If you have a swimming pool it needs regular upkeep. So it’s important to know about basic pool maintenance essentials. When you know how your pool works, the best way to care for it, and how to plan for it you’ll be ready to fix any pool problems that may happen.
There are basically three things that need to happen for effective pool care. Circulation, cleaning, and chemistry,
- Pools need to have good water circulation. Still water is gross, nasty, and unsafe. Water is cleaner, clearer, and safer when it’s moving. Proper circulation is key to healthy and safe swimming. Running the pool pump 10 to 12 hours a day will keep the pool safe and clean.
- Have a pool cleaning schedule. Skim, brush and vacuum your pool weekly at a minimum. An automatic pool cleaner can significantly cut your pool cleaning time.
- Balance your water chemistry. The most important to in your bag of water care tricks issue a water testing kit. Understanding what’s in your water is the first step to balancing it. The three most important parts of pool water chemistry are: PH levels, alkalinity, AND sanitizer levels. Once you know these levels you can add chemicals to tweak your water balance. Take your time follow all the directions and know what each chemical does.!
Follow the simple tips for your pool maintenance today!