Your swimming pool is a staple to your backyard oasis. It is what brings everything together. During pool parties or a family get together, the kids and adults alike want to take a dip in the pool. Knowing the anatomy of your swimming pool is important. Additionally, that is why it is important to know how a pool pump works and when to replace it. Keep reading to learn which pool pump is best for your swimming pool.

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What are the Different Types of  Pool Pumps?

If you know how your swimming pool works, then you know that your pool pump is the heart of the swimming pool. Your swimming pool pump helps keep your swimming pool water clean. Once the pool water is circulated through the pump and the filter, then you will know that the system has filtered out any debris that might have been in your pool water.

Single Speed Pump

Single speed pumps are basic pool pumps that run on once speed and is constantly running at that single speed.

Dual Speed Pump

Much like the single speed pump, the dual speed pump does the same thing but can operate on two different speeds. There is an option for your swimming pool pump to run on a low and high speed.

Variable Speed Pump

A variable speed pump is the best of the best. It operates on variable speeds, which will result in the precise control of water flow and time of circulation throughout your swimming pool water.

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Why a Variable Speed Pool Pump is Right for You

Energy Efficient

The variable speed pump has the option to change its speed and it can control the flow of water passing through onto the filter. This helps save energy because the variable speed pump will automatically minimize energy. While your pool pump is saving you money on your energy bill, there are multiple utility companies that offer rebates to pool owners. If you exchange your already built in pool pump for an energy efficient on then you can claim a rebate from them.


If you don’t already have swimming pool automation then you are missing out! Think about how easy your life would be if with just one tap of a button on your phone turns on your spa or pool lights. And now if you are out of town or at work, you can take care of your swimming pool maintenance by turning on your variable speed pump right from the pool automation system!

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Contact Premier Pool Service of College Station

Premier Pool Service of College Station can help you will any of your swimming pool maintenance needs. We offer multiple different packages and can assist you will anything you might be having trouble with. Don’t have a swimming pool yet? Our sister company is Premier Pools & Spas. Contact them if you are looking to transform your backyard into the oasis that you have always wanted. Owning a swimming pool is every homeowners dream and can be accomplished with Premier Pools & Spas at your service. Contact us today!

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