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How do you convert a chlorine pool to a saltwater pool?


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Answered 2009-05-04 02:21:50

You would need a chlorine generator such as Auto Pilot. Many companies make them. After you install the chlorine generator, you add your salt to the pool.

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How do you clean pool without chlorine?

you would have to convert the pool to saltwater there really is no way to clean it without chlorine


Do you have to drain your swimming pool when converting it from a saltwater pool to a chlorine pool?

No, a saltwater pool is already a chlorine pool. ALL CHLORINE EVENTUALLY BECOMES SALT. Every pool that has ever had chlorine in it has salt in it. thepoolandspawarehouse.com


Can you switch to saltwater system if theres chlorine in the pool?

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 salt electronically into chlorine.


What is the difference between a saltwater pool or a chlorine pool?

A salt water pool is a chlorine pool. The difference is that the chlorine is manufactured in the system by the chlorine generator. Otherwise NO DIFFERENCE!!


Can you make your chlorine pool into a saltwater pool without changing any equipment except the salt generator?

Yes A salt water pool is a chlorine pool any way the difference is that the chlorine in a saltwater pool is made from the salt electronically


What do you do if chlorine in saltwater pool is high?

Adjust your chlorine generator levels.


Is the chlorine produced in saltwater pool any different from a health or environmental perspective than chlorine used in chlorine pool?

salt water pools don't use chlorine salts, they are bromine salts. So yes, saltwater pool are better for you.


Is the saltwater pool have clear water?

Yes it does just like a chlorine pool.


How do you convert a saltwater pool to a chlorine pool?

Turn of the salt water chlorination and start adding chlorine the same as you would in an ordinary pool. The salt water in the pool will become less salty over time so you don't have to worry about changing the water. You could tidy it up a little by removing the saltwater chlorinator element or you could just leave it.


Can you use pool salt in your pool with out the salt water system?

Sure, you CAN, but why would you want to? The purpose of the salt in a saltwater system equipped pool is to provide the chlorine the saltwater system generates. It would be the same as having a saltwater system pool that the saltwater system went bad and you just installed an inline chlorinator in the plumbing instead of replacing the saltwater chlorine generator system so you could add chlorine with the tablets.


Can you go from chlorinated pool to saltwater pool?

Since a saltwater pool IS a chlorinated pool (the only difference is how the chlorine is addded since it is manufactured by the SWCG and not added separately) the answer is yes.


How do you superchlorinate a saltwater pool?

Most chlorine generators have a setting, or you could shock with chlorine or non chlorine shock.


Is a saltwater pool better than a cholinated pool?

They are one and the same. THEY BOTH ARE CHLORINE POOLS!!!



How do you turn a saltwater pool to a chlorine pool?

Stop adding salt to the pool and use tablets and shock when needed.


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.


What do you need to convert to a saltwater pool?

Salt and a saltwater chlorine generator which is put in-line after the filtration system. Most saltwater chlorinaters work with sodium chloride but there is one type that works with magnesium and potassium chloride which is better for the swimmer and the environment,



If you are allergic to chlorine is saltwater pool better for you?

Yes a saltwater pool would be best for you. If you're allergic to cholrine than you certainly wouldn't want to swim in it!


What is a fresh water swimming pool?

A fresh water swimming pool is a swimming pool that does not use a saltwater chlorinator. A pool that used a salt water chlorinator has salt added to it to so that a salt water chlorinator can electronically convert part of the salt into chlorine. A fresh water pool has chlorine added to it directly either manually or Automatically.


How do you take care of a seawater swimming pool?

Saltwater pools are not seawater pools. Saltwater pools contain less than 1/3 as salty as seawater. What they use is a chlorine generator to convert salt to chlorine. This eliminates the requirement to add chlorine and other chemicals to your pool. The level of salt is approximate the same as softened water. The good side is you only have to add enough salt to replace what is splashed out as salt unlike chlorine doesn't evaporate.


Does it make financial sense to convert a chlorine pool to a saltwater pool?

In the long run it saves you money. In the meantime salt water is more pleasant to swim in. Personally feel that a pool with a salt water chlorinator is the best set up and it is far more convenient not having to go out and get chlorine all the time.


You currently have an above ground pool using a Baquacil not chlorine based system Can you convert this system to salt without problems?

You first have to convert the pool to a chlorine system As a salt water system is a chlorine system.


How do you change a chlorine pool into a salt water pool?

To change a chlorine pool into a saltwater pill, it is important to drain it. From there, you want to wash the pool to get the chlorine residue off. Then, you want to buy new equipment. Add water, then add the salt, but not until the pH is balanced.


What are the cons to having a saltwater pool instead of a regular pool?

1.) - When you add chlorine to the water, it will crystallize, forming the NaCl compound. 2.) - In most cases, the cost to haul saltwater to your pool would be prohibitive.


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