How to Convert Your Swimming Pool From Chlorine to Salt


Swimming pools are great for the summer. They provide a way to cool off and have fun, but they can also be a pain. The smell of chlorine lingers in your hair and on your skin all day, you’re constantly worried about getting sick from the chemicals, and it’s difficult to keep equipment clean. One solution is switching to saltwater pool systems. Saltwater pools are not only easier on you-they’re better for the environment too!

In the past, pool owners would have been reluctant to try saltwater pools for fear of using chemicals. But now, with easy switching steps and a much easier cleaning method, it is becoming more and more popular! In fact, you’ll be surprised by how long your chlorine stays in your water as opposed to turning into gas. It won’t leave that strong smell behind either-you can breathe easy knowing that your lungs will not get irritated after swimming! For those who experience dry skin and irritation from overexposure to chlorine, this will definitely be a welcome change.

The Advantages of Salt Water Pools

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There are many advantages to switching from chlorine tablets and chlorinators to saltwater pools.

First, you will notice that there are no more red eyes or dry skin and hair after spending time in the pool – it’s smooth and soft like bathwater!

Next, you will care less about how long your equipment takes to clean because it will take much less work than before. It only takes a few hours for a robotic vacuum system or conventional manual vacuum system to do its job, so all you have to do is run it once a week instead of every other day.

The other great thing about saltwater pools is how easy maintenance becomes: without harsh chemicals or complicated equipment, you will spend less time and money on cleaning.

They’re also better for you and your family: with all of those great chemicals out of the picture, it’s much safer for everyone in and out of the pool. Swimming pools don’t have to be a struggle anymore than what they are supposed to be: fun and relaxing!

The first step is to determine the volume of the pool. This can be done by using a pipette, an accurate measuring cup, or a hose. Once you have determined the volume, you need to buy some salt at your local pool store.

The next step before adding salt to your water is to purchase a salt-chlorine generator. They come with a starter kit and it’s easy to install on your own. All that’s left is to hook up this piece of equipment, wait 24 hours and then enjoy your new saltwater swimming pool!

Salt pools might take some getting used to but after just a few days of swimming in them, you’ll wonder why you ever stuck to chlorine at all. Plus they look crystal clear and leave your skin soft and silky. If you want to see your pool transform from dull and dusty blue water into a great swimming experience, then this is definitely worth a try!

Saltwater Pool Kits

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Switching means taking out your old equipment (filtration system, chlorinator) and installing new ones that run off of salt instead of chlorine or bromine tablets. It’s really easy because there are already kits available that take care of everything for you – just buy them online and get a professional to install them.

There are several kits that you can use to switch from chlorine or bromine tablets to saltwater. You just need one of those kits instead of fresh chlorinator tablets or water from a salt chlorinator. Saltwater pool kits have everything you need – just hook up your equipment and fill the pool with tap water!

The most popular kit is the Dolphin Premier 2 Inline Pool Kit. It’s important to note that this model works with sand filters, not cartridge or DE filters, so make sure you have a sand filter before using it.

The other thing is that if you have a 40 ft+ diameter above ground pool, you may need an additional booster pump for a maximum flow rate of 11-12 GPM.

Another great option is the Clearwave CWS007BK Brine Chlorination System, which can handle pools that are twice as big as those with the Dolphin kit!

And last but not least, the Hayward Aqua Rite Saltwater Chlorine Generator is an excellent choice for pools with cartridge filters – it even includes a chlorine/bromine tab feeder.

The most important part of moving to saltwater is making sure you choose the right equipment. You can find these kits online or at your local pool supply store. Just make sure the package tells you whether it’s for above-ground, ground, or gunite pools and what kind of filter system you have (sand, DE, or cartridge), and you should be good to go!

With the steps provided, you can easily switch to a saltwater pool and know everything you need to know about the proper installation of equipment. Plus it has all the benefits that come with salt versus chlorine water! You will not be disappointed when you check out your new swimming pool!

Salt pools are so much better on your skin than chlorine ones-put this fresh new take on swimming in one or two sentences at the end. For example: So what are you waiting for? Switching to salt is easy peasy lemon squeezy! Or why not try it today? Your friends and

Changing from chlorine to saltwater is easy as 1-2-3! Once your equipment is installed, all you have to do is fill up your pool with tap water and enjoy swimming in saltwater! It only takes a few hours to get your pool up and running, but it will save you tons of money in the long run. There are no harsh chemicals or complicated equipment anymore – just good old-fashioned fun!

As an added bonus, switching to saltwater pools can be easier on animals like birds. Birds sometimes drink out of pools because their systems don’t produce enough natural saltiness, so if they drink chemical chlorine instead, they can suffer from dehydration. But if you turn your pool into a saltwater pool then no more problems for those sweet little critters!

So what are you waiting for? Switching from chlorine tablets is easy as 1-2-3! Make sure you check your local code and follow all installation instructions to the T, and you’ll be swimming in saltwater in no time.


Swimming pools are a great way to relax and enjoy the summer weather. But sometimes, they can be expensive or difficult to maintain due to all of the chemicals that need changing out frequently. If you’re ready for an easier life with less work, then it’s time to convert your pool from chlorine tablets into saltwater! It only takes a few hours before your equipment is installed and filled up with tap water-you’ll never go back once you see how easy maintenance becomes without harsh chemicals or complicated machines. Plus, no more dealing with those pesky birds getting thirsty! Give yourself some extra relaxation this summer by switching over today – just follow these 3 steps: 1) find which kit will best suit your needs 2) install correctly per instructions 3) fill with tap water and you’re done!

Once again, remember to check your local code regarding the installation of these kits. Be sure to follow all instructions carefully so that you don’t run into any issues. Once everything is set up correctly, enjoy the ease of salt water pool maintenance for years and years – it will be well worth the initial cost!

And as always, thanks for reading and good luck preparing for summer!

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