Saltwater swimming pools have gained in popularity over the years and it has many of our Michigan swimming pool customers asking us to explain some of the advantages and disadvantages of making the switch from traditional chlorine cleaning to a salt water cleaning system.
Saltwater pools work by converting salt to chlorine using an electrolytic converter. This produces the same type of bacteria-killing chlorine found in a traditional pool, but in a radically different fashion. Since the salt generator is adding chlorine to the water at a constant rate, it is capable of displacing the bad odor and the burning irritation associated with chlorine, and keeps the levels maintained continually. Continue Reading