The information stated within this document is for reference only, and is not intended to be used as a basis for exact pool and pool water maintenance. Please contact us for exact maintenance requirements and to set up a schedule for your specific pool.

OPENING YOUR POOL

  • Remove, clean and store the pool cover
  • Thoroughly clean and vacuum the pool
  • Add water to the desired height at the prescribed rate of 1” (25mm) per hour
  • Test water balance, pH, Calcium Hardness and Total Alkalinity levels
  • Inspect electrical service, filters, skimmers, drains, ladders, diving boards, plugs, gauges, and other important components of the system
  • Lubricate fittings, valves, o-rings, and plugs
  • Inspect tile and grout installations, and clean tiles and skimmer with cleanser
  • Take a sample of pool water to a pool water expert for analysis
  • Clean and inspect pool deck
  • Skim pool water surface and vacuum pool bottom
  • Backwash filter if necessary
  • Shock pool water to breakpoint levels
  • Adopt a routine maintenance program for the season
  • Add algaecide as required
  • Pool Maintenance 2-3 times a week:
  • Empty skimmer and pump basket (may require more frequent cleaning)
  • Vacuum the pool two to three times a week. Brush the sides and bottom of your pool, even if you have an automatic pool cleaner as this will loosen dirt and other particles that may adhere to pool finish.
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