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A Guide To Pool Equipment

Swimming pools are an aesthetic addition to any landscape. If you are a water lover, it can add to the beauty of your home. Nonetheless, swimming pools are complex structures, Installing a swimming pool is not an easy task. That’s why you need to hire best swimming pool contractors in Dubai to do the job for you.

On the one hand, they will design and construct your pool. On the other hand, they will provide you with maintenance services. Better still, you need to have complete information about all the equipment of your pool. So that you can take care of it; and know when there is a fault or they need any repair or replacement. Here’s what you need to know;

Water Pumps:

Your Swimming pool comes with a water pump. It is used to pump the water in and out of the pool. It comes paired with a motor and filters. Your water pump is the wet operation part and is accompanied by the pump basket.


Pumps are made up of different materials. Older ones were made of iron or bronze, however, newly installed pools have hard plastic pumps.

Life Span Of Water Pumps:

The usual life of a pump is 10-12 years. Yes, that’s right, it lasts 3-4 times more than a motor. Nevertheless, water pumps will require regular checkups and maintenance for a longer life span.

Water Filters:

Water filters, as the name suggests, are placed in pools to filter the water of wastes and dirt. When many people are using the swimming pool, it surely gets contaminated. It’s emptying and filling daily is not possible so the filters run to keep the water as clean as possible until its weekly cleanup.

Life Span Of Filters:

You need to get the filter cartridges replaced every 4-6 months by a swimming pool contractor.


Motors are the dry equipment coupled with a pump to escalate water in and out of the pool. One side of the motor is attached to the pump with a shaft. This prevents water from entering the motor.

The other side has an impeller that moves water in and out of the pool. It has two functions:

  1. Suction (pulling out water)
  2. Pressure (pushing in water).

Types Of Motors:

Motors come in two types of technologies that are as follows:

·        Copper Winding:

Copper winding motors are now old-fashioned because they produce a lot of friction and take up more energy.

·        Magnetic Drive:

Modern Swimming pool contractors are using magnetic motors. It produces no friction, thus uses less energy. Both are                          almost the same price but this saves you money in terms of electricity bills, and has a longer life span too.

Life Span Of Motors:

The lifespan of a copper winding motor is 3-5 years whereas a magnetic motor will last up to 6-10 years.

Professional Swimming Pool Contractors Are Just A Call Away:

Now that you know all about pool equipment, it is time to hire a professional general maintenance company in Dubai who will help you in the installation of all this equipment.

We at KABCO furnish your pools with the latest equipment in the market. We also take care of competitive prices so that you get the best while paying less. If you are planning to install a new pool or want to update your old one, just give us a call.