How To Prepare To Close Your Pool For Fall

Fall is here. It’s time to close that outdoor swimming pool. Sunrise Premiere is here to help by giving you a few pointers on how to close your pool quick and easy.

Before you close your pool, you need to do a few important tasks to make sure your pool is in great shape for summer. Here is what you’ll need to do:

-The 5 days before you close your pool, change the water balance to pH 7.2-7.6, Alkalinity 80-120 ppm and the Calcium Hardness to 180-220 ppm.

-Shock the pool with chlorine or a non-chlorine shock. You should use 1 pound of chlorine or non-chlorine shock for every 10,000 gallons of water. The chlorine level should go back to 1.0-3.0 ppm before adding any winter algaecide.

-Reduce your water intensity in the pool by using a submersible pump or a filter pump. You should reduce the water level by 12” to 18” below the skimmer, also known as the mesh covers. If you have a floating cover, reduce by 3”-6” below the tile. If you have an in-ground or above ground vinyl lined pool, you’ll never have to worry about lowering water level for an Aquador skimmer cover.

-Any filtering, heating, pumping or chlorinating equipment should be drain to prevent your pool from freezing and cracking.

If you need help with pool maintenance or need swimming pool equipment, come see what Sunrise Premiere Pool Builders has to offer.

Sunrise Premiere Pool Builders LLC does not only install new pools and do pool renovations but provides pool services and supplies of automatic cleaners, automatic covers & mesh covers, pumps & filters, Chemicals, Special lighting systems, salt generating systems, heaters, and pool toys. We will transform your pool environment into a private oasis. Check out our offers.

If you have any questions about pool renovations or need installments, contact Sunrise Premiere Pool Builders LLC. By calling 410-349-3852 or clicking here today!

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