A pool chlorinator is an automated chlorine delivery system that is used to sanitize pool water, killing harmful bacteria and viruses, keeping pool water clean and safe for swimming. Pool chlorinators are available in a variety of sizes and styles to suit any pool size and budget.
When choosing a pool chlorinator, it is important to consider the pool’s size, water chemistry, and swimmer traffic.
Pool chlorinators are a necessary part of pool maintenance. Without them, pool water would quickly become stagnant and unsafe for swimming.
Benefits of Pool Chlorinators
Pool chlorinators offer a number of benefits, including:
– Keeping pool water clean and safe for swimming
– Preventing the spread of harmful bacteria and viruses
– prolonging the life of pool equipment
Tips for Choosing the Right Pool Chlorinator
For pools that are heavily used, it is important to choose a pool chlorinator that can keep up with the demand. For example, a tablet pool chlorinator may not be sufficient for a pool that has a lot of swimmers. In this case, a liquid or granular pool chlorinator would be a better choice.
It is also important to consider the pool’s water chemistry when choosing a pool chlorinator. Some pool chlorinators are not compatible with certain water types, so it is important to choose a pool chlorinator that will work with your pool’s water.
Types of Chlorinators
There are four main types of pool chlorinators: tablet chlorinators, liquid pool chlorinators, granular pool chlorinators, and salt chlorine generators.
Tablet chlorinators are the most common type of pool chlorinator. Tablet chlorinators slowly release chlorine into the pool water.
Liquid chlorinators release chlorine into the water more quickly than tablet pool chlorinators and are a good choice for pools that are heavily used. Liquid pool chlorinators are available in a variety of sizes and styles to suit any pool size and budget.
Granular chlorinators are the most powerful type of pool chlorinator and release chlorine into the pool water very quickly. Granular chlorinators are a good choice for pools that are heavily used or have a lot of swimmers.
Salt chlorine generator converts sodium chloride into chlorine by electrolysis. A salt chlorine generator is a very popular option for residential pool owners.
Pro Note: Salt chlorinators are great for homeowners on the go since chlorine is produced with minimal input.
Using and Maintaining a Pool Chlorinator
To get the most out of your pool chlorinator, it is important to follow the manufacturer’s instructions. It is also important to regularly test the pool water to ensure that the chlorine levels are within the recommended range.
Chlorinators should be cleaned and maintained according to the manufacturer’s instructions. Regular cleaning and maintenance will extend the life of your pool chlorinator and keep it working effectively.
If you think your pool chlorinator needs to be repaired or replaced, we recommend scheduling a time with our service department to asses your system.