Enjoy More Your Pool by Properly Maintaining It
It is important that your swimming pool undergo a routine pool maintenance so that you can enjoy the facility uninterruptedly and without hassle. A timely and regular maintenance that you will conduct on your swimming pool will ensure it for be safe, clean and hygienic use of your family and yourself. By removing debris, leaves, floating matters, removing of bugs and insects, is one and always a maintenance procedure to be done on your swimming pool. 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.
Note that there are also other maintenance schedules to follow for your pool to keep it sparkling, aside from the regular maintenance of a weekly or fortnightly basis. Thus let us present briefly some of the maintenance steps that you can implement every year in your pool to maintain its clean and functional condition.
It is important to clean the filters of your swimming pool, for this is the component that bears all the dirt, debris and impurities from the water, and thus has to be taken care of to get the maximum performance of the pumps. 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. It is ideal to take a hard look at the filters and pumps every few months, but if this cannot be done for some reasons, at least conduct once a year the filtration cleaning procedure.
Another basic step in maintaining the pool is to clean the filtration system which can be done by back washing the filters with a hose spraying clean water in opposite direction to wash out all the clogged materials.
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. If you leave the stains and slimes at the bottom or sides of your pool unattended, the algae that will develop will make the blue color of your water pool turns into cloudy and ugly.
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.
For the pool water to be considered safe for swimming, it is important to maintain the quality of its water, by having the right ph level and acidity with the use of a test kit.