A customized pool adds value to you home. Homeowners would have, at some point of time, contemplated constructing custom pools either in their backyards or indoors. If you are one such homeowner looking to enhance your homes appeal with a custom swimming pool, you should go about the planning process carefully.
Be prepared to set a budget, determine the pool design you want and leave the rest to an experienced pool designer. Engage the services of an experienced professional pool designer who can offer guidance and creative design concepts for your custom swimming pool. It is crucial to pick an individual or a company that is reputed and experienced in designing, installing and maintaining custom pools. If you do not, you may end up with an expensive and disastrous white elephant on your hands.
Central to ensuring a successful pool project is identifying good pool designers in your area. Many of these professionals have their past project catalogs available for perusal online. These stunning pool design ideas can be used as inspiration for your own custom pool.
Many pool owners are now opting for energy-efficient solutions as a result of heightened concerns about their carbon footprints and many professional pool design firms are in a good position to provide these green technologies. Before selecting a service provider do ask for customer testimonials to ensure that their claims to experience and customer satisfaction are true.
Frequently Asked Questions
Is Copper in the water safe for me?
Absolutely. We run our pools at ¼ of the safe drinking water levels according to the EPA. In fact, if you drank 2 gallons of pool water you would reach the amount of copper found in a multiple-vitamin.
The copper will only stain your pool if you use chlorine along with the system or mismanage it. Previous technologies did not have our electronic oxidation. When you have copper or silver in a pool with chlorine it will stain green or black. Our system is 100% chlorine-free. Chlorine stains and bleaches pools, and damages pool equipment. Ecosmarte actually prolongs the life of your equipment. We can probably help you with any mineral or chemical spots you already have.
How does the ECOsmarte® Pool System work
Simple. Everytime your pump runs, the ECOsmarte® oxygen electrodes deliver a non-chemical shock to your water when the water passes through your pressure line. You will switch the button on your Electronic Control Unit (not required on programmable/automatic units) and ionize for 2-10 hours depending on your pool size and bather load.
Which system is the best and easiest?
Our automated system with Co2 automatically controls the pH and is programmable to run on certain days and times for both oxidize and ionize. Perfect for vacation homes, program once and your done.
Do you mean that I will never use chemicals again?
Only for pH adjustment (w/out automated system). The ECOSmarte system works best with a pH of approximately 6.8, which is slightly below neutral. If it becomes necessary to increase the pH of the water, we recommend the use of baking soda. If it becomes necessary to lower the pH of the water we recommend the used of muriatic acid which can be purchased from any discount building supply store.
How much savings will there be?
If you are currently running your pump more than 10-12 hours per day, you will save electricity. If you currently need to backwash more frequently than twice a month, you will likely save water. The actual savings amount will very depending on the size of the pool, the type of sanitztion currently being used, the length of the season and other factors too numerous to list here. The health and safety issues are equally if not more important than the economics of owning the system.
Plenty. Simply click on testimonials and you will see a sampling of the comments we have received from hundreds of satisfied customers. Actually, our 60-day money back guarantee actually lets you to be your own personal reference!
My pool man says this will not work. What should I do?
We would be interested in the name of the unsatisfied customer. We get very few returns and provide technical support for all of our customers through our toll-free support line: 1-800-ION-SWIM.