Know the Basic Maintenance of Your Pool
Owners have to conduct a routine pool maintenance on their swimming pools in order to enjoy its uninterrupted and hassle free service. To ensure a clean and hygienic water and safety of your pool that you and your family can enjoy, a timely and regular maintenance is the answer. A constant and basic maintenance procedure of your swimming pool is the removing of debris, leaves, floating matters, bugs and insects. By performing such routine tasks, you are avoiding to be swimming with garbage, debris and insects in your pool, especially if it is located outside.
Aside from the regular weekly or fortnightly maintenance basis of your pool, there are also maintenance schedules that you should carry out to keep your pool sparkling. To ensure a trouble free swimming experience in your pool, here are some of the maintenance steps that you can observe and follow.
For maximum performance of the pumps, your pool has filters that bear all the dirt, debris and impurities that you have clean, in order to maintain its performance. Know that there will be a slow discharge level of filtration pumps and lesser processing of water with little efficiency if the filters are clogged. Checking out your filters and pumps should be done at least every few months, if not, at least once a year, to carry out the cleaning procedure of the filters.
Describing another basic step of pool maintenance is the cleaning of the filtration system in order to wash out the clogged materials from the filters, and you can do this by back washing the filters with a hose spraying clean water in opposite direction.
To prevent the formation of algae and develop yellow or brown stains on the side walls and floors of your pool, you are to brush and scrub the pool, which means changing the water and cleaning the filtration system regularly is not enough. It is important to attend to stains and other slimes that are collecting at the bottom or sides of the pool, because the algae that will soon developed will turn the blue water into cloudy and ugly looking water.
When necessary to clean the overall areas of your pool, empty the pool of all water completely, and vigorously scrub and brush the concrete or tiles of the pool, using cleaning agents and disinfectant to remove the stains, and let the pool dry completely under the sun.
It is important to maintain the quality of the pool water, and you can do this with the right ph level and acidity to be safe for swimming, with the use of a test kit.