Pool Sand Filter Freehold NJ

Probably the second most common type of filter in the Freehold area is a sand filter. Sand filters are the oldest types of filter-they were used in ancient times. They are typically very reliable and are easy to operate. The concept of a sand filter is fairly simple-sand filters are approximately 2/3 full of sand…

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Backwashing a DE Filter Freehold NJ

One of the most common types of filters in the Denton area is a diatomaceous earth (DE) filter. DE filters can filter down to less than 5 microns, which is very small. For example, a grain of salt is approximately 100 microns and the human eye can see down to approximately 40 microns.             Diatomaceous…

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Water treatment for swimming pools, for the most part, has been dependent on the use of chlorine. Since chlorine was first used in U.S. pools, in 1930, it has been the sanitizer of choice for most pools. Chlorine has been marketed in many forms for the pool industry- gas, liquid, tablets, sticks, and granular.            …

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Pool Safety Act Freehold NJ

The Baker’s Story  On June 15, 2002, Virginia Graeme Baker, granddaughter of former Secretary of State James Baker, went with her mother and four sisters to a family friend’s home for a graduation party. It was held outdoors, and the focal point was the swimming pool and hot tub. Virginia had worn her swimsuit to…

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Chlorine demand is/are substances in the water that are “demanding” a reaction with chlorine. Once these reactions occur, little to no chlorine is left to disinfect. When dealing with chlorine demand, ENOUGH CHLORINE HAS TO BE ADDED T SATISFY CHLORINE DEMAND AND PROVIDE PROPER DISINFECTION. What determines chlorine demand?             These are many factors that…

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If you are considering an inground pool, you may be wondering which kind of filter to get to go with it. In general, there are three different types of filters used in inground pools: sand, diatomaceous earth (DE) and cartridge. Each has its own advantages and drawbacks. The type you choose will depend on your…

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If you are considering a vinyl liner pool, part of your concern will be to ask how long the liner will last before you have to replace it. You may be thinking of the vinyl liners that are used in above ground pools, how they get wrinkly on the bottom and have a very short…

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If you’re thinking of installing a pool, you likely have many questions. Perhaps the one at the forefront of your mind is: how much time can I expect to spend on maintenance? Valid question! The thought of pool upkeep is often the biggest barrier for people taking that leap into pool ownership. While the tasks…

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Well, it’s safe to say you wouldn’t be the first person to wonder this. The decision on whether to install an above ground or an inground pool is a tough one. The one you ultimately choose will depend on many factors, from budget to available space in your backyard. Consider these questions and you’ll soon…

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When perusing the many types of pool fencing available to you in New Jersey, you may feel slightly overwhelmed by the sheer number of options. But it’s imperative to install a fence that’s not only sturdy and well-structured but secure and safe as well. Of course, it also doesn’t hurt to have an attractive fence…

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