Types of Pool Maintenance Equipment You Must Have and Their Importance

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Hello! My name is Tony and this is my pool improvement blog. There is nothing I like more than taking a dip in the cool waters of my home swimming pool on a hot summer's day. However, I don't just want to bathe in clean water, I also want to swim in a pool which looks amazing. Having installed a standard pool in my home, I decided I needed to improve how it looked. I contacted a pool contractor who helped me to pick nice looking replacement tiles and accessories for my pool. Now my pool looks the best on my block.


Types of Pool Maintenance Equipment You Must Have and Their Importance

18 October 2022
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A swimming pool is excellent because it offers the ideal place to relax, exercise and connect with family and friends. It also adds to the value of your property and makes it more marketable. However, a pool also comes with maintenance costs. Most people leave the maintenance process to the professionals, but there is more value in investing in some of your equipment. With your tools, you are more in control of the cleaning process and its efficiency. Here are some pool cleaning tools that you must have. 

The Pool Cleaner

Your swimming pool occupies an open space surrounded by different sources of dirt, grime and disease-causing organisms. The regular interaction between the water and people also increases the filth inside the pool. Consider getting a cleaning system to keep things fresh and clean. Some of the options available in the market include manual vacuums, self-propelled cleaners, suction cleaners and robotic cleaning tools. Most have their features, benefits and shortcomings. You can assess your budget and choose the option that gives you the best value for your money. 

Pool Pump and Filter

Change the water supply to the pool regularly. The pump helps to keep the water circulating in the pool. The filter and filter media are crucial in keeping the pool clean through the seasons. You can choose between single and multi-speed pumps to keep the water flowing through the system. Note that problems like bacteria and fungi crop up when you do not allow proper water circulation. The filter also matters because it keeps the dirt, foliage and other grime from the main pool by ensuring the water flowing in is clean. 

The Pool Cleaning and Maintenance Chemicals

Think about pool cleaning and maintenance chemicals when buying supplies. pH-balancing chemicals ensure the pool has the right acidity and alkalinity, preventing the growth of harmful microorganisms. You should buy the right pH balancers and a system to measure the potential for hydrogen. When it goes out of whack, your pool might start harbouring fungi, algae and other microorganisms that will interfere with development. 

These are just a few tools to invest in for the benefit of your pool. You should speak to trusted and reliable equipment suppliers and assess the brands of equipment they have in stock. They will help you choose the ideal ones for your needs. A clean pool is the first step towards longevity, safety and comfort when using it. For more information on pool maintenance equipment, contact a professional near you.