How to Fix a Leaking Saltwater Generator Cell

Leaks in saltwater cells are common. Sometimes they leak from the unions, where the power cords are, or they develop cracks. It’s super annoying and you’re probably wondering how you can fix it or if you need to replace it. Let’s find out how to fix a leaking salt cell (aka saltwater chlorine generator or … Read more

White Flakes in Saltwater Pool and How to Remove Them

White calcium flakes - looks a little like salt.

You do your best to keep the consistency of your saltwater pool clear, which is why you’re baffled by the presence of these white flakes in your pool. There aren’t a lot of them, but enough to be concerning. What are these white flakes and how do you get rid of them ASAP? White flakes … Read more

15 Reasons Why Your Saltwater Pool Is Cloudy (How to Clear)

backyard swimming pool with cloudy water

No one likes a cloudy saltwater pool. Aside from it looking uninviting, it’s a sign that something is wrong. So what causes your saltwater pool water to turn cloudy or milky, and how do you clear the water? The answers to these questions and more will be revealed in this post. Let’s dig in. Why … Read more

How To Fix Low or No Pressure In Pool Filter Quickly

So you’ve just noticed the pressure gauge on your pool filter is really low or the needle is showing no pressure. This is despite that fact that your pump appears to be working. Low or no pressure in the pool filter means the pool water will not circulate properly. This is not a problem you … Read more

Filter Pressure Rises Rapidly After Backwash or Cleaning

Typical pool filter pressure gauge.

Isn’t it frustrating when you’ve recently cleaned your pool filter and now the pressure is still increasing, over a matter of hours or days? Well, rest easy and read on to find out why your pool pump or filter pressure is rising after cleaning. The most common reasons why a cartridge, sand, or DE filter’s … Read more

Saltwater Chlorinator Cell Constantly Clogs Up (Solved!)

salt chlorinator cell

Having a salt water chlorinator cell constantly clog up can spell a lot of trouble. The water clarity in your pool will suffer. But what is the cause of this? The chief cause for your salt water chlorinator clogging up can be due to calcium buildup. This can cause your pool to cloud up and … Read more

13 Reasons Why Saltwater Generator IS Not Working or Generating Chlorine


The saltwater chlorine generator (aka chlorinator or salt generator) in your pool is designed to supply the needed chlorine to sanitize the pool water. If the chlorine generator isn’t producing chlorine or isn’t producing enough chlorine, then something is wrong. Today, we are going to discuss 13 common reasons your saltwater chlorine generator (SWG) isn’t … Read more

Dirt Returning to Pool (Through Jets When Vacuuming or Backwashing)

After spending the afternoon vacuuming and backwashing your pool you notice dirt coming back out through the jets starting to settle at the bottom of the pool. And if you’re like most people, it’s pretty frustrating. Reasons why dirt might return to your pool through the jets during vacuuming or after backwashing include not rinsing … Read more