With the changing of the seasons, soon it’s time to think about getting the pool ready for the summer heat. There are some tips for getting the pool ready for summer in Northern California that will make sure the pool is good to go once it gets hot enough.
When closing up the pool for the winter it should not have been emptied. To begin to clean the pool top off the water levels and make sure the filter is working before it is turned on. In some cases, it may have to be taken apart and cleaned. It is a good idea to clean the cartridge inside and wash it out real good. Sand filters should also be backwashed so that the sand is cleaned. Once the filter is cleaned the water needs to be tested. A water sample can be taken to a professional. They will often test it free of charge. A person
Once the filter is cleaned the water needs to be tested. A water sample can be taken to a professional. They will often test it free of charge tell you the pH and Chlorine levels. You might need to add more chemicals and balance out the water. Chlorine tablets are recommended because the will block the rays of the sun from burning off the chlorine in the pool.
Once the chemicals are adjusted to the proper level it is important to give the water at least a week to clear up. During this time the chlorine levels should be tested to make sure that they are correct. Once the water is clear the cover can be taken off the pool. Remove any debris such as levels or pollen that has accumulated. The pool can then be vacuumed to remove anything from the bottom. Once the pool is clean then the swimming can begin.
This is an easy way to clean a pool and prepare it from the summer time in Northern CCalifornia.It is important to balance out the chemicals before swimming to make sure the pool is safe to use.