Do I need a bigger pool pump?

Answer Swimming pool maintenance is very important, and understanding the size of the pool pump that you need will make that job easier. Don't be fooled by claims by pool dealers and contractors promising... 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 »

How often do i need to run the pool pump?

According to Pool Wizard, the swimming pool pump should run for at least 6 to 8 hours each day. Circulating the pool water for this time should remove all suspended foreign particles in the water. ... Read More »

What size swimming pool pump do I need?

Your swimming pool pump helps circulate water so it does not stagnate and will move through the pool's filter. The size of a swimming pool pump is measured by how much water it can pump per minute.... Read More »

How big of a pool pump do you need for 3000 gallons of water?

The water in your pool should circulate completely every six hours. Divide 3,000 by six to determine the amount of gallons that must circulate each hour. For a 3,000-gallon pool, you need a pump th... Read More »