There are many options when choosing a salt chlorination system.
For those looking for an alternative to Pentair and Hayward, check out another real contender made by SGS Chlorinator. We’ve installed hundreds of these chlorinators in Las Vegas and they continue to outperform most of the name-brand contenders out there. They were originally designed for commercial swimming pools and the industry secret is the residential specs are the exact same. I discovered this brand back in 2009 and have been impressed year after year on the reliability of this system.
I was asked this question this weekend and wanted to get any answer out to everyone. Yes, it is possible to convert your pool to salt water. The big attraction to converting to salt is the water is softer and tends not to dry out your skin since. The additional benefit is you no longer have to add chlorine to your pool as the chlorinator converts the salt to chlorine.
First, you will need to drain your pool and fill with fresh water. In Las Vegas this will cost you approximately $75-$100 for an average pool of 15,000 gallons.
Second, you will need to purchase a saltwater chlorine generator (Pentair IntelliChlor System – approx. price is $1,200.00)and have it wired to the 220V that your pump is currently connected. When the pump turns on, so will your chlorinator.
Third, adding the salt. I recommend you buy pool salt from a…
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