Pool Landscaping - Pool Equipment
About Pool Equipment
Maintaining Your Residential Swimming Pool
Swimming pools are fabulous landscape accessories which provide homeowners with a place to cool down and enjoy on a hot summers day. Most residential and commercial swimming pools are surrounded by pool landscape which features furniture, plants, trees, hardscapes and flowers. Your swimming pool will require maintenance but it will be enjoyable because it’s a stunning area of your outdoors. You should also consider pool safety equipment.
Maintaining your swimming pool is easy and simple nowadays because there are various different types of pool equipment to help you get the job done right. Gone are the days where we would spend hours a day cleaning the pool with a skimming net. The latest technology in pool equipment offers homeowners simple and efficient ways of maintaining their delightful swimming pools.
The Types of Pool Equipment
Not only will using pool equipment benefit pool owners, they will also benefit the swimming pool itself. Most pool equipment types are generally designed to keep your pool clean and safe to swim in. due to the vast amount of pool equipment homeowners will benefit extensively because there will always be some sort of equipment to help them maintain there wonderful swimming pool. Research has proved that cleaning swimming pools with automatic pool equipment will prolong the life of the pool and its main materials. There is also a large range of swimming pool safety equipment on the market today!
There are various different types of pool cleaners. Some are automatic and others are manually operated. Electricity powers all pool cleaners. Most pool cleaners have large opening which enables the machine to pick up chunks of rubbish which may have contaminated your pool. Pool cleaners also act as leaf catchers and they will vacuum microscopic dust which is unseen by the human eye. This source of pool equipment will also scrub and clean areas of the pool such as; the surface, walls, floors, and steps.
Salt chlorinators are a natural and efficient way of sanitizing your swimming pool. The machine operates to turn salt into chlorine which will prevent red eyes, burning and itching skin. They are an automatic machine which skims all areas of your swimming pool and releases the produced chlorine back into the pool which will prevent bacteria’s and algae’s from contaminating your pool. This type of pool equipment can be attached to your pools filtering system or it can be connected outside the pool in your pool landscaped area.
Pool Test Kits
Pool tests kits are important pool equipment which all pool owners should have. Test kits test the water quality of the pool to inform you that there’s something which is not suppose to be in the water. Test kits will test the water for; ph levels, bromine, bacteria, salt levels, acid demand and other contaminations.
Tests kits also come with special chlorine salt tablets and pool chemicals which may remove bacteria’s and keep your salt levels efficient.
Solar Pool Covers
Solar pool covers and liners are a great type of pool equipment especially in the colder months of the year. Solar pool covers will reduce your solar heating costs by up to half because the cover helps the water increase its heat and to stay stable by 6 to 9 degrees. Solar pool covers also keep your pool free of dirt and leaves. They prevent water loss due to evaporation.
Pool Pumps & Filters
Pool pumps are an internal system of your swimming pool which regulates the water and keeps it in a flowing motion. It is then the filters turn to operate and remove unnecessary particles from the water supply. By keeping the water flowing in the pool it helps keep it healthy. There are many types of pumps and filters large or small which are specially designed for your swimming pools needs. Pumps and filters are situated outside the pool and there various delightful designs and covers will blend in with the surrounding pool landscape.