The Pentair 460736 MasterTemp 400 has proven itself to be one of the best pool heaters on the market. We’ve recently reviewed the Hayward H400FDN — 400,000 BTU pool heater, if you want to compare the models. The Hayward H400FDN pool heater is more widely used but both are powerful units that can heat your pool quickly. Both are natural gas heaters.
You should know that you won’t find a heater that’s been unanimously named “the best pool heater.” It doesn’t exist. Pool systems are complex and many customers don’t know how to properly maintain their pool equipment and wrongly blame it on the equipment. But that’s another issue which I discuss later. It’s essential that you hire a certified professional to install it correctly.
There are some excellent pool heaters on the market, and the Pentair MasterTemp is one of the them. The Hayward H400FDN is another. [Read more…]