If you have a backyard swimming pool, you know how challenging it can be to keep the water at just the right temperature for comfortable swimming. During the dog days of summer, the pool can easily get too warm, while those cool summer evenings can make the water feel a bit too chilly. So you go to the trouble of installing a heater to try to get the water at just the right temperature. The trouble is, with your busy lifestyle, you’re not always home to switch on the heater, circulate the water properly, or run tests to make sure the water is correctly balanced. Instead of a relaxing oasis, your backyard pool may start to feel like a big hassle.
If you can relate to this feeling, you may want to consider installing swimming pool automation devices. These handy, cutting-edge tools are a game changer when it comes to enjoying virtually carefree fun in your swimming pool all summer long. Read this series of articles to find out if you’re ready to take the plunge into the wonderful world of pool automation.
Swimming Pool Automation: What Exactly Does that Mean?
If you’re a new pool owner, chances are you’re feeling pretty overwhelmed by the list of responsibilities involved with maintaining your pool. If you want to cut that list down considerably, pool automation could be just the right solution for you. It’s a way of setting your pool up through technology to automatically take care of many mundane yet necessary maintenance tasks. With this automated system, you can also make changes and control different features of the pool area by remote control.
So what are some of the things you can control using pool automation? The list is actually surprisingly comprehensive and continues to grow with advances in pool equipment technology. Here are some of the tasks you can find pool automation equipment to take care of for you:
1. Adding chemicals to your pool with an automatic chlorine generator.
2. Turning LED or fiber optic pool lights on or off automatically.
3. Adjusting the temperature of your pool water with a remote controlled/timer controlled heater.
4. Covering or uncovering your pool automatically via remote control.
5. Turning your pool pump off or on automatically.
6. Adjusting pool chemicals to optimal levels automatically.
7. Automatically cleaning your pool.
Though the initial cost of installing pool automation equipment might discourage you from considering it, just think of all the time and trouble it could ultimately end up saving you in the long run. Though all of this technology comes at a price, you may discover that the benefits of using pool automation far outweigh the costs.
As we explore some of the in-depth impact of pool automation throughout the course of this article series, you may be surprised to discover that some of this pool automation equipment could actually end up saving you money down the road. When you consider the hours it takes to keep your pool clean, make sure the water is at safe chemical levels for swimming, get the water up to the right temperature, and numerous other tasks, the hassle factor is certainly a huge reason to at least explore the possibility of automating your pool.
If you’re interested in finding out more information and weighing the pros and cons of pool automation, take a look at the rest of the articles in this informative series. Continue reading with Part 2.
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