How to Get Your Pool Ready for Winter

Publication date : Sunday, April 27th, 2014

The winter season is almost here, and now is the ideal time to make sure that your pool is ready for cooler temperatures. By performing winter maintenance and repairs on your pool or spa, you will make sure that your pool is in great condition when you are ready to use it again after the weather warms up. If you are wondering about seasonal maintenance for your pool, here are some ways to get your pool ready for the winter.

Clear the Pipelines and Filter
If you live in an area that experiences freezing temperatures, it is important to make sure that your pool pipelines and filter are clean and clear for the upcoming winter. Your pipelines are the system that provides your pool with fresh running water, and your filter treats this water before it enters the pool. Before winter sets in, you may want to remove all of the water from your pipelines and filters.

Shock Your Pool Water
To prepare your pool for the winter season, it is essential to shock your pool with the correct chemistry. Essentially, shocking is a term that describes adding extra chlorine to your pool water. When you shock your pool, you will remove any contaminants and create a water environment that is completely clean.

Install a Pool Cover
An appropriate pool cover is a must for any pool owner during the winter season. When you install a pool cover, you will have the option of choosing either a tube and tarp cover or a safety cover. Ideally, your pool cover should be securely fastened to your pool, and should also block out as much light as possible.

At Paradise Pools and Spas, our pool repair experts can help you prepare your pool for the winter season. Our Jackson pool dealership offers a complete range of expert pool and spa maintenance services, and we can also help you design and install a brand new pool. Call us at (888) 928-0360 to schedule a maintenance appointment for your pool today.

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