Maintaining your pool is rewarding but it can also be a little tedious. There are some simple ways to keep your pool sparkling clean without making the job harder on yourself. Let’s dive into these practical tools you can use to keep your pool clean. Just be sure to take into account the size of the pool you’re maintaining.
Pool covers are great for keeping grass, leaves, and other debris out of your pool when it’s not being used. They are simple to use and come in sizes that can fit almost any pool. If you’re away travelling, or know your pool won’t be used for awhile, then a pool cover can save you a lot of work.
Choosing the right filter for your pool can greatly affect how well you maintain your pool. There are several types of filters that you can choose from to help you keep dirt and debris out of your pool.
Diatomaceous Earth Filter
This type of pool filter must have diatomaceous earth added once per season and must be cleaned once a year and inspected for damage.
This filter runs on the same principles of backwash as the DE filter. It must be cleaned once per season at the very least.
These filters involve a cleaning process that is slightly more intensive. In fact, you may want to have a second filter on hand for use while the filter needing to be cleaned soaks for 12 hours.
Utilising the right chemicals in the right amounts can make maintaining the water pH in your pool much more efficient. When the pH of your pool’s water is imbalanced, not only will your pool’s water look cloudy or dirty, but pool water can also lead to agitation for your guests. Be sure to use the appropriate amounts of chlorine and algaecide, and also shock your pool regularly to keep your pool water sparkling.
The skim net is the perfect tool to use to catch large pieces of debris. It can be attached to a long pole, which can reach towards the centre of the pool. This is a great way to catch anything dirtying up your pool while it’s in use.
Now that you know a little more about different pool maintenance tools, you can create a regimen that will help you keep your pool sparkling clean.