Before closing your pool for the season, going on holiday, or just when you know you won’t be using it for a few weeks, simply run through the below tasks.

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.


  • Test and adjust Calcium Hardness
  • Test and adjust for Total Dissolved Solids
  • Test the total alkalinity, which should be in the range of 120-150 ppm.
  • Chemically clean the filter
  • Visually inspect tile, grout, sealant, and other exposed elements of pool
  • Conduct Langelier Saturation Index evaluation and adjust as necessary
  • Test your salt levels if you have a saltwater pool
  • If you have a vinyl liner – check for holes and tears and make any needed repairs as soon as possible
  • If you have a concrete or fiberglass pool, check for cracks
  • Check the seals in your motor and pump
  • Check all handrails, steps and other safety equipment to be sure that it’s in proper working order
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