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What is the disadvantage of a salt water pool?

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2009-03-03 09:39:45
2009-03-03 09:39:45

That is a very unusual question! Anything in this world has pluses and minuses. When it comes to salt water pools the pluses are more, but here to the best of my knowledge are the minuses. The pH will climb up. About once a week you will have to add some pH decreaser. The Stabilizer has to be maintained between 50-70 ppm. It will have to be added about once every 30-60 days. You lose salt with the addition of fresh water, i.e. rain snow tap or well water. About every 3-5 years you will have to replace the electrolytic cell usually about 350-600 dollars. The salt can have a negative effect on the stainless steel handrails, ladders and associated bolts. Salt generation is the best thing since chlorine tablet feeders it makes taking care of the pool very simple and the salt water is great for your skin and it feels great.

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