Tag: Technology

Salt Conversion

Conversion to Salt The title of this post is actually a bit of a misnomer. Conversion is a word that people commonly use when discussing the addition of salt to their swimming pool. The only conversion that happens though, is

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Automation that doesn’t break the wallet. I recently had an inquiry about swimming pool automation. My customer has a very nice gunite pool. The equipment configuration is quite simple since there is no spa. Essentially, we have to control a

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Technology and Swimming Pools We are entering an interesting time concerning technology and our swimming pools. It is important to understand what is available and how it may impact the enjoyment of your swimming pool. Just because a technology advancement

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Hayward is offering rebates on many products this summer! Hayward has a promotion running right now and it ends on September 6th, 2015. They are offering up to $100 in Visa Prepaid gift cards. Read on to find out which

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Automatic Pool Covers

Automatic Pool Covers It may seem like an odd time of the year to bring up pool covers, but many of you will be pulling the cover off of your pool soon, so what better time to think about its

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Safety Fences vs Alarms

As we head into Spring, you may be concerned about the safety of your swimming pool. Pool alarms and safety fences are a couple of options available to help ease your mind. I am not going to recommend specific products

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iAquaLink 2.0

Promising an easier setup process, Zodiac introduces the iAquaLink 2.0 The original iAquaLink is a great piece of pool control technology, but it does fail on one specific point. It is incredibly hard to set up once the components are

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Best Pool Cleaner 2014

The best pool cleaner will vary depending on your pool. Over the past month, I have talked about Polaris, Dolphin, Aquabot, Hayward, and Water Tech robotic pool cleaners. Originally, when I started the chain of posts about the best pool

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Water Tech Cleaners

A few more Robotic Pool Cleaners by Water Tech This will be the final robotic cleaner manufacturer that I review. Next Sunday’s review post will briefly compare these robotic cleaners and then I will select a few specific cleaners that

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Hayward Robotic Cleaners

Hayward may not be known for their robotic cleaners, but maybe they should be. The TigerShark is one of the best robotic pool cleaners around. Hayward offers three distinct models of this cleaner. The base model is found on Amazon.com

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