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5 Tips to maintain your swimming pool

by BoydOBenjamin about a month ago in product review
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A swimming pool is a great way to beat the summer heat. However, caring for a swimming pool requires regular maintenance.

5 Tips to maintain your swimming pool
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A swimming pool is a great way to beat the summer heat. However, caring for a swimming pool requires regular maintenance. You have to check the water chemistry and you must clean the filter, pump and skimmers. In addition, you must also clean the gutters and the tiles around the pool.The swimming pool maintenance process is not a one time task. In order to keep your pool clean, you must do routine cleaning. Here are the different steps in pool cleaning and how you can use this information to be a better swimmer pool maintenance specialist.

Check your pH balance.

A pH level between 7.2 and 7.8 is ideal for most pools, but it should be checked once every week to ensure that your chlorine is doing its job effectively and that your water doesn't become too acidic from sun exposure or other factors. To check the pH level in your pool, use a test strip or meter (available at most hardware stores).

Clean your pool often.

Cleaning your pool is the best way to keep it looking clean and healthy. The pool should be washed once every two weeks, and the filter changed once a month. If you have an automatic chlorine dispenser, change the cell in this device once a week.

The pool filter needs to be cleaned on a regular basis so that water can flow through it efficiently. This will help prevent bacteria from building up inside of your system and causing issues with odor or algae growth. To clean the filter:

Remove any debris from the inside of your cartridge (or other type of filter) with a net or brush attachment on your hose while draining water out through its hose connection point into an area where there is no standing water; then rinse off excess dirt with fresh water before placing back into position at bottom of basin underneath jet stream (if applicable).

Pour about one cup of bleach into dirty basin (if using chlorine generator). Wait 5 minutes before draining dirty basin again into same area where you drained out earlier step 1 above; then rinse off excess bleach with fresh water before placing back into position at bottom of basin underneath jet stream (if applicable).

Check the amount of chlorine in your pool.

Chlorine is the most important ingredient in keeping your pool clean. Chlorine does a number of different things, but its main function is to kill bacteria and other microbes that are floating around in your water. It also kills bugs and algae, so it's important to keep an eye on the chlorine level before you swim.

Inspect and clean the filters.

Make sure the filters are working properly. If your filter isn't operating efficiently, it won't be able to filter out impurities in the water and may make your pool dirty. Check your filter often to see if there are any tears in it or other damage that could impede its ability to filter properly.

If cleaning isn't enough, replace the filter with a new one. Filters need replacing every so often—each brand is different as far as how long its filters last before they need replaced—so make sure you're aware of when yours should be replaced so you don't risk letting them get too dirty before replacing them!

Remove algae with chlorine, or hire a professional to clean it out.

If you want to remove algae from your pool, you can use chlorine to wipe it out. This is the easiest solution and will keep your water sparkling clear. You can even hire a professional to clean your swimming pool if you don't feel comfortable doing it yourself.

Brush your pool regularly

Brushing your pool regularly is one of the most important steps in maintaining your swimming pool. You should brush the walls, floor and steps with a soft bristle brush to remove dirt and algae. If you have an inground or above ground swimming pool, you can vacuum it with a cleaning device that attaches to your garden hose. You can also use a soft pool brush or vacuum attachment on a pole, but this may not be quite as effective as using a larger machine like those that attach to garden hoses because they don't get into all the nooks and crannies of smaller pools (though they're great for large ones).

Maintaining a pool is not difficult to do if you keep up on it regularly.

When maintaining your swimming pool, you must clean the filter, pump and skimmers. It's also important to check the water chemistry in the pool regularly. You should perform this task at least once a week during spring and summer months and at least once every two weeks during fall and winter months.

Keeping up with these things as often as possible will help ensure that your pool is clean and ready for use when needed!Maintaining a swimming pool is challenging. The water chemistry in a pool can quickly go out of balance and cause the pool to look cloudy and smell bad. The swimming pool filter, pump and skimmers should be cleaned on a regular basis. If you have a pool, we recommend you contact a swimming pool service company to help keep your pool in good condition.

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