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May
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May

Is Salt Still an Alternative for Residential Swimming Pools ?

If you are a pool owner, of either an above-ground or built-in pool, you know the drill: add chemicals, check levels, add more chemicals. Constantly. Pools require a lot of maintenance and if you’re using chlorine exclusively, it gets expensive. Furthermore, chlorine chemicals have some not-so-pleasant side effects, such as red eyes and swimmer’s itch. Luckily, alternatives to traditional chlorine chemicals do exist. When it comes to reducing unwanted chlorine side effects, many pool

10
May

CD Ozone Generator Pool Systems Beat Salt Chlorinators

The salt chlorine generator has been the alternative pool sanitizer of the moment for the past few years because chlorine is continuously generated so owners don’t have to dose the pool, and many people like the feel of salty water. However, pool owners are beginning to see that it has a significant downside. Salt generators replace industrial chlorine with… locally made chlorine. All chlorine introduced into the pool, by ANY method, makes hypochlorous acid.

06
May

Reverse Osmosis

Reverse Osmosis Reverse osmosis was developed as a water treatment method more than 40 years ago. The process first arose as a technique of desalinating seawater. Once the method’s decontaminating capabilities were recognized, reverse osmosis systems began to be commercially produced for home water purification purposes. Such systems were installed in homes as early as the 1970s. Reverse osmosis systems seemed a viable option to the more costly and energy-wasteful distillation units. The Process: The reverse osmosis process depends upon

25
Nov

We’re on Registry Magazine

22
Nov

Hard Water Problems

Water described as "hard" means it is high in dissolved minerals, specifically calcium and magnesium. Hard water is not a health risk, but a nuisance because of its tendency to cause mineral buildup in water pipe and heating systems, and its poor soap and/or detergent performance when compared with soft water. Water is a good solvent and picks up impurities easily. When it combines with carbon dioxide in the air to form very weak carbonic acid, an even better solvent

22
Nov

Go Green Architecture

The ‘green movement’ has swept the world and architecture is at the forefront of the new industrial revolution – buildings being by far the biggest energy-sappers in the world. Many contemporary architects are limited by the confines of budgets, time tables and constricting clients. Some industrious innovators, however, are breaking convention and collaborating to launch our imaginations into the future of green design. Some of these structures are already in the works while others may never be fully realized. All,

22
Nov

We are quite convinced, based on this study, that there is an association between cancer and chlorinated water." -- Medical College of Wisconsin research team This article details important holistic health information about the water you may be drinking, cooking and bathing in and how you can make it better. There are some big words in this article, like Trihalomethanes, but the bottom line of it is that chlorine just isn't healthy for us to be taking into our bodies or

18
Nov

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