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BASIC POOL OPENING CHECKLIST

The information stated within this document is for reference only, and is not intended to be used as a basis for exact pool and pool water maintenance. Please contact us for exact maintenance requirements and to set up a schedule for your specific pool.

● Remove, clean and store the pool cover
● Thoroughly clean and vacuum the pool
● Add water to the desired height at the prescribed rate of 1” (25mm) per hour
● Test water balance, pH, Calcium Hardness and Total Alkalinity levels
● Inspect electrical service, filters, skimmers, drains, ladders, diving boards, plugs, gauges, and other important components of the system
● Lubricate fittings, valves, o-rings, and plugs
● Inspect tile and grout installations, and clean tiles and skimmer with cleanser
● Take a sample of pool water to a pool water expert for analysis
● Clean and inspect pool deck
● Skim pool water surface and vacuum pool bottom
● Backwash filter if necessary
● Shock pool water to breakpoint levels
● Adopt a routine maintenance program for the season
● Add algaecide as required
● Pool Maintenance 2-3 times a week
● Empty skimmer and pump basket (may require more frequent cleaning)
● Vacuum the pool two to three times a week. Brush the sides and bottom of your pool, even if you have an automatic pool cleaner as this will loosen dirt and other particles that may adhere to pool finish.


18 SEPTEMBER 2018 | BY RICKY FRANKLIN


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