Swimming Pool Blog

- Natural Pools
  • Is a Natural Pool Right for You?
    mark garcia
    Natural pools are those which use a natural filter of stratified media and aquatic plants to filter the water, without sanitizers, disinfectants, or anything un-natural. Would you like a natural pool in your backyard?
    Monday, April 27, 2015 8:54 AM
  • Using Sphagnum Moss as a Pool Purifier
    Rob Cox
    But the purpose of this article is the use of Peat, or specifically Sphagnum Moss in swimming pool water purification. Although it may not completely replace the need for chlorine or other halogen in your pool water, using Sphagnum Moss inhibits the growth of microbes, including algae and can reduce the chlorine demand.
    Saturday, April 24, 2010 12:16 PM
  • The Latest in Pool Water Filtration………Moss!
    moss moss moss mossBut how and when did people start using it to filter pool and spa water? As the story goes, a guy in Minnesota  with a hot tub always wondered why the lakes up north are so crystal clear. He looked to the ecosystem and thought it must be the moss that grows around the water and acts like a filter. He took some moss and put it into the filter chamber in his hot tub and within 24 hours it was the clearest it has ever been. He was on to something.
    Sunday, October 11, 2009 8:15 PM
  • Natural Swimming Pools ~ a truly Green Pool!
    Dirt, rocks, grass and plants. Everything you don’t want around your pool. Right? Not anymore. Forward thinking, green minded homeowners are using these things to filter and clean their swimming pool water. They're called Natural Pools and they are becoming more and more popular, especially in Europe.
    Sunday, April 05, 2009 6:39 PM