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Product Spotlight: AquaSolar Control System from Hayward

In Water Tech by The LeverEdge

By now, you’ve probably heard the news: it’s easy to tap the power of the sun to heat your pool without racking up electricity costs. The technology underpinning solar-powered pool heating systems has been proven for over two decades now. Every year, there are advances made in the efficiency and ease-of-use of these systems. Today, the AquaSolar control system from …

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5 Benefits of Drinking Filtered Water

In Water Tech by The LeverEdge

We all know that staying hydrated is important for our health. While many of us take for granted the clean water we have access to, it’s objective quality is not always front-of-mind. Generally speaking, municipal water systems do a fair enough job of bringing potable water to our taps. However, chances are good that the water you’re drinking could be …

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Pentair’s Powerful SolarTouch and IntelliFlo System

In Residential Solar, Water Tech by The LeverEdge

The world has seen a lot of technological innovation in the past decade. One area where this is especially obvious is with solar pool heating systems. Leading the way in advancements for solar-heated pool equipment is Pentair, a manufacturer of the SolarTouch, IntelliFlo, and IntelliPro lineup. So what’s so great about Pentair’s products, and why are LeverEdge customers raving about …

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How Ultraviolet Water Sterilizers Work

In Equipment Training, Water Tech by The LeverEdge

Protecting your family is one of your highest priorities, and rightly so. With as much as you do every day to keep them safe, it only makes sense to include protecting your water quality as one of your goals. Thankfully, modern technology allows for incredibly simple and easy-to-maintain solutions targeting the elimination of waterborne microorganisms in your drinking water. One …

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What’s So Great about the AquaRite Salt Chlorination System?

In Water Tech by The LeverEdge

When residential pools began cropping up throughout the country in the 1950s, there was really only one way to ensure their sanitization: chemical chlorine. The process of keeping a pool clean required the constant, attentive addition of powdered or brick chlorine at regular intervals. To deal with this, pool owners often stored large quantities of chlorine in a utility closet, …

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3 Key Benefits of a Guardian Solar Water Heating System

In Residential Solar, Water Tech by The LeverEdge

Traditional domestic water heaters use either electricity or natural gas to heat the water you need for cleaning, bathing, and general use. Depending on where you live and the price you pay for electricity or gas, using a traditional water heater can cost as much as $1,000 per year. Guardian solar water heaters use thermal energy harvested from the sun, …

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The Difference Between Water Filters and Softeners

In Water Tech by The LeverEdge

If you’ve been learning about how to enhance your use of water, chances are you’ve come across two commonly used terms: Water Filters and Water Softeners. It might not seem obvious what the difference is between these two important types of water treatment technologies. So, the water professionals at The LeverEdge are here to help by providing some clarity. Water …

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Dry Skin and Hair? Install a Water Softening System!

In Water Tech by The LeverEdge

Are your hair and skin always dry, no matter how many products you use? It could be your home’s water. Hard water not only dries out your skin and hair, but it also causes soap scum, spotty glasses, and more. What is hard water? What can you do about it? Read on for these answers and other reasons you should …