Commack, New York (PRWEB) June 11, 2013
Blue Ribbon Pools, based in Long Island NY, would like to talk about the importance of pool maintenance. Check out their website for all the services they offer, discounts, frequently asked questions and more. Maintaining a pool can be both time consuming and expensive but if it is not done problems can occur. Here are 5 pool maintenance tips to help the average homeowner keep up with their pool.
1- Regular Pool Cleaning
Pools sparkling clean does not happen by itself. It requires professional services, as well as some routine work by the homeowners themselves. A pool is a great place to relax, but don’t get stressed out thinking about its maintenance. Pool Cleaning is a critical and time consuming aspect of owning a pool, but it does not have to be a burden on owners. The simplest form of cleaning can be done by using a long-handled filter to remove leaves, insects, and other debris from the top of pool.
2 - Pool Chemical Services
Making sure that the pool have the right amount of chemicals it is is very essentials. If it is off the pool water can change color, the smell can be very powerful and if the water gets in someones eyes it can be painful.
3- Pool Repairs
If a pool has a slight tear in the liner or a crack in the coping, the average homeowner may overlook it, by doing this the damage will get worse, and it will happen very quickly. It is very important with any pool that if there is any damage, it gets addressed immediately.
4- Maintaining the pool filter
Filtration system is the key component of water quality. Clean filter so it circulates well. Replace filter that is old or damaged. When water is cloudy, run the filter continuously for at least 24 hours until the water is clear. A filter leak can also cause water to be cloudy, so make sure there are no leaks in filter. Sometimes extra algae may deposit at the bottom of the pool which can make pool look green – this can be removed by vacuum. Also, check chemical levels. Lack of chlorine or presence of combined chlorine can also cause water to be cloudy.
5- Cover the pool
Having a pool covered during off season weather is important for protecting the liner, keeping debris out of the pool and keeping the water clean.
Having a pool has many advantages. Besides making a home look like a holiday resort, it provides means of doing the best cardiovascular exercise, swimming, right in a backyard at any time. Especially having children, it is a great way to keep them busy during their entire summer vacation!
Having a weekly or bi-weekly maintenance schedule can make all the difference. At Blue Ribbon Pools, their professional team of technicians is trained to do all kids of maintenance, repair and installation work.
Blue Ribbon Pools
169 Commack Rd
Bay Shore, N.Y. 11706