Couple of Seasonal Pool Maintenance Tips from My Pool Guy.

 

Looking after your pool is easier than recovering it after turns green or even worse black. Together with some help from My Pool Guy and with a few simple tricks you can keep your pool water nice and blue at all times.

Below you can find few of the most regular tips for SPA and Pool maintenance in Australia all year round.

Summer

Maintain Water Level above half way up Skimmer Box.

Check Pool Chlorine Levels 1 to 2 Times a Week
Adjust Chlorine Levels between 2ppm – 3ppm

Check Water Balance 1 to 2 Times a Week

pH 7.2 – 7.6
Alkalinity 80ppm – 120ppm
Calcium 200ppm – 300ppm

Check Other Chemicals 2 – 4 weeks
Stabiliser (Cyanuric Acid) 20ppm – 30ppm
*Salt for Salt Chlorinated Pools.
* See manufacturer manual for correct salt levels.
Phosphate Levels should be Zero.

Equipment

Check for leaks around pool equipment connections
Check and empty Skimmer Pump Baskets Weekly
Check Solar Headers & Collectors for leaks, damage & wear.

Autumn

Maintain Water Level above half way up Skimmer Box.

Check Pool Chlorine Levels 1 to 2 Times a Week
Adjust Chlorine Levels between 2ppm – 3ppm

Check Water Balance 1 to 2 Times a Week

pH 7.2 – 7.6
Alkalinity 80ppm – 120ppm
Calcium 200ppm – 300ppm

Check Other Chemicals 2 – 4 weeks
Stabiliser (Cyanuric Acid) 20ppm – 30ppm
*Salt for Salt Chlorinated Pools.
* See manufacturer manual for correct salt levels.
Phosphate Levels should be Zero.

Equipment

Check for leaks around pool equipment connections
Check and empty Skimmer & Pump Baskets Weekly
Check Solar Headers &  for leaks, damage & wear.

Winter

Maintain Water Level above half way up skimmer Box.

Be careful not to Over Chlorinate the pool.
you may need to Reduce the Filtration Duration and or Chlorine Output.

Check Pool Chlorine Levels Weekly
Adjust Chlorine Levels between 2ppm – 3ppm

Check Water Balance Weekly

pH 7.2 – 7.6
Alkalinity 80ppm – 120ppm
Calcium 200ppm – 300ppm

Check Other Chemicals 2 – 4 weeks
Stabiliser (Cyanuric Acid) 20ppm – 30ppm
*Salt for Salt Chlorinated Pools.
* See manufacturer manual for correct salt levels.
Phosphate Levels should be Zero.

Equipment

 

Check for leaks around pool equipment connections
Check and empty Skimmer & Pump Baskets Weekly
Check Solar Headers & Collectors for leaks, damage & wear.

Spring

Maintain Water Level above half way up Skimmer Box.

Check Pool Chlorine Levels 1 to 2 Times a Week
Adjust Chlorine Levels between 2ppm – 3ppm

Check Water Balance 1 to 2 Times a Week

pH 7.2 – 7.6
Alkalinity 80ppm – 120ppm
Calcium 200ppm – 300ppm

Check Other Chemicals 2 – 4 weeks
Stabiliser (Cyanuric Acid) 20ppm – 30ppm
*Salt for Salt Chlorinated Pools.
* See manufacturer manual for correct salt levels.
Phosphate Levels should be Zero.

Equipment

Check for leaks around pool equipment connections
Check and empty Skimmer & Pump Baskets Weekly
Check Solar Headers & Collectors for leaks, damage & wear.