OPEN YOUR POOL

OPEN YOUR POOL

These are the essential steps to starting up any swimming pool for the season. Depending on your geography, you may need to perform some additional steps to ensure you start off on the right foot. See your local pool dealer if you have any questions.  See your local pool dealer if you have any questions.

  1. If needed, add water to the pool to raise it to the proper operating level. Once the water level is up, start circulating the pool water. Circulate pool water for 24 hours before the first test of the season. Have the water tested by your local dealer.
  2. Balance the pool water and make any necessary adjustments to the cya/cyanuric acid levels.
    • Water balance factors are pH, Total Alkalinity, and Calcium Hardness
  3. Add a chlorine shock to start the pool off fresh
  4. Apply a high quality micro-clarifier or algae preventative to keep pool clear all season
  5. Add 1qt./10,000 gallons pool water STAIN DROP All Purpose or 1qt./15,000 gallons pool water ALL Purpose XpH to sequester metals and keep your pool stain-free all season long.
  6. BONUS STEP: Adding a borate product to your pool will help keep water balance factors stable and your pool looking and feeling great. Ask your local pool professional for more information.

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