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Is a chlorine system or a salt water system better for sanitizing swimming pools?

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Chlorine is a better system because it kills algie and the salt water atracts it.

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Please do your research on swimming pools with salt systems! A salt system is simply a chlorine generator. The only difference is that the chlorine (sodium hypochlorite) is made fresh on site.

A salt system makes chlorine, that's what its there for.

There is nothing whatsoever to stop you from using what ever in your jugement is a viable alternative pool sanitizing system.

Sanitizing your swimming poolThe question seems to run together and be confusing. I believe what is being asked is "What is the easiest way to sanitize a pool? Chlorine, Eco Smart or a Natures 2 system. None of the above methods are difficult to use on a swimming pool. Chlorine is currently the most popular method. If you add the chlorine manually adding an automatic chlorinator will make it easier. You will still need to test your swimming pool water on a regular basis to monitor how much chlorine you will actually need to use. The Eco Smarte system used Natural Oxygen and Ionic Copper to sanitize your pool. This sytem will require no chlorine, but you still must monitor the level of copper in your swimming pool. You will on occasion need to use a non-chlorine shock and non-metal based algeacides.The Natures 2 system is a cartridge based system that will help reduce the amount of chlorine that you will use. Again on this one you must check your water balance regularly and change your cartridge at least every 6 months.

I assume by 'cleaning' you are referring to the sanitizing of the water and that you use 'liquid chlorine' at present. If this is so, a far better method of sanitizing the water, keeping algae away, etc is the Saline system. You never need to buy chlorine, of any kind, because the Saline System produces the same thing from a mild level of salt dissolved into the pool water - but the results are like chemical-free water. Contact me for details.

IT is crucial to use stabilizer in your pool when youre sanitizing your water with salt. Unlike the traditional chlorine that has stabilizer built in the chlorine generated by your system is unstabilized and very likely to be destroyed by sunlight.

High chlorine levels or a salt system installed at location.

It's only in old swimming pools, and it's not chlorine, it's the old copper pipe system in the pools that turn it!

not salt water, but its better for your health! Salt is not a pool cleaner, it is usually there to make chlorine via a "salt system"

A chlorine generator, also known as a salt generator, is an addition to a pool pump and filter system that converts salt to chlorine. It is another method of adding chlorine to a swimming pool. You will still need a filter, like sand, to filter dirt and debris from the swimming pool.

No the system is dearer because of the extra electronic equipment. however after the initial expense you never need to pay for chlorine and the system is more reliable which makes it more economical to run.

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.

Chlorine is more abrasive for your skin. Salt is much more natural and better for you. But if you have a salt system in your pool, you are still producing chlorine.

Chlorine specifically or all types of sanitizers. You need to have a sanitizer to keep the water clean. Chlorine and Bromine are the two most popular. There is other less common sanitizers. And remember, using a salt system does not mean you don't have chlorine. A salt system uses the salt to generate chlorine in the water.

yes running the filter while swimming helps the filtration process. Also if the pool is saltwater then the system will replace chlorine being used while bathing.

Many people are choosing to remodel their swimming pool systems to add saltwater chlorination. With a saltwater pool system, a chlorine generator is added to the pool's filtration system. The water circulates through the chlorinator, where salt produces a chlorine gas that dissolves into the water. That chlorine in turn, breaks down and turns into salt, cycling the process all over again.

A salt system for up to 25000 gallons of water is about $15-$1700.00.Ozone you can put in for Ozone & venturi system around $6-700.00. Salt is a stand alone sanitizing system and ozone must be used with a sanitizing system.

Ozone is the best choice for an indoor pool. You will still have to have a very small amount of residual chlorine to supplement the ozone system.

Yes, one such system is the popular ACE Saltwater Sanitizing system for HotSpring hot tubs.

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

Bromine is better overall as a solution than chlorine for hot tubs. Bromine Tablets are EPA registered, are an excellent sanitizer choice, are inexpensive and very easy to use. Used best with a floating feeder system, Bromine is superior to chlorine in that once free chlorine is combined with waste, it has no further sanitizing capability. For water pool treatment Trichlor tablets work great. Because of the high acidic nature, this particular type of chlorine is not recommended in spas. It also dissolves too slow to be effective. If the spa shell is exposed to Trichlor for a prolonged period of time, bleaching of the spa shell can occur and can often cause a permanent ring at the water line of the spa shell.

I have and I love it. Chlorine dries out my skin more than it does most people so I couldn't go with a salt system because the salt is just in the water so that it can generate chlorine. The chemical free water is silky and feels really good. We call my pool the fountain of youth now.

Yes, e-clear on Oxygen is 100% chlorine free. It does not use any chlorine or salt or any other chlorides (such as Potassium chloride or magnesium chloride) to generate chlorine, but instead relies on an advanced oxidation process which is combined with copper ionization to sanitize the water.


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