In states that have freezing temperatures during the off season it’s important to know and understand how to close your pool properly. By properly closing your pool you are ensuring the safety of the pool, equipment, and chemical. Closing a pool can be completed in as little as 9 steps. Steps to winterize an in ground pool:
Step 1: Drain the pool half way and pull the filter drain plug and pump drain plug.
Step 2: Remove equipment and store in an enclosed space or shed.
Step 3: Add one quart of antifreeze to three gallons of water to create one gallon of antifreeze.
Step 4: Add the antifreeze into the skimmer.
Step 5: Install a gizzmo into the skimmer to protect against freeze expansion.
Step 6: Add in the Pool magic Spring and fall one liter bottle for up to 20,000 gallons.
Step 7: Add shock to increase chlorine residual to 3 - 4 ppm
Step 8: Cover the pool with a winter cover, leaf net, or safety cover.
Step 9: Hold the cover down using the water bags or Aqua Bloks.
Pool Closing Pool Closing Chemicals
Pool Closing Chemicals will help you get the pool or spa prepared for closing. This is important when the water is not used for an extended period of time. Chemicals to remove phosphates and staining/scaling as well as clarifiers and shock, help ensure the pool or spa water is in balance. Closing a pool or spa properly increases the chance for a more successful opening for the next season.
Pool Closing Kits
Pool Closing Kits allow any customer to easily buy all the chemicals needed to close the pool for the winter. Our pool closing kits reduce the stress of trying to figure out how much and what chemicals are required for the pool closing.
Leaf Nets allow for large amounts of debris to be removed from the surface of the pool by simply removing the leaf net. They also prevent organic stains caused by leaves resting on the interior surface.
Winterizing Hardware includes everything needed to winterize and close your in ground or above ground pool for the off-season.
Equipment Covers assist in prolonging the life of heaters, heat pumps, and diving boards protecting them from the winter elements.
Pool Cover Pumps
Pool cover pumps reduce the strain of water weight caused by rain and snow on top of your winter cover.
Water Tubes and Weights
Water tubes and weights help secure winter covers and leaf nets so that they are not blown away or displaced from the wind.
Skimmer and Drain Protection
Skimmer and Drain Protection help prevent any moisture or water from freezing in smaller plumbing areas such as the skimmer. Using these products help ensure the pipes will not crack or get damaged from water freezing which can expand in the plumbing. Winter plugs and skimmer covers can also be used to further winterize your in-ground or above ground pool.
Above Ground Seals and Air Pillows
Above Ground Seals and Air Pillows are designed to prolong the life of your pool winter cover. The seal prevents high winds from lifting the winter cover off the pool. The air pillow keeps the winter cover off the surface of the water. This prevents the chemicals in the water from breaking down the cover and to help protect the pool walls from the pressure of freezing.
Safety Cover Anchors and Accessories
Safety Cover Anchors and Accessories allow a safety cover to be securely fastened to the perimeter of the pool. Assisting in preventing unwanted entry into the body of water.
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