What to Know About a Solar Pool Heater

Even though having a pool to relax in during the hot summer months is a blessing, pool ownership has some drawbacks. Pool owners may spend a lot of money keeping the water at a comfortable temperature so they can extend the swimming season. If you already have a solar pool heater but spend a lot of money to keep the water at a comfortable temperature, you might want to think about getting a solar one.

What to Know About a Solar Pool Heater

During the height of summer, depending on the weather, heating the pool is a great solution. However, if you would like to save money and extend the swimming season into the spring and fall, a solar pool heater is a terrific choice to explore.

How does the solar pool heater work?

This is an efficient and simple method of keeping your pool at the ideal temperature. And it makes use of solar energy to do so. A solar pool heater and how it might serve your needs are briefly discussed below.

With the help of an automatic control valve in the heating unit, water goes back and forth between your pool and the solar collector.

The water in your pool will constantly be moving. The water is heated to the ideal temperature as it travels from the heater to the pool.

The water is heated and recirculated over and over, just like how a pool’s filtration system cleans the water by getting rid of debris and other impurities. In most cases, it does this in conjunction with your pool’s filtration.

All of it runs on solar energy. The solar pool heater absorbs sunlight and converts it into heat and energy. Nothing here is complex, and the process as a whole runs well. After expert installation, this technique of pool heating requires minimal maintenance.

Is it difficult to use and maintain a solar pool heater?

The filter system in your pool probably needs more maintenance than the solar pool heater you’re considering. They’re built to last a long time with minimal maintenance and maximum efficiency. Once a year, having a professional check it out, clean it, and maintain it is a good idea. Nevertheless, that is the same advice you would give for any other type of pool heater.

Once our team expertly installs them, you won’t have to do much to maintain them. We’ll show you how to set your solar pool heater’s temperature and other parameters and explain how they work. They are compatible with your pool’s filtration system yet require less maintenance.

The benefits of installing a solar pool heater

Considering the value of a solar pool heater is important if you enjoy swimming. This is because there is nothing more enjoyable on a hot summer day. As soon as you switch it on, you can begin reaping a number of significant benefits. A few examples follow.

  • They allow you to have less effect on the natural world. This is arguably the most important advantage to set them up. You may take in the sights of the great outdoors from your pool without adding to the planet’s energy woes.
  • They are simple to use and need little maintenance. They are the kind of investment that consistently does its job for you in the background.
  • They support warranties and have a long service life. That should give you some much-needed calm. With the right maintenance, they can last much longer.
  • Adding them won’t make your monthly electric bill any higher. The warm pool is a bonus without adding to your monthly energy bills.
  • After installing a solar pool heater, your pool will no longer be a luxury you can only enjoy during the summer months but one you can use all year round.

Get the most out of your solar pool heater

The following are some things to keep in mind while using a solar pool heater:

What to Know About a Solar Pool Heater
What to Know About a Solar Pool Heater
  • Choose a reputable company to clean and maintain your solar collectors. The same holds for damage or splits in the tubes or valves.
  • You should have your system on for at least an hour a day during the swimming season. This will prevent any buildup or dirt from lingering in the system and keep it clean. However, if a solar controller is installed, this will be handled automatically.
  • Don’t leave your system on standby if you don’t intend to use it.
  • These systems, on the other hand, typically need relatively little maintenance.

Ready to install a solar pool heater? Hire Southern Poolscapes today!

The transition to using renewable energy to heat your pool may be less complicated than you think. A consultation is the first step. There is zero stress on your part. We’ll lay out all the details for you, from what to expect to what the process will cost. It’s not hard to understand why they’d be helpful.

If you want to install a solar pool heater, please get in touch with Southern Poolscapes right now.

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