NEWS

CLOSING YOUR POOL CHECKLIST

Before closing your pool for the season, going on holiday, or just when you know you won’t be using it for a few weeks, simply run through the below tasks.
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.

● Test and adjust Calcium Hardness
● Test and adjust for Total Dissolved Solids
● Test the total alkalinity, which should be in the range of 120-150 ppm
● Chemically clean the filter
● Visually inspect tile, grout, sealant, and other exposed elements of pool
● Conduct Langelier Saturation Index evaluation and adjust as necessary
● Test your salt levels if you have a saltwater pool
● If you have a vinyl liner – check for holes and tears and make any needed repairs as soon as possible
● If you have a concrete or fiberglass pool, check for cracks
● Check the seals in your motor and pump
● Check all handrails, steps and other safety equipment to be sure that it’s in proper working order


5 OCTOBER 2018 | BY RICKY FRANKLIN


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