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Chlorine vs salt water pool

Which option should you go for?

All swimming pools need to be sanitized. For bacteria free water you need to choose between a chlorine pool and a salt water pool. Let’s take a closer look to see which is better for you.

Chlorine Pool

Higher chlorine concentration

Initial investment less costly

May cause skin itchiness and dryness

Uses less electricity

Can fade your swimwear

Maintenance is more frequent and costly

No risk of damage to pool features

To remain effective chlorine needs proper storage

Higher yearly chemical costs

Regular exposure to highly chlorinated pools may cause health risks

Salt water Pool

Lower chlorine concentration

Higher cost of salt water generator

Gentler on skin

Higher on electricity

Will not fade your swimwear

Less frequent and costly maintenance

May affect concrete, lighting and other pool features

No special storage needed

Lower yearly salt and chemical costs

No health risks

Both choices have their own pros and cons and so it is a personal choice for you to make.

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