If you were to thank something for enjoying your time in the swimming pool, than that something should be the water circulation pump. It isn’t the water heater, it isn’t the sand filter pump, it isn’t any other extra feature – the circulation pump is basically the heart of the swimming pool, ensuring a constant flow of water in the pool.
This keeps the water fresh, keeps it disinfected, as warm as you want it to be, and so on. The role of the circulation pump is to, basically, take the water from the pool, pass it through systems such as the heating and filtering ones, and then return it to the pool again. Without it, the water will become stagnant after just one day.
It is, in a way, what a heart does to a living body – so how can you prolong its life?
Well, any water circulation pump is low maintenance. For example, if you notice impurities in the water, then the sand filter may be broken or malfunctioning. So the circulation pump should be closed until the problem is remedied. If you don’t do so, then the circulation pump itself will become clogged with impurities, which will bring you yet another problem to solve. Tricks…
Of course, it may pass a while until you notice that the sand filter doesn’t do it job any longer – but, for that, there is the lint and impurities basket of the circulation pump. If you notice something out of place, make sure to turn it off as soon as possible. As far as the sand filter pump is concerned, the sand within it can be changed pretty easily – once you’ve done that, remove any impurities from the lint basket and turn the circulation pump back on.
The same process is available for all the other systems – basically, if everything is perfect with every system, then everything will be ok with the circulation pump. The other systems are the heating one, the dehumidifier (especially for indoor swimming pools), the ozonator, as well as the others.
The water circulation pump is also the one responsible for feeding disinfectants and mineral purifiers into the swimming pool. This all may seem complicated, but it isn’t – just call your provider (which may as well be us, if you are planning on installing a new swimming pool or upgrading your older one) and have them install a screen touch display. This usually comes with a remote control too.
By doing so, you have spared yourself from plenty of trouble – on that display you will be able to see all the functions of the swimming pool, as well as those extra features which don’t work properly. You are the one who sets the parameters (such as the temperature of the water, or the exact quantity of disinfectant), so you will always know if anything is out of order.
And if any of them doesn’t work properly, make sure to remedy the situation – if not, the heart of the swimming pool may fail as well.
For more information about the water circulation pump of your swimming pool, call us now – our technicians will be more than happy to provide assistance.