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The Importance of Weekly Pool Maintenance

Lora Davis

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Swimming can be a lot of fun especially when the weather is a lot hot or you have good company; talk about having a mini vacation without travelling too far away. However, it doesn’t matter what you will be trying to celebrate but when you discover that the pool is dirty, you will not want to look at the pool and much more the water itself. It is an open secret that a dirty pool can easily cause water borne diseases apart from being an unfavorable sight to behold. For health as well as aesthetic reasons, regular pool cleaning is recommended.

Whether you are a homeowner or a business owner with a public pool, it is possible that you will always have people asking to use your pool. This informs the importance of looking for a weekly swimming pool maintenance service; there are a number of service providers in most localities where people have swimming pools. Pool service companies provide a number of important services that include netting and brushing, emptying of baskets, routine chemical checks and balancing, vacuuming when it is required, timer adjustments and periodic controls, equipment checks for any leaks, salt cell systems and cleaning of salt cells all of which are done as an important part of the weekly pool maintenance plan. Such a plan works well during periods when the pool is busy but at other times such as winter you may want to adopt a bi-weekly or monthly plan.

This is especially important for businesses that have pools because you want to make sure that you are running a sustainable business; always have a system where the quality of water in your pool is checked on a regular basis. Areas that have hard water will always experience a decreased efficiency in their pool equipment in addition to a buildup of spots and stains that are quite hard to remove especially on the surface and fixtures. Reliable pool service companies will provide drain and fill services where they completely empty the pool, clean the whole surface, refill the pool before restarting the system; this is a good practice that will bring your pool back to a good working condition that is a good restarting point.

There are times when you get up one morning and discover that your pool has broken down at one point or another; the best thing to do during such a time is to make sure that you have a reputable pool service company that you can call immediately to fix the problem. It is extremely dangerous to let your family or customers to swim in a pool that is damaged of broken down at some point. However, when you have a weekly pool maintenance service, the chances are slimmer that you will have any major breakdowns to deal with that would not have been nipped at the bud.

About the author: This article is penned by Lora Davis for Metropolitan Pools who are the largest residential pool service company in the state of Ohio. The company founded in 1961 is a full service pool company and can assist home owners with services like weekly pool maintenance, pool liner replacement, pool chemical supplier etc.


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