Warmer Weather Is Right Around the Corner…

The time is now to get your pool in tip-top shape for the upcoming swim season! The fist priority is to pull back that cover and turn on the pool pump. The pool may be extremely dirty due to the winter season, and a lot of cleanup may be involved. In a future article, we’ll talk about how to keep the pool from becoming so dirty, or even worse, green! Check those filter gauges, because the needles will rise quickly as the filter works to collect the fine debris that has accumulated in the pool. Be sure to empty the skimmers and strainer basket on the pump. Backwash frequently if you have a sand filter! The longer the pump runs, the quicker you will see results, as the water clarity steadily improves. What about the water chemistry? We’ll talk about that next…

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