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Tips and Tricks of Winterizing Your Pool

Published: 30th November 2019 10:16

Winter is around the corner. It comes with lots of fun activities. But at the same time, it can spell doom to your pool and spa. So, what are you going to do? Remember, temperatures are going to hit freezing points. Pipes are likely to burst. It will never be the same for your pool again—especially if you are not equipped with the right winterizing techniques.  Remember, you have invested a lot of money in that pool of yours. So, watching it getting destroyed by the effects of winter is only going to make matters worse. That’s why you need to learn how to deal with wither and save your pool and spa. The following information contains the steps that will help you save your pool and spa.

Check the Filters

Before the swimming season is over, check the filters. Then consider cleaning it. Alternatively, you can replace the filter system. Look at the cartilages. Be sure to purchase the right pool and spa filters. Pool + Spa Reviews will help you learn how to choose the best filters for your system. Learn how to clean that cartilage filter. Reload your diatomaceous earth filter. Conduct proper monthly pool maintenance. Be sure to backwash everything to precision. Clean your pool before winter sets in. Don’t welcome the winter with a dirty pool. It will give you a hard time maintaining it. Plus, if your area is characterized by freezing temperature, consider using air compressors to drain the filter, pump, as well as a heater.

Skim, Scoop, Brush

Of course, the pool won’t be used during the winter. However, it’s important to skim and scoop up the leaves regularly. This will help remove things like dirt as well as any organic matter that may have fallen into the waters. So, don’t ignore your pool during this winter. Dirt will build up and make your pool a pathetic place to spend time when it wither is over. Also, ignoring your pool will give you a hard time cleaning it after the winter is gone.

Control the Chemicals

Checking your pool chemistry is important. So, consider using a testing strip to check the pool chemistry. It’s easy to use the strip. Start by dipping one strip into the pool water. Then make a comparison between the color of the strops and that of the chart container.  Look at the chlorine levels. Don’t forget the PH and alkalinity. If you establish that any of these parameters are out of range, consider contacting your pool maintenance service provider.

Store the Accessories

Pool accessories are important. So, store then in a clean, dry place, Ensure that the storage room is at room temperature. Things like chlorine tablets containers, skim baskets, as well as poles should be handled with care. Store the brushes properly.

The Bottom-Line

Don’t let the idea of maintaining your pool and spa during winter pin you down. Use the above tips and keep your pool clean and fresh during the winter. Remember, the winter period can damage the pipes. So, learning how to maintain it is very important.

 


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