Is there anything more naturally blissful than summer in the sun? Around the world, the love of sun-drenched days and summertime is one of the great constants, especially in places close to the equator where the sun is especially prominent. Sunlight has been shown time and again to have a positive influence on our psychology: we’re programmed, in a sense, to love the sun.
That said, too much of a good thing can be a bad thing, or at least somewhat unwelcome, as can be the case with that sweltering overabundance of heat that comes from the heat waves which characterise the high points of summer. That’s why you’ll want a way to cool down during those long hot summer months, and there’s no better way to do that than with a quality pool. Even so, however, while going for a swim, chances are that you’re going to want that pool heated. Here are a few tips and tricks when it comes to purchasing quality pool heaters.
The Many Benefits of Pool Heaters
Let’s start at the beginning—why should you purchase pool heaters in the first place? That may seem like a silly question, but anyone who ever swims in the ocean or sea might well wonder why swimming in your own controlled water source should require a special heater. The answer lies in that very word, controlled. Natural water sources are, by definition, not controlled, at least not as strictly and as regulated as are human-maintained water sources. Water is one of the key ingredients to life as we know it. Where there’s water, there’s life, in all shapes and sizes, including and, indeed, especially on the microscopic level. Bacteria can run rampant in uncontrolled water sources, which is why you’ll want to treat any pool you buy with chlorine and pool cleaning agents and, yes, have it properly heated.
Then there’s the fact that swimming pool heaters simply make the experience more enjoyable. Sure, one of the main incentives for owning a pool is having a means by which to cool off on a hot day, but having no heater whatsoever is a surefire way to ensure that your water will be at a temperature which is generally too cool for comfortable human use. That’s hardly the kind of climate you want when entertaining guests, making pool heaters absolutely essential towards that end.
Ordering a Quality Pool Heater
So, what should you look for when ordering a quality pool heater? For one thing, you’re going to want to check if the heater in question is intended for domestic or commercial use, and order accordingly. In addition, you’ll also want to check such features as its optimal KW range, ambient air operating range, the kind of material it’s made from, the warranty length, and of course, the typical heating range.
Plan ahead and order the kind of pool heater that’s sure to make your pool parties the splash of the season.