Pool pumps are the main entity of your swimming pool. They are responsible for the effectiveness of the filtration system and when used on a regular basis will keep your pool clean, sparkling and hygienic. With the wide variety of pool pumps available on the market, selecting the right one that is perfect for your pool can be a tricky process, especially for first time users. Pool pumps are available from a number of manufacturers, one of the most important factors to take into account when purchasing a pool pump is the reliability and quality of the manufacturer and whether or not a warranty is included with your purchase. Top Dog Pool Supply offers just this.
When purchasing a pool pump the first factor that needs to be considered is the horse power that you will require. The horse power for a pool pump depends on the size of your pool, larger pools requiring more horse power etc. For first time buyers, consulting your manufacturer will be the better option. Efficient horse power will ensure that your filtration system works effectively and that the water in your pool circulates regularly enough to ensure removal of all dirt and debris. Purchasing of a pool pump also depends on what type of swimming pool you own, in other words, whether it is an in ground swimming pool or an above ground swimming pool. Pool pumps should be corrosion resistant and should be able to function effectively enough to ensure years of optimal use.
Installing your pool pump correctly will play an important role in your pool pump's efficiency and overall durability. Generally it is best to have your pool pump installed on a flat surface that is reasonably solid. The pool pump should be placed close to your pool area, however, it should not be exposed to direct sunlight or be in contact with water and it needs to be well ventilated. Pool pump systems are generally covered with a shell type cover which assists with the abovementioned factors.
Pool pumps can be purchased as an entire system which includes the pool pump and filtration system; this is generally for first time buyers. Your pool pump and filtration system do however have separate periods during which they need replacing which is why pool pumps and filtration systems are able to be purchased separately. Regarding the structure of pool pumps, two main parts can be identified. Pools pumps consist of a motor part and a wet end section. The motor part provides the power to move the water within the wet end and in turn the wet end is responsible for the moving of the water. From the abovementioned factors it is obvious that a pool pump is an essential piece of equipment required all swimming pools. By keeping your water circulating you are ensuring that your pool remains clean and healthy to enjoy on those hot days during the year.