Swimming Pool Weekly Maintenance Service
Swimming pools are an enjoyable luxury that come with a big commitment. Maintaining a safe and enjoyable pool is a responsibility that requires correct cleaning, maintenance and servicing. Neglecting any maintenance can result in major problems. It is not enough to merely remove the debris and maintain the chemical balance of the water; the pump, filter and other equipment must be serviced from time to time. Pool service kits help but often fall short of cleaning and maintenance on all the vital components of the pool.
Cleaning services from Clarksville Pool and Leisure eliminate all the grime, debris and particulate matter from the water that has collected over time. Our professionals handle all the chores, and balance the chemicals in the water. They also inspect the pump, clean the filter and service any other equipment utilized in water filtration. When your pool receives a quality cleaning, you can be sure that the water is safe for all swimmers.
- Check water chemistry using MobileWater Link. The test results are sent wirelessly into your customer portfolio and emailed to you.
- Empty skimmer and pump basket (may require more frequent cleaning)
- Thoroughly vacuum the pool once a week. Brush the sides and bottom of your pool, even if you have an automatic pool cleaner as this will loosen dirt and other particles that may adhere to pool finish.
- Remove any large accumulation of debris on the bottom with a leaf scoop.
- Feed the pool with chlorine or other sanitizer to satisfy its requirements either manually or automatically.
- Check the water level is high enough for the pump to operate correctly
- Test and adjust sanitizer level (may require more frequent testing depending upon bather load and environmental conditions
- Visually inspect pool water for clarity, color and visible contaminants
- Remove floating leaves
- Test and adjust pH (may require more frequent testing depending upon bather load and environmental conditions)
The pH should be in the range 7.4 – 7.8 if the pool has a vinyl or tile finish. The range should be 7.3 – 7.5 if the pool has a fiberglass finish. The range should be 7.4 – 7.6 for a gunite swimming pool. If the level is too hgh, then adjust it down using pH decreaser. The correct dosage is located on the label.
If the the pH is too low, then add pH increaser. Again see labels for dosage. If the pH has dropped possibly so has your total alkalinity.
Don’t correct your pH more than once a week
- Test chlorine levels in the pool water:
Free chlorine levels should be between 1-3 ppm
Free bromine levels should be between 3-5 ppm
- Test and adjust alkalinity
- Test and adjust Oxidizer and Stablizer levels
- Check filter pressure and backwash only if required
- Add a preventive does of algaecide as necessary
- Shock the pool as per weekly instructions. This treatment restores the sparkle to the pool and water and destroys germs and organic contaminants