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. 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.
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. 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. Be aware of the condition that once the filters are clogged, there is a slow discharge level of filtration of the pump thereby processing lesser water and with less efficiency. 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.
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.
Brushing and scrubbing the walls and floorings of your pool is part of your maintenance in order to prevent algae formation, or yellow and brown stains appearances, on top of changing of water or cleaning your filtration system. These stains and slimes on the bottom or walls of your pool will make the blue water of your pool turns cloudy and ugly if left unattended.
If you need to clean the overall flooring of the pool, empty the pool completely of its water, and scrub and brush vigorously, using also cleaning agents and disinfectant, to remove the yellow stains, and then 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.