It’s almost that time to eliminate your protectors’ covers – i.e., when the temperature begins to climb. It’s time to start building your swim pool’s opening. As you prepare to open the pool for something like the summer, there are very few pointers to keep in mind to make the process go more smoothly so you can experience your pool!
When it comes to opening an above-ground pool, there are a few basic procedures to follow.
- Get Your Pool Ready
Condition monitoring, such as verifying that existing infrastructure was not compromised and during winter, may assist assure your protection while reopening the above-ground pool.
There may be certain electrical equipment-related safety risks. Check for damaged conductors/connectors and improper grounding/bonding, including exposed wires on electrical equipment.
- Examine Your Pool Equipment
Take inventory of your current pool supplies, as well as look to replenish any chemicals that have beyond their expiration date, as well as restocking if needed.
- Locate Your Swimming Pool
Make careful to maintain the pool cover since it will last longer and also save you cost. To do so, place the pool cover upon that ground and clear any disposal of it.
- Disconnect any winter plugs and accessories.
It’s important to note that maybe you should unscrew and eliminate the skimmer’s plugs before installing the eyeball jetting where the valves were removed.
- Interconnect your pool’s accessories
It’s an opportunity to introduce any pool equipment and put the recirculation pump in place.
- Connect the skimmer to the pump and also the pump to the screen via a hose.
- Connect the filter’s pipe to every filtering apparatus (i.e., chlorinator or heater).
It’s possible that your pump has to be pressurized if it’s not operating properly. To do so, fill the pump with pool water and turn it on.
- Clean Up Debris and Refill Your Pool
And less trash in your pool, the lesser chemicals are required to keep it clean! Reduce the quantity of the garbage that falls towards your pool by trimming any drooping nearby trees or plants. It’s likely to start your pool fresh water after the debris has been removed. Keep in mind that the correct water level is about halfway up the pool scrubber.
- Activate the Filtration System.
When your pool is full of water, switch over the filtration system and double-check that everything is operating properly. Examine for leaking or other irregularities that need to be addressed at this time.
- Make Your Pool Shocking
Now will be the time to add disinfectant to the pool (either liquid or powder). When using powder chlorine blast, please don’t put it all in the pool since it will bleach the membrane. Alternatively, mix the granules shock half water in a bucket and pour it into the motorized scrubber while it’s operating.
- Check and balance the water in your pool
Ensure to test and equalize the chlorinated water to verify that it is safe for the summer. Submit your testing kit to your nearest NAMCO shop for help if you have any doubts about the cleanliness of the pool water. Allow your pool to remain for at least two days after the water has been analyzed (to ensure the chlorine measurement is below 2.0 ppm).
The importance of pool management cannot be overstated! The pool is available to use, but don’t forget to schedule regular maintenance to keep the chemical balance secure and satisfactory throughout the season.
- Have some fun!
Now is the time to REWARD yourselves by playing some enjoyable pool games!
Besides being easier and more efficient, launching an above-ground pool is generally similar to that of an in-ground pool.