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Polaris PAG100T Forza 100 Above Ground Pump w/ 3' Twist-Lock Cord 1.0HP

Original price $429.00 - Original price $429.00
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$429.00
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Current price $429.00

The Polaris Forza™ pump for above-ground pools provides powerful operation to keep pool water moving through your filtration system. Designed for d...

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Original price $429.00 - Original price $429.00
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$429.00
$429.00 - $429.00
Current price $429.00

Polaris PAG100 Forza 100 Above Ground Pump w/ 3' Cord 1.0HP

Original price $429.00 - Original price $429.00
Original price
$429.00
$429.00 - $429.00
Current price $429.00

The Polaris Forza™ pump for above-ground pools provides powerful operation to keep pool water moving through your filtration system. Designed for d...

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Original price $429.00 - Original price $429.00
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$429.00
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Current price $429.00

Polaris PB4-60 Booster Pool Pump 0.75HP

Original price $479.99 - Original price $479.99
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The PB4-60 booster pump delivers the best combination of high-performance power, quiet operation, and durability. Always power your Polaris pool c...

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Original price $479.99 - Original price $479.99
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Pool Pumps & Pump Motors

A pool pump serves a crucial function in maintaining the cleanliness and circulation of water in a swimming pool. Its primary purpose is to circulate water through the pool's filtration system, which helps to keep the water clean, clear, and free of debris. Here's how a pool pump functions and its key roles:

  1. Circulation: The pump draws water from the pool through an intake or skimmer, then pushes the water through the pool's filtration system. This circulation process helps to evenly distribute chemicals and heat throughout the pool, preventing stagnant areas where debris and contaminants can accumulate.
  2. Filtration: As the water is circulated through the pool's filtration system, it passes through filters that capture particles, debris, and contaminants such as leaves, dirt, and bacteria. This process helps maintain water clarity and hygiene by removing unwanted materials from the pool.
  3. Chemical Distribution: Pool chemicals such as chlorine, necessary to sanitize the water and prevent the growth of algae and bacteria, are distributed more effectively when the water is constantly moving. The pump helps ensure these chemicals are evenly dispersed throughout the pool.
  4. Preventing Algae Growth: Stagnant water is a breeding ground for algae growth. By constantly circulating the water, the pump prevents the buildup of algae, which can lead to cloudy water and other water quality issues.
  5. Heat Distribution: If your pool is heated, the pump contributes to distributing heated water evenly throughout the pool. This helps maintain a consistent water temperature and ensures that the heated water is not concentrated in one area.
  6. Preventing Stagnation: Stagnant water can attract insects and create an environment conducive to the growth of harmful microorganisms. A properly functioning pool pump prevents water stagnation, creating a healthier and more inviting swimming environment.
  7. Aeration: The movement of water created by the pump also helps to aerate the pool, introducing oxygen into the water and promoting better water chemistry.

In summary, a pool pump is essential for maintaining a swimming pool's overall health and cleanliness. It promotes water circulation, filtration, and the distribution of chemicals, which collectively contribute to clear, clean, and safe pool water for swimmers to enjoy.