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5 Common Problems With Above Ground Pools

Above Ground PoolMaking the decision to put in a pool is fun and exciting. A pool can offer your family hours of enjoyment and fun. But above ground pools can come with some problems that you need to be careful to watch for.

The pool could be unlevel. You need to be very careful to make sure that your pool is going to sit level. This means taking extreme caution if you are installing the pool yourself or making sure that the company that you hire is qualified and knows what they are doing. Having an unlevel pool is not only an eyesore but places undue strain on the walls of the pool.

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Salt Water Pool Systems Increase In Popularity

Swimming pool owners or those thinking of purchasing one may find the new salt water pool system (like this one) an option. Recently introduced, the salt water systems can eliminate the need to buy expensive chemicals to add to the pool. It may seem like an impossible task to keep the water sparkling clean without using chlorine or algaecides.

Anyone who has had a swimming pool will say that the most difficult part is keeping the chemical levels correct. Oftentimes, if the levels are not correct, algae can grow quickly making the pool a green mess. While chlorine does well to keep the water clean, it can turn the hair green and the eyes bright red.backyard swimming poolThe salt water systems allow owners to have a great savings, because they do not have to buy chemicals. Using a saline system will give pool healthy water and meets all the requirements for a pool safety. The mild salt water has healthy benefits to the swimmers and will not dry the skin. Chlorine is known to cause skin irritation, especially if chemical levels are incorrect.

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