Pentair

Pentair Pool Products manufactures residential and commercial pool filters, pool pumps and pool heaters. They have also gained a stronger presence in the pool cleaner market after acquiring Letro in 2003.

Pentair offers a wide range of pool cleaners. Their product offerings include the popular Kreepy Krauly and Kreepy Krauly Kadet, both automatic suction side cleaners for inground pools. Kreepy Krauly does not need additional equipment (no cords or bags) because it hooks up to a pool's filtering system. Backed with a manufacturers' warranty, Kreepy Krauly vacuums clean the water automatically by moving around the pool in a variety of unsystematic patterns. Kreepy Krauly cleaners start at around $325.

The Legend Platinum, another of Pentair's pool cleaners, is a pressure vacuum for inground pools. It is a fully automatic four-wheel pool cleaner that uses a booster pump for power. It features a large removable sack and all wheel drive for better maneuverability. Prices for the Legend Platinum start at around $450 without the booster. Prices for a booster pump are around $200.

Pentair's product selection also includes sand, DE and cartridge filters for above and inground pools, even spas. Their selection of filters includes the 2000 Series. The Clean and Clear and Clean and Clear Plus are examples of the companies' cartridge filters. Pentair's heat pumps include the Whisperflo and the Ultra-Flow.

Pentair heaters include the MiniMax NT Standard, which is offered in propane and natural gas models is an energy efficient and durable heater that is perfect for a pool/spa combo because it features two thermostats. The MiniMax NT Low NOx series also has energy efficient capabilities and is equipped with a fan system and other engineering achievements so that it meets areas that have NOx emission stipulations.

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