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Cost of Operating a UV System

One question that frequently comes up in conversation is:  “What is the cost of operating a UV system”?  There seems to be a misunderstanding that ultraviolet sanitation systems are not only expensive to purchase, but also expensive to operate. In …

 

Chlorine Free

Is it possible to have a chlorine free pool?  Most of us would prefer a pool of spring water that refreshes itself daily.  However, we are left with finding a solution that will provide a pool that is as close

 

Salt VS. UV

First, there is a wide spread misunderstanding with regard to a salt system on your pool or spa. Some believe that with a salt system they have gotten away from chlorine. In fact, the cell in the system converts salt

 

Winterizing a UV Pool System

Winterization Of Your Ultra UV Unit

 If you are in a climate where you run your pool, spa, water feature, pond year round, be sure that the flow to the unit continues during any periods of below freezing temperatures. Failure …

 

Cryptosporidium

Cryptosporidium is one of the leading causes of waterborne disease, or disease caused by contaminated drinking water or recreational water.  It has a tough outer shell that allows it to survive for a long time in the environment. It can …

 

Is a sand or cartridge filter better with my UV system?

There are some key differences between sand filters and cartridge filters (not to mention DE filters) that may make a difference to the overall maintenance, clarity, and operation of your pool.  For example, sand filters are easier to maintain because …

 

Can you be allergic to chlorine in pools?

Much like allergies to some foods, more and more people seem to be developing an allergic reaction to the chlorine in pool water.  The skin is reacting and irritated by chlorine, usually resulting in red bumps that can be quite …

 

Pool Algae

Keep ahead of the algae this season!  Most pool owners are familiar with that sickening feeling when you glance outside at your pool and see that it is beginning to turn green, or the start of an algae bloom had …

 

Quartz Tube Cleaning

This is a good time to clean your quartz tube for the start of the season.  A clean tube is necessary for the UV rays to penetrate the water, allowing the system to do its job efficiently.    Click Here for …