I've been reading that non SWG pool owners can still add some salt to enhance the feel of their water....
When beginning the research and discussion of building our pool 2 years ago, ALL of the builders we met with encouraged us AGAINST a SWG (we originally wanted it) b/c of it's corrosive nature and the fact that we would have and do have a flagstone beach entry and pool decking, water features, etc, etc. They even went so far as to say they no longer even will BUILD a pool if the owner is requesting salt water.
Anywho...to get to my question...if we add "some" salt to the water (as I've been reading makes a non SWG pool have that fresh and clean feel on your skin), will that small amount of salt have the same corrosive properties? We live in an already extremely hard water part of the country and we pretty much HAD to put in a salt water softener to avoid damage to our home piping, etc...the outside water though (of course) does not filter through that softener so it's hard, hard, hard....not sure how much this matters, but I think it contributes to that icky skin feeling and needing to get a thorough shower immediately after getting out of the pool.
Anyone have any expert knowledge on this topic?? Much appreciative!