Potential Maintenance Issues for Your Pool
Posted By MyGuy
Enjoy peace of mind knowing that your pool not only looks great, but is
safe to swim in this summer.
The warmer temperatures of spring are here and it is time for all pool
owners to quickly evaluate potential maintenance issues needed before
it is too late and too hot!
As water evaporates from your pool, it leaves behind all the calcium and
minerals found in water. In time this will cause calcium levels high enough
to create staining and deposits in the pool and will eventually make it
very difficult to keep you chemicals balanced and the water clear. Pools
typically need to be drained every 3-4 years (sometimes more often) and
it needs to be done when the daytime temperatures are below 80-85 degrees.
If you are already noticing staining and/or discoloration on the pool
surface, an acid wash is the answer. Get your tile or water line area
cleaned while the pool is empty and enjoy a swimming season with a bright,
It will be important for pool owners to have their equipment checked and
yearly maintenance done on:
- cleaning equipment
Filters need to be cleaned and free of imperfection for the crystal clear
pool everyone loves.
Old, dried o-rings will cause leaks that will inhibit proper circulation
of the water and eventually will damage the equipment and incur costly repairs.
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