products. visit www.halcyonRx.com to learn more and read the guidelines. UV Technology provides greater destruction of harmful bacteria while cutting chemical use by as much as 95%. Much healthier, cleaner pool and, in your case reduced liability. It is the best available technology at about the same cost! Jon Laliberte (email@example.com)
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Answer A salt system connected into the plumbing of the pool produces chlorine from the salt that is added to the pool. One system is done manually the other is …somewhat automatic. You have to add the salt and test and monitor pretty much the same as in the manual add system.
If you look at it from the point of view of economy then its a matter of weighing out the difference in the expense of running the chlorine generator long enough to prod…uce the required chlorine. or the cost of the extra chlorine. Often when saltwater chlorinators are installed they are under size to make the sale easier. so a third option is to install a larger chlorine generator. Theoretically you shouldn't have to boost the chlorine at all.
Answer Salt Systems tend to be very weather dependent. High temperatures and daily rains have a drastic affect on performance. Look into Ultraviolet Pool… Sanitizers. They kill more bacteria,virus,germs, and eliminate up to 95% of chemicals. They are not weather dependant and require a simple bulb replacement once per year. UV with a small amount of Chlorine is the way to go.
My pool was supposed to be saltwater the pool company started it as chlorine When asked they said all are started as chlorine and that in 2 weeks it would be changed to saltwater Is this correct?
You just cannot just start a new pool off with a salt system. As with heating the pool - you have to wait until the plaster ages/sets. Two weeks is the minimum for using… the heater and the salt system. Do not rush things or you will be unsatisfied with your pool, the builder and the pool tech if something goes drastically wrong with the plaster. I could give you several chemical formulas for this but would you understand them. In 2 weeks or so the builder or the pool tech will continue with the start up procedure and check to see if your pool is ready for the next phase. If he gives the OK on that area and does the start-up on the salt system he will most likely come back for several days for up to a month to monitor the system to see that everything has fallen into place. k
yes, a saltwater system is in fact a chlorine system anyway the difference being that salt is added to the pool and a chlorinator is put inline to convert part of the sa…lt electronically into chlorine.
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 chlorine. When you do that the chlorine level spikes then fades away until next time. That spike is hard on every part of your pool. With a salt system there is no large spike as it's making little bits of chlorine every few minutes. What you have to be cautious about with a salt system is that it's not maintenance free. You still have to make sure the rest of your water chemistry is on par. AND you can't just put the system on, set it to 100% and walk away. In most cases you can set the system to 20-30% production and that is more then enough!
Yes, after all they are chlorine systems. the chlorine is made from the salt in the water. If you are not getting the correct chlorine level you may need to service or r…eplace the salt water chlorinator.
It doesn't cost any thing. You don't even have to change the water, Just turn the chlorinator of and start adding chlorine like you do in an ordinary pool. The only diff…erence between a salt water pol and a chlorine pool is that a salt water pool uses a chlorinator to make its own chlorine. a fresh water pool has the chlorine added.
Either the to much salt was added or the sensor is out of calibration or bad.
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it depends if your doing it yourself or your having it installed for you. i found one made by jandy that is made to be installed by the homeowner. it took about an hour total …to install and so far it's working properly. i needed to add an outlet so my cost was around 850.00 if you have a spare outlet then it would be the cost of the unit and your time. if you search around they go for 799.00 to 999.00 . to have it installed i was getting quotes in the range of 1500.00 to 2000.00 that was for my pool 16x40 the price varies a depending on the size of the pool and which equipment you choose. if your going the do it yourself route be careful .some companies advertise the cell separately so get the total cost of the complete system when comparing. hope this was helpful!
Salt systems are rated for the maximum size pool in gallons that they can maintain. This sizing only applies to a pool that is barely used and does not get much debris or sunl…ight. In all other pools you should go 1.5 times bigger on the salt system than the size of the pool itself. For example a 10,000 gallon pool will require a 15,000 gallon salt system. If the pool is used a lot or it gets plenty of sunlight and debris, or all three you should go twice as big.
I got a salt water chlorinator from Canadian Tire. Missed the sale so it was around $300 last year. Put it in line after the filter and before the return. Add the water and st…abilize the Ph. Then get the chlorine set up with pool shock. Wait a day for everything to stabilize while filtering. Add the required salt for the pool volume (volume calculators online), let it circulate for a day or two then turn on the chlorinator. That's it. It did the rest. Never had to add salt, or any Ph altering chemicals. Best of all... never had to mess with chlorine! I'm starting year two and it's working as advertised.
Many people will say that saltwater systems are as good for your pool as chlorinated systems. Saltwater systems are not as harsh on your pool system or for the people that enj…oy the pool itself.