We all love swimming in the pool, especially in the summer, but nobody likes pool maintenance. It is about an aesthetic issue and health since if we do not keep our pool clean, it can become a source of infections.
To avoid this, we must carry out some actions that help us keep it clean throughout the year. In this article, we explain some tips for pool maintenance.
Read also: How to Clean a Plastic Pool.
First of all, it should be noted that to carry out a pool’s maintenance and its water. We can choose a meaning company’s services or choose to company’s service with the appropriate products and tools.
Likewise, you should know that the pool’s maintenance must be carried out throughout the year, regardless of whether the pool is being used or not. Even in winter, some considerations should be taken into account.
One of the most used treatments to keep the pool in perfect condition is from chemical products, disinfecting and keeping the water in optimal cleaning conditions.
In this way, you must ensure that the water’s pH levels (acidity or alkalinity value) are adequate to avoid the proliferation of algae or damage to the facilities. To do this, you must use a pH controller and keep the level between 7 and 7’8.
Also, the chlorine will help you keep the pool with clean and transparent water and free of microorganisms. Although the amount of chlorine to be diluted is a function of many parameters (size, heat, rain, etc.), as a guide, we could say that it will be enough to dilute 20 grams of chlorine for every 15 cubic meters of water, every five or six days.
The algaecide may help prevent the onset of these aquatic plants that are unpleasant in the pools. You should also control the calcium hardness to avoid the water becoming corrosive if it is shallow in calcium or flakes if it has too much calcium.
On the other hand, you must keep the skimmer bag clean to guarantee freshwater circulation and remove the leaves or any dirt that has fallen into the pool using a net.
In addition to maintaining the pool water, it will be necessary to care for and clean the bottoms and walls. This process can be done with a manual pool cleaner or with an automatic robot.
Adapted and translated by The Cop Cart Staff