Can I use shock in a saltwater pool system?

Answer While it is extremely rare in saltwater pools, if the salt level becomes too low, it is necessary to shock the pool water with a large dose of chlorine. This can usually be avoided with regular tes... Read More »

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If you want a saltwater pool can you just put salt in and let the pool pump do the rest or do you need to have a saltwater system?

Answer You need a saltwater system. The unit converts the salt (NaCl) to chlorine gas (Cl) within a chamber using electricity then (almost) immediately converts it back again to salt. The cycle is ... Read 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 ... Read More »

Will installing a saltwater system on a new pool immediately after filling with water but before the interior has cured stain the pool?

Answer I have a salt water system and recently had my pool resurfaced. There was no staining. Answer If you put your salt in the skimmer like you we're supposed to there should be no staining, If y... Read More »

How much would it cost to change from a chlorinated system to a saltwater system on a 60000 gallon pool at a private country club?

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.... Read More »