Who doesn’t love having a pool during the summer months in the hot Arizona weather? Nothing can be better sometimes than when its a 110 degrees out. A swimming pool can help you cool off in the sun, relax, and even a centerpiece for gatherings. However, if your pool is improperly taken care of, your pool will be more of a headache than a luxury.
A swimming pool can be a lot to take care of with the cost and time to properly maintain it. Whether you have an above ground pool or in ground, Mesa pool maintenance has to be kept up. Money and time is a significant role in the proper care of your pool.
You, as a pool owner have an obligation not only for yourself but for your guests to ensure your pool is clean and safe. You have an obligation to educate yourself on how to properly maintain your pool and as long as you do your homework, taking care of it wont be as time consuming or costly as it could be if you don’t. To keep your pool in prestige condition is to maintain your pool regularly. Any experienced pool owner will tell you that heat can play a big factor on your pool. The hotter it is outside, the more time and chemicals it takes to maintain your pool. Also depending on what vegetation or trees you have around your pool also could have a factor on how long it takes to maintain due items falling into the pool.
In Arizona, there are two main items that affect your swimming pool the most, the amount you use your pool and the weather. The hotter the weather gets, the more it affects the chemicals in your pool. Without proper balance of chemicals, the sun can have a negative impact on your pool. Without a proper balance in chemicals, your pool can turn green.
Simple tips to keep your pool clean
It is extremely important to keep the proper chemistry in chemicals in your pool to keep it balanced, healthy, and safe to swim in. Keeping that proper chemical balance helps not only the life of the inside of the pool but the pool equipment. It is imperative that you check the chemical balance in your pool at least twice a week or more depending on how much the pool is being used. Always make sure that your floater has chlorine tablets in it at all times. A pool chemical testing kit can be purchased at any pool store.
PH can be harmful if the level is to high or to low in your pool. If proper PH is not maintained could affect your water clarity as well as cause skin irritation. It is recommended that you check your PH balance at least twice a week or more depending on how much your pool is being used.
Algae can be caused by many different things such as debris from trees or plants, bloomed flowers, dog hair, and even human skin. Algae can start out very minuscule but without proper maintenance and chemical balance it can grow rapidly and cause your pool to become cloudy. Before swimming, visually inspect your pool for yellow, mustard colored spots or even black spots on the plaster or pebble tec. If you see any algae starting to grow, use an algaecide to control the growth. If you leave algae untreated, it can become harmful to your filtration system.
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