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This Pool Supply Unlimited blog category contains posts that center on pool components, such as pumps and filters, that can save money and consume less energy.
Looking for the Best Low Maintenance Pool Filter?
Looking for the Best Low Maintenance Pool Filter?
We all know that no matter what kind of filter you have, cleaning it can really be a pain in the you know what! We’re all searching for ways to enjoy our swimming pools more and maintain them less, that’s why our friends at Waterco have developed a low maintenance pool filtration device that is ...
Long Live the DIY
Long Live the DIY
Recent decisions by certain Manufacturers to turn their back on e-commerce organizations invites commentary by a 25 year veteran of the industry.
How to Choose The Right Pool Heater
How to Choose The Right Pool Heater
The search for the perfect heater for your pool or spa is sometimes riddled with weird acronyms, strange sizings, and unfamiliar terms. This guide, along with our sizing guide will hopefully provide all the information needed to find the heater perfectly suited for your pool.
Maintaining Energy Efficiency While Cleaning Your Pool
Maintaining Energy Efficiency While Cleaning Your Pool
Striving to remain energy efficient while owning a pool can be a daunting task, but it really isn’t as hard as it seems. By choosing the best equipment and appropriate schedules you can maintain your pool and maintain a green, energy efficient footprint.
Variable Speed, 2-Speed & Single Speed Pool Pumps
Variable Speed, 2-Speed & Single Speed Pool Pumps
There are more choices than ever before when it comes to swimming pool pumps. It can be very confusing and difficult to understand the difference and know which is best for your pool. This article will help you understand the difference between single speed, 2-speed and variable speed pumps; and how...
How To Choose The Right Size Pool Filter
How To Choose The Right Size Pool Filter
Like shopping for most major pool equipment, it can be hard to understand the correct way to determine what model, size, brand, etc. equipment is best for you and your pool. In this post we go over the three types of filters and how to determine what size filter your pool needs.
How to Choose The Right Pool Pump
How to Choose The Right Pool Pump
Choosing the correct pool pump is no easy task. So we have put together some helpful information on how to find the best pool pump for your needs - hopefully this will eliminate some of the confusion when it comes to purchasing this important piece of pool equipment.
2015 Energy Efficient Pump Utility Rebates
2015 Energy Efficient Pump Utility Rebates
Variable speed pump rebates are over... But don’t worry, some utility companies are extending their offer time frame for these energy efficient pumps into 2015, but not all. If you don’t have a variable speed pump yet, this is the year to get one. Most utility companies will pay you to get one t...
What Size Heater Does My Pool Need?
What Size Heater Does My Pool Need?
Ready to shop for a heater to get your pool through the long winter but not sure exactly where to start? Use our guide to figuring your needs and avoid being left out in the cold.
Swimming Pool Heating Guide
Swimming Pool Heating Guide
Considering a heat source for your pool but not sure what's best for you? Our guide may be the perfect primer for you to weigh the benefits of heat pumps, gas heaters and solar options and make an informed decision to extend your swim season.
Pump Shopping Guide
Pump Shopping Guide
With so many options (single-speed, variable-speed, etc.), horsepowers and established brands in the pump market, how can you figure out what's best for you? Here's a good place to start on the way to purchasing your next pool or spa pump.
The Benefits of Swimming Pool Solar Covers
The Benefits of Swimming Pool Solar Covers
Looking for a way to reduce your pool heating costs? Not only save money, but also time and become more energy efficient? Sound too good to be true?! It isn’t! A simple solar cover can easily provide all of these benefits. In fact, it may be one of the best values in the industry today. Learn more...
Why LED Pool & Spa Lights
Why LED Pool & Spa Lights
Looking for new or replacement lights for you pool or spa? Learn about the benefits of vibrant, energy efficient, environmentally friendly LED pool and spa lighting options.
The Ultimate Guide to Automatic Pool Cleaners
The Ultimate Guide to Automatic Pool Cleaners
Automatic Pool Cleaners are a great way to clean a swimming pool and reduce long-term maintenance costs. Get the details on the different kinds of Automatic Pool Cleaners, and which one will suit you and your pool's needs.
Top Picks For Pool Heaters
Top Picks For Pool Heaters
It's not much fun to swim in a cold pool, so when it comes to picking out a pool heater Pentair has several options to keep that pool or spa water warm. Read on to learn about the many great features of Pentair pool heaters.
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