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Little Measure to Follow for Pool Maintenance

Owning a pool should be fun. A pool is necessary for families with kids and if space allows. Big pool maintenance is no easy task. A pool can develop algae and go green if it is not properly cleaned. It may emit bad smell in case the filter breaks. Is it a simple task to clean a pool on your own? In case of a full-sized pool the answer should be a no. Read on to know the do-it-yourself pool maintenance tips to help you regularly take care of your pool.

The process of skimming should be done going by your location, the time of the year, the backyard, leaves, branches and dead insects because they will float the surface of the pool. Scrub your pool’s sides using chlorine to prevent algae from building up. The term regular in this case is not to mean daily but at least two or three times in a year. The role of the filter basket is to keep pool water clean. So the pool water has to remain clean this filter basket must first be cleaned. While cleaning the filter basket, you will find grime, dirt, leaves, and insects. Filter pipes should be cleaned every month as most pools have the backwash functionality.

Pipes should be cleaned following these steps. The settings of the filter should be on backwash without turning on the pumps. Remove and clean the filter basket. The pumps should be turned on at this point and watch to see if there is one removing unclean water where you should wait until clean water flows through. The cleaning process is done. Chemical levels should be balanced to prevent kids from developing rashes, or for cuts and nicks being infected from the chemicals harshness. A pool will look murky if the chemical amounts are not enough. If the chemicals are imbalanced, the chemicals will smell and can cause irritation of the skin and those with allergies will be affected.

Consult with pool experts on the right guides of chemical balance maintenance and once this is achieved the water will be clear and no chemical odor will smell from the water. If after rain your pool water overflows it means that the chemicals in the pool are imbalanced, a pool testing kit should be used so that the chemicals can be adjusted.

Unless you have a lot of time to do this failing which expert pool cleaners are helpful. Seek help in case filter malfunctions or breakages. To conclude I’m sure you do not want to remember your pool maintenance as hard work instead of remembering your pool due to the fun you have inside.