» The heater is designed to work with pools 15 feet in diameter and smaller (Model HT30220/HT30221). The heater should be connected after the filter pump, so only filtered water passes through the unit. The INTEX electric pool heater is compatible with all pool chemicals, such as chlorine.
» No, the INTEX electric pool heater comes with a thermostat that makes sure the maximum water temperature does not become too hot.
» Your pool can be easily emptied and stored in a safe place during the winter. However, many people choose to leave their pool up year round. In areas where freezing temperatures occur, there is risk of ice damage. It is recommended to drain, disassemble and store the pool in a safe place when temperatures drop below 32 degrees Fahrenheit. See "How To Drain Your Pool" section.
Clean pool water thoroughly (If Easy Set Pool make sure the top ring is properly inflated).
Remove the skimmer (if applicable) or any accessories attached to the threaded strainer connector. Replace strainer grid if necessary. Be sure all accessories parts are clean and completely dry before storage.
Plug the Inlet and Outlet fitting from the inside of the pool with the plug provided (sizes 10' and 12'). Close the Inlet and Outlet Plunger Valve (15', 18', and 24').
Remove the ladder (if applicable) and store in a safe place. Be sure the ladder is completely dry before storage.
Remove the hoses that connect the pump and filter to the pool.
Add appropriate winter chemicals. Consult your local pool dealer as different regions vary greatly.
Cover pool with Intex Pool Cover. IMPORTANT: INTEX POOL COVER IS NOT A SAFETY COVER.
Clean and drain pump, filter housing and hoses. Remove and discard old filter cartridge (keep a spare cartridge available for next season).
Bring pump and filter parts indoors and store in a safe and dry area, preferably heated.
STORING POOL FOR WINTER
After draining pool, dry pool liner completely (100%). Sprinkle talcum powder on liner to prevent vinyl from sticking together and to absorb any water you may have missed.
Roll pool liner to avoid creases and relocate to storage area. Place it in original carton if you saved it.
Keep all small parts together with filter pump, manual, and pool, and then place in an area that will remain at room temperature throughout the storage season.
» The cost of running your heater depends on the price of your electricity. To estimate your operation cost: take your price per kilowatt hour (KWH), and multiply it by the power draw of the heater [3.0 (Model HT30220) or 2.8 (Model HT30221)] - this equals the cost of heating your pool for an hour.
» Water condition varies from country to country, states, region, and within specific zones and areas. In some regions the water could be "hard water", this is because the water contains excessive minerals, such as calcium and magnesium, thus causing the water to adopt a milky color. Check your local pool supply store for advice on water treatment and balance.
» Yes, simply connect the filter pump outlet hose to the heater inlet and heater outlet to the pool. The INTEX electric pool heater has a built-in GFCI/RCD plug, so you can plug into a normal receptacle.
» A PVC or silicon based glue for repairing camping mats, tents, shoes, inflatable boats, etc are suitable for INTEX pools.
» Yes, in some cases certain types of hardy grass such as Bermuda or St. Augustine can grow through the liner. Before setting up your pool, it is recommended that you clear the area of these types of hardy grasses. INTEX will not be held responsible for grasses that may grow through the ground cloth and / or pool liner, as this is not a manufacturing defect. A ground cloth or tarp may be helpful in preventing this from occurring.
» It is recommended that you use only one pool heater, the use of multiple heaters increases the power demand on your household current increasing the risk of fire. The INTEX electric pool heater is designed to meet the need of a round INTEX pools 15 feet in diameter and smaller (Model HT30220/HT30221).
» Empty the pool, use a soft brush, mild detergent and water to remove algae stains from the pool liner. Thoroughly rinse and dry before refilling or storage.
» Excessive use of pool chemicals can cause the color of the inside wall printing to fade away faster, like a heavy chlorinated public swimming will cause a bathing suit color to fade
» Yes. This heater works with the INTEX saltwater system model CS/8110/8111/8220/8221.
NOTE: This Heater does not work with INTEX saltwater system model 6110/6220.
» Processing time is approximately 3 business days from the date we receive the product. It is then shipped by Fed EX Ground from Long Beach CA. Therefore, transit time will be determined by your location. (for U.S & Canada only)
» See attached specification
Note: Make sure your power outlet rating exceeds the combined current draw for all accessories plugged in to that outlet. Do not use extension cord. Make sure the GFCI or RCD plug fit tightly and securely into the power outlet socket. If you are not sure contact a qualified electrician. Failure to do so may result in overheated plug and/or fire hazard.
» Yes. Intex will accept replacement part orders, accessory orders, and warranty questions from Canadian consumers. For replacements on items other than Above Ground Pools and specific airbeds, please refer back to the original place of purchase. To order replacement parts please call 800-234-6839 or go to www.intexcorp.com.
» No, a GFCI/RCD is pre-installed in the unit. The heater must be plugged into a power outlet receptacle rated:
16 ampere or more for Model HT30220
13 ampere or more for Model HT30221
» Orders are shipped within 2-3 business days once the order is placed. Orders will be shipped by regular mail or Fed EX (depending on the size of the order). Therefore, transit time will be determined based on your location and shipping method.
» Water passes by the heating element and returns to the pool continuously, this steadily warms the water.
» Yes. It is strongly recommended that you use a pool cover when heating the pool. Covers offer protection against heat loss due to surface evaporation, by reducing this evaporation loss, pool covers are very effective in maintaining the temperature of the pool (Solar Covers do this best). They also aid in keeping the pool clean, thereby lowering the need for chemicals and filter maintenance.
» No, to insure your safety do not operate the heater when the pool is in use or occupied.
» If your e-mail address was provided at the time the order was placed, and your order was shipped by Fed EX, you will receive an e-mail confirmation with the tracking number. You can then go to the Fed EX website to track the package.
» Uninstall the heater from the circulation line and place on a cool and dry place for 24 hours then try again, if the problem remains, please contact INTEX Service Center.
» Yes, INTEX electric pool heater is an automatic heating system. You only need to connect it to your pool and switch it on.
» No. The heater is designed to operate in temperatures between 63 Fahrenheit (17 Celsius) and 95 Fahrenheit (35 Celsius).
» No. The INTEX electric pool heater is designed for small residential above ground pool use only.
» Yes. INTEX electric pool heater has four built-in sensors and a GFCI/RCD plug to ensure your safety. The unit also complies with ETL and TUV safety standards (TUV and ETL approved).
» No. Our system does not accept COD (Cash on delivery) or check. We only accept Visa, Mastercard, American Express and Discover credit cards. Pre-paid credit cards can be used if they are from one of these four companies.(for U.S & Canada only)
» The INTEX electric pool heater requires little or no maintenance. However, regular maintenance of the pool and its filtration system is crucial.