How to make a homemade solar water heater for your swimming pool

Today we are going to learn how to make a solar water heater for our swimming pool ourselvesFor those who have and who don’t, here are some ideas for making a home swimming pool. With this domestic solar water heater, we can heat the water of a small swimming pool easily and inexpensively.

Materials needed.

  • Type T cable.
  • Two 90 ° elbows.
  • Tube size tap.
  • 60 meters of 20mm black polyethylene pipe or similar, if you can recycle it better than better.
  • Plywood 120 x 120 cm.
  • Screws, fixings and black paint.

Solar heating construction scheme.

How to make a homemade solar water heater for your swimming pool

Instructions for manufacturing the home pool heater.

We will first remove the bypass so that part of the filtered water goes to the secondary circuit where we will install our heater, as you can see in the diagram.

How to make a homemade solar water heater for your swimming pool

The base of the radiator will be a 120cm x 120cm plywood board painted black. We’re going to drill a pipe-sized hole in the center. In one of the corners we will make another hole of the same size, and we will have the water inlet and outlet for the radiator.

How to make a homemade solar water heater for your swimming pool
How to make a homemade solar water heater for your swimming pool

We need to introduce the pipe, part of the back of the board, through the outer hole and start drawing circles with the pipe, the more circles we make, the more water we can heat at the same time. We will reach the center of the board and we will take the pipe through the central hole, we will place an elbow to make it easier.

How to make a homemade solar water heater for your swimming pool

The lower part will be connected to the bypass with its shut-off valve after the chlorinator and at the end we will put the necessary pipe from the center of the board to the pool.

How to make a homemade solar water heater for your swimming pool

The radiator can be covered with glass or plastic to increase the temperature, but this is optional.

The radiator should be placed at an angle of 45 °, depending on where we live, so with this angle, make the most of the sun’s rays.

The system is capable of heating the water of a 14,000 liter swimming pool, in sunny weather, between 18 ° C and 22 ° C.

Original material from: Rob A’s Blog (Im).