Your pool motor is one of the most important pieces of equipment for your pool. It is necessary for keeping the water in the pool clean and sanitary.
Calling on Tropic Island Pools to repair or replace your pool pump motor is a necessity when the motor shows signs and symptoms of wear and tear.
How do you know when to replace or repair your pump motor?
In most cases, you will find that the cost of replacing the pool motor is actually lower than the cost of repairing the current malfunctioning motor.
Homeowners often find that what starts out as a simple bearing replacement quickly escalates when they realize the shaft is broken. Avoid this frustration by calling Tropic Island Pools in Westlake to repair or replace the motor on your pool pump.
If your pool motor is not operating at 100%, it is costing you money in energy use. Consider replacing your existing pool motor if it several years old, or if it continues to have problems after being repaired.
Pool motor installation is best done by a professional from Tropic Island Pools in order to ensure that installation doesn’t damage the equipment.
Finally, the Department of Energy is requiring that all new pools be equipped with a variable speed motor. It is expected that they will soon require that all pool motors be upgraded.
At Tropic Island Pools our pool motor installation technicians are licensed to do work in Westlake. You can trust that your pool motor installation will be done correctly and safely.
If your pool motor is humming or whirring, then the motor’s bearings are worn. This is the most common motor failure. Once the bearings become worn, they start to vibrate and corrode. Replacing the bearings is a relatively simple repair process.
If the impeller is clogged it will not operate properly. As long as the impeller is not broken or misshapen, then you can repair it. Repair the impeller by disassembling it and clearing it of any debris and inspecting all the parts. If any part is damaged or bent, then you will need to replace the impeller.
Pool motor repair does require some technical knowledge, so if you are not mechanically inclined you should call on Tropic Island Pools for prompt and reliable repair service.
What size pool motor is best for my pool?
Contact Tropic Island Pools for the best answer to this question. The size of your pool, its shape and its construction must all be considered when determining the best size pool motor.
Should I get a single speed pool motor, or a variable speed one?
Current Department of Energy recommendations state that a variable speed pool motor will save energy. Those DOE recommendations are becoming requirements in 2021. It is a fact that variable speed motors use less electricity than single speed pool motors.