Pool Closing 101: How to Keep Your Pool in Excellent Condition During the Off Season

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Owning a pool has a lot of benefits, but it can also be a lot of work to adequately maintain it. Opening and closing your pool needs to be done carefully and by someone with a lot of experience. There are many details involved in keeping your pool in excellent condition even when it’s not being used.

Pool closing

We’ve listed out several reasons why you should consider hiring a professional team to do your pool closing at the end of each swim season.

Pool closing requires using the right chemicals and the right equipment. Without involving a professional, you may not know exactly what you need to do at the end of the season, and you probably don’t have the tools necessary for closing a pool either.

Water freezes when it’s cold outside, so there cannot be any water left in the pipes. They could burst or crack if the water is not effectively removed. Having that happen would be very expensive to fix, so you want to make sure it’s done right.

Once the pool has received the adequate chemical treatment and all the necessary plugs and drains are in place, you’ll need to have the pool covered so that it can endure months of wind and precipitation.

Pool closing is an involved and technical process. If the right equipment and chemicals are used, you’ll ensure that your pool will be in great condition when it’s time to open it again next spring. However, you could have some serious problems to deal with if everything is not done correctly.

When you want to make sure the pool closing process is done right, contact us at Carolina Pool Builders, Inc. We’d be happy to help you!