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How to Automate Pool Care

Nothing is more relaxing than taking a dip in your pool on a hot summer day. But with the summer heat and increased pool use comes innumerable tests, PH balancing, chemical additions, filter cleaning, scrubbing, brushing, and debris removal. After all that you have to be wondering if owning a pool is really all that relaxing after all!

Fortunately there is a way to enjoy your pool and reclaim your summer. Automating your pool care may seem like something out of the Jetsons but it is a tried and tested method of minimizing the amount of time that you need to spend maintaining your pool. That means you’ll spend more time relaxing, and less time on maintenance – all while keeping your pool even cleaner than before!

Follow this simple guide to learn how to completely automate your pool care.

What is swimming pool care automation?

From Google, to smartphones, to GPS, modern technology has made our lives exponentially easier in so many ways, so it should be no surprise that technology has also revolutionized pool care. Pool care automation uses the latest technology to test your pool water, automatically add the necessary chemicals, and even clean your pool, all without any human intervention required.

Obviously you will still have to regularly refill your automation system with the required chemicals, but doing so once per month is far easier than testing and balancing your pool every week.

What are the costs associated with automating pool care?

Automating your pool care does require an initial investment of anywhere between a few hundred dollars and a few thousand. Pool Supplies Canada has a range of systems depending on your needs and the level of automation you’re looking for.

Proponents of automated pool care are quick to point out that it really is an investment. You’ll be paid dividends in more free time on the weekends, greater confidence in your pool chemistry, less risk of damage to your pool resulting from excessive or inadequate PH levels, and peace of mind knowing your pool is always safe.

How to automate your pool care

Automating your pool care means that you need to invest in the right systems which might include a(n):

You may also want to consider investing in a saltwater pool which uses electrolysis to convert salt to chlorine, meaning you just have to refill the salt supply periodically and the system will take care of the rest.

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