Spring Cleaning

pool netIf you live in a cold climate, wait until all the ice on the ground has melted.

  • Connect the backflow device and the skimmer to the filter.
  • Reset the water level.
  • Restart the filter.
  • Clean the pool bottom.
  • Check the water pH level - ideally between 7.2 and 7.8.
  • Add chlorine to the water (best to do after the sun has set).
  • After several days of running the filter, add a stabilizer to the pool water.
  • Add algaecide to prevent algae formation.
  • Begin regular pool maintenance.


  • Do not drain the water completely from your pool unless absolutely necessary.
  • Do not leave the pool empty for a long period of time and avoid exposing an empty pool to direct sunlight.
  • Check all bolts and screws every year to ensure they are in good condition.