The Beginner’s Guide to

Little Measure to Follow for Pool Maintenance

It is fun owning a pool. A pool is almost a requirement for families with kids if you have space. Maintaining a big pool is not easy. A pool can develop algae and go green if it is not properly cleaned. It will even smell in case a filter breaks. However is it easy to clean it on your own? If the pool is full-sized the answer is no. This article seeks to discuss the steps one can follow to maintain and take care of their pool regularly.

You will have to do skimming daily failing which the surface of the pool will float with leaves, branches, and dead insects, moreover your location, backyard and time of the year should all dictate this. Scrub your pool’s sides using chlorine to prevent algae from building up. When we say regular it does not mean daily however at least two or three times in a month. The filter basket is responsible for keeping the water clean. So this filter basket should be kept clean so that the water in the pool can remain clean. You will find grime, dirt, leaves, and insects in there. Cleaning filter pipes should be done monthly because most pools have the backwash functionality.

Pipes should be cleaned following these steps. Without turning on the pipes the filter settings should be at the backwash. Remove and clean the filter basket. Turn on the pumps and see the one removing waste, wait until the water is clean. T he pools is now clean. Balancing the chemical levels in your pool are important so that kids do not have rashes, or cuts and nicks are infected due to the harshness of the chemicals is important. In case of insufficient chemicals in a pool will make the waters to look murky. In case of improper balance the chemicals will smell and can irritate the skin especially for those with allergies.

There will be no chemical odor in the water, the water will look clean after the chemicals are balanced however a pool expert can be consulted for professional advice. In case the water in your pool overflows after some rain it means that the pool chemical balance is wrong and the water has to be tested using a pool testing kit so that the chemicals can be accordingly adjusted to reach the right levels.

Pool cleaners are very handy in regular pool cleaning especially if you don’t have all the time. Seek help in case filter malfunctions or breakages. Lastly, nobody wants to think of their pool and remember the hard work to be done instead of the fun activities involved.