Maintainers Tips for The Average Joe


What Pool Maintenance Should You Conduct to Your Pool

It is important that your swimming pool undergo a routine pool maintenance so that you can enjoy the facility uninterruptedly and without hassle. To ensure a clean and hygienic water and safety of your pool that you and your family can enjoy, a timely and regular maintenance is the answer. The constant and essential procedure in maintaining your swimming pool is the removal of debris, leaves, floating matters, removal of bugs and insects. By performing such routine tasks, you are avoiding to be swimming with garbage, debris and insects in your pool, especially if it is located outside.

Aside from the regular weekly or fortnightly maintenance basis of your pool, there are also maintenance schedules that you should carry out to keep your pool sparkling. To ensure a trouble free swimming experience in your pool, here are some of the maintenance steps that you can observe and follow.

Know that the filters of a swimming pool absorb all the dirt, debris and impurities of the water and thus have to be taken care of so that you will get the maximum performance of your pumps. Note that if the filters of the pool is clogged, the discharge ability of the filtration pumps would start dropping and thus there is less efficiency in the processing of water. It is ideal to take a hard look at the filters and pumps every few months, but if this cannot be done for some reasons, at least conduct once a year the filtration cleaning procedure.

Another basic step in maintaining the pool is to clean the filtration system which can be done by back washing the filters with a hose spraying clean water in opposite direction to wash out all the clogged materials.

To prevent the formation of algae and develop yellow or brown stains on the side walls and floors of your pool, you are to brush and scrub the pool, which means changing the water and cleaning the filtration system regularly is not enough. If you leave the stains and slimes at the bottom or sides of your pool unattended, the algae that will develop will make the blue color of your water pool turns into cloudy and ugly.

If you need to clean the overall flooring of the pool, empty the pool completely of its water, and scrub and brush vigorously, using also cleaning agents and disinfectant, to remove the yellow stains, and then let the pool dry completely under the sun.

For the pool water to be considered safe for swimming, it is important to maintain the quality of its water, by having the right ph level and acidity with the use of a test kit.

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