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Do List √ Increase Chlorine production when temperature goes up. √ Increase chlorine production when number of guests goes up. √ Use Stabilizer (Cyanuric Acid) to stabilize chlorine in pool. √ Decrease output setting when temperature of water goes down (fall/winter). √ Maintain a weekly regimen of testing your swimming pool and spa water. If[…]
Here are PRO TIPS how to diagnose your Pentair IntelliChlor when it’s not producing chlorine.
Recently I received an email from a reader in Cape Horn, South Africa. As we enter the winter season, I usually start fielding more questions related to salt generators due to the systems decrease in chlorine production. The innate design of most salt generators causes decreases chlorine production by 95%+ as the water temperatures drop below 65° F or 18°[…]
We are big advocates of this product. Roughly 20 years ago pool builders were installing fiber optic lighting to add lighting to pools and spas. Unfortunately, fiber optics are no longer desirable because the lighting is too dim and cost of repair is ridiculous. Until 2012, most homeowners had no options because there were no[…]
WARNING: Certain home improvement projects are inherently dangerous, and even the most benign tool can cause serious injury or death if not used properly. ALWAYS READ AND FOLLOW INSTRUCTION MANUALS AND SAFETY WARNINGS. You must be particularly careful when dealing with electricity – always use common sense. If your Pentair IntelliChlor is no longer producing[…]
This is a step by step video that outlines “best practices” when installing a Pentair IntelliFlo Variable Speed High Performance Pool Pump (part# 011018) . The installation techniques can be used for any pump installation.
IntelliChlor IC15 Salt Chlorine Generator Canadian Version (Part #522109) Pentair products are designed to conform to U.S. standards and often meet Canadian standards with little or no modification. However, US Manufactures and Exporters are obligated to meet Canadian standards. WTO and NAFTA Regulations Standards regulations in Canada seek to follow the basic principle of the WTO and[…]
This is a video that demonstrates HOW TO acid wash a swimming pool. This process includes applying a mixture of water, muriatic acid and Bio-Dex Plaster White n’ Brite applied using a bleach sprayer. Always use safety equipment including eye and hand protection. Recommended List: Acid Wash Supplies & Equipment Safety Equipment: including goggles, chemical PVC gloves,[…]
High Temperature Adapter Unions This is our go to adapter we use every time we install a new swimming pool pump. This adapter not only simplifies the initial installation, moreover it assists later down the road when a pump requires maintenance. The pool owner or service professional no longer needs to cut the 2″ plumbing[…]
There’s a chill in the air as fall weather descends around October in the United States. Winter is right around the corner. For those that live in cooler climates of the Midwest and NorthEast portions of the US, you’re likely perform a winterization for your pool and/or spa. If you have a salt water pool or spa,[…]