Richmond Pool Opening

As the swimming season comes around, property owners are quick to remove the cover from their water system, only to be met with an unpleasant surprise. From cloudy water to algae blooms, built up debris and other issues form after months of disuse, your pool system will need an overhaul before anyone can set foot inside. Opening your system means scrubbing out structures, emptying filter baskets and treating water, which can be a time consuming process. When you want to make the most out of the swimming season, call a Puddle pro for your Richmond pool opening and start off on the right foot.

The Right Way to Open Your Pool

As winter turns to spring, pool care becomes a top priority. Instead of just pulling back a winter cover and hopping in, getting your pool back to its former glory requires a multi-step approach. When managing swimming pools, water condition tends to be front and centre but there is much more to cleaning out a water system than meets the eye.

Even though the swim season only lasts a few months, swimming pools require care and attention all year long. When temperatures begin to drop, it is common to close out a pool system. Winterizing plugs, dropping water levels and installing a winter cover are all necessary parts of closing a pool system, and they are all things that should be undone on opening. Ensuring that drain plugs are open and the pump and filter are functional ensures that water is being carried through the system and chemicals are being circulated. In addition to monitoring the chlorine level and balancing pool chemicals, it is important to ensure that you have the right water level. If water was dropped during closing, a simple garden hose can be used to add water again.

After months of sitting stagnant, there is likely quite a bit of debris built up in your pool. It is easy enough to grab a skimmer and scoop clutter from water surfaces but getting rid of sunken items is more difficult. You can vacuum the pool bottom, but these tools are not designed for hard angles or tight corners. Leaving debris against a pool bottom looks awful but also leads to permanent staining to vinyl liners, as well as the need for potential repairs and replacements.

A simple test kit might be enough to help balance chemicals as part of routine pool maintenance practices but after being closed for months, it is important to put the right chemicals to use. Just shocking your pool and cleaning out a pool filter is not enough to get rid of algae and other harmful bacteria. Ditch the test strips and have your water tested by a professional. An expert can put algaecides to good use while checking the pool filter for behind the scenes clogs and blockages, ensuring there is nothing restricting water flow.

Puddle Pool Opening Service: Make the Most of the Swim Season

This year, don’t pull back your pool cover to an unsightly surprise. Planning ahead for warm weather means a quick and efficient opening, so you can dive into clean water as soon as possible. Each member of the Puddle team is local to your area, so we know what you are up against! Timely service and expert results are all part of your Puddle services.

When you want the best results for your water system, our experts provide a multi-step approach that addresses water condition, structural condition and the internal mechanisms that keep things running.

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I have been using Puddle Pool services for several months now and have been very impressed with their approach. They show up as scheduled, give a good summary of what they did and keep our hot tub looking great for a fair price. Highly recommend Mark in Vancouver

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