How to Maintain Your Swimming Pool
The fall is a popular time for homeowners to pursue inground swimming pool installation, allowing them to make the most of their new pool as soon as the temperature warms up in the spring. Whether you are interested in inground or above ground swimming pools, installation is only the beginning of the process for new pool owners. There are many important maintenance steps to follow to keep your pool in good condition. Plenty of maintenance tools can be purchased in the fall and winter to support your new pool throughout the cold months and prepare it for the upcoming spring and summer.
A swimming pool heater can help extend your pool use into the spring and fall, especially for Canadian pool owners. Following your inground swimming pool installation, you may want to purchase a water heater to help you use your pool earlier in the spring. A variety of energy-efficient and high-performance swimming pool heaters are available through the Seaway Pools & Hot Tubs online store.
Although it may seem like a simple accessory, a thermometer can actually help you get the most out of your pool. Whether you choose to heat your pool or not, a thermometer can help you keep track of the temperature and make an informed decision about when your pool is ready to be opened in the spring. Your thermometer will also help you assess the pool temperatures that you prefer for swimming.
Water Chemistry Test Kit
Inground and above ground swimming pools both require regular water chemistry maintenance to ensure the pH is balanced and the sanitizer levels are stable. With a home water test kit, you can carefully monitor your water chemistry to ensure you are protecting your equipment from corrosion and your family from illness. Many pool and spa stores, including Seaway, offer free water quality testing on-site. Simply bring in a sample of your pool water and an expert technician will help you determine what products you need to maintain your water.
Sanitizers and Shock
Following inground swimming pool installation, you will want to prepare your pool for the winter and ensure you have the appropriate chemicals ready for it to be used in the spring. This includes both sanitizers and shock, which help to kill algae and bacteria in your pool.
At Seaway Pools & Hot Tubs, we offer inground swimming pool installation year-round in the Greater Toronto Area. The fall is the perfect time to install a new pool in your backyard so you can use it as soon as temperatures warm up in the spring. For inground and above ground swimming pools, the Seaway online pool supplies store has everything you need for regular equipment and water maintenance. Most of our supplies can be ordered for curbside pick-up and we offer professional closing services to make sure your pool is properly protected for the winter. For more information or to get started with your inground swimming pool installation, contact the Seaway team today at 905-294-8030 (Markham) or 905-853-8500 (Newmarket).
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