Know Your Pool


Leumeah - (02) 4625 2522 - 1/5 Hollylea Road

Tuggerah - (02) 4335 1111 - 2/88 Pacific Highway

The NewSplash Knowledge Base

Your Comprehensive Guide to Using and Enjoying your Swimming Pool

(This professional pool care advice and information is provided courtesy of Splash's Pools)



Years of advancement in manufacturing and chemical technology have changed the way we look after our pools, too. The days of adding chlorine to the pool each afternoon are long gone. We have learnt to sanitise our water in ways that are both more effective, and much easier.

We have gone from manually applying what is often called ‘cal hypo” (actually that’s calcium hypochlorite in granular form, or simply ‘dry chlorine’) to a wide range of automatic systems, and many different forms of water purification. Today we have many choices for pool and spa sanitation, including ionizers, ozonators , and salt chlorinators. Then there are many other ways to sanitise our pool water, as well.

The newest of these is the magnesium salt system, which has expanded into a system of “mineral blends”. The “mineral blends” pool system has resulted in pool treatment systems that produce smooth, velvety feeling water that is real joy to swim in, while at the same time being amazingly cost-effective.

Since there are two systems, the salt pool and the mineral pool, it is interesting to compare them

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