Basic Pool Maintenance


Are you a new pool owner or someone who prefers brief, to-the-point explanations? This is the right article for you. Pool maintenance doesn’t have to be overwhelming. When you stick to a schedule and follow these basic pool care tips, your pool will be ready for swimming whenever you are.

As always, if you don’t feel comfortable or don’t want to deal with your pool maintenance- call us at ask the pool guy! We’d be happy to schedule regular maintenance help or to help you understand your pool.

Pool Care 101:

  • Create a routine. Keep your pool care on a weekly and monthly basis.
  • Empty your skimmer baskets regularly.
  • Balance pool water.
  • Backwash your pool’s filters.
  • Keep your pool equipment clean.
  • Vacuum the bottom of your pool when necessary.
  • Test the pool water with test strips or bring in a sample to Ask the Pool Guy.
  • If you have one, clean the salt cell chlorinator.
  • Make sure no repairs are needed on pool equipment such as pumps, filters, chlorinators, and cleaners.

If you have questions or would like someone to walk through this process with you, give us a call! Or read our Ask the Pool Guy book it explains every step above!Book web Res