A custom swimming pool makes a luxury edition to any home, but did you know that there is more than one way to keep your pool sanitized? Salt-water pools offer an elegant alternative.
Traditional pool sanitization relied on manual chlorine sanitization, in which tablets of chlorine are added to the pool as and when needed. This method has long been reliable, but it does have its problems.
Chlorine sanitization is particularly irritating if you have sensitive skin, allergies or asthma. Chlorine sanitization has even been known to cause reactions, burning sensations to the skin and eyes and swelling of the throat.
Moreover it is a safety hazard, the tablets can be harmful if handled by hand and must be kept out of reach from children. It is necessary that chlorine tablets are safely stored and used only if chlorine levels in your pool are low.
It is important to point out however, that salt-water pools are not chlorine-free. This is a popular misconception. The salt-water process however allows for considerably smaller chlorine use than the traditional process.
Balanced water means that the chemical demands of your pool have been met. Salt water and mineral waters are an excellent option to enhance water quality using salt cell technology, which is gentler both on your pool tiling and on your skin.
Salt-water pool systems convert Sodium Chloride (salt) into chlorine in a process known as electrolysis.
The salt passes over titanium cell plates, where is transformed into a natural chlorine known as hypochlorus acid. Once used in the pool, the hypochlorus acid changes back into salt and is recycled in the system, offering a softer water feel than regular pools.
Salt-water pools might require a higher initial investment, as the systems are quite sophisticated. However, once built your pool will require less maintenance, less investment spent supplying chemicals, and will be healthier and more enjoyable for you and your family.
Salt water pools have several advantages over traditional chlorine sanitization:
Canny Pools are a specialist team of custom pool builders, who have a wealth of experience creating dream swimming pools for clients across Melbourne.
Our pools are designed to your specifications, and perfectly integrated into your existing property, or new build custom home.
We utilise the latest in 3D modelling technology, to give you an accurate visual representation of your swimming pool, before it is built. This allows you to confirm the design and functionality of the pool, so that you know exactly what to expect from our builders.
Whether you want a traditional chlorine sanitised pool, or a contemporary salt-water pool system, contact Canny Pools to arrange a consultation.
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