Keeping a swimming pool in good shape can prove to be challenging. Some people choose to have a professional pool company maintain their pool. This is often costly, but regardless of whether you have a pool professional maintain your pool or you choose to do it yourself, you should understand the basics. A well maintained pool is likely to cost you less money. A swimming pool cleaner will help improve the circulation of the pool as well as remove debris from the swimming pool. This allows chemicals to work more efficiently and keeps the pool free of debris such as leaves. All pool cleaners will require maintenance; at mypool.com we have parts for all major types of swimming pool cleaners. The list includes: Hayward Pool Cleaner Parts, Jandy Ray Vac Pool Cleaner Parts and AquaVac Pool Cleaner Parts.
Maintain your pool filtering system:
The swimming pool filter is an important part of maintaining your pool. Make sure it is cleaned often, replacing pool cartridge filter elements as needed, Backwash and replace DE often and maintain proper water chemistry to keep your sand filter operating at optimal performance. When it comes to replacing filter grids on DE filters or parts for you sand filter, MyPool has a complete selection.
Water chemistry is the key to keeping your pool cost low:
Preventing a pool problem caused by improper water chemistry can play a huge role in keeping pool maintenance costs down. “A good offense is the best defence”. Through the proper use Chemicals, including pH adjusters, sanitizers and chlorine stabilizers, you can prevent problems and keep costs down. Keeping the chlorine level at the proper range will reduce the need for more expensive chemicals such as algaecides. Keeping the pH in the proper range will keep the pool from being corrosive or scaling further reducing the need to replace sand and other components. The use of a chlorine stabilizer will reduce the dissipation of chlorine, further reducing your costs.
Install and maintain a good pump:
A swimming pool pump is the heart of your swimming pool. It provides circulation for pool and helps chemicals work more effectively. In addition, it pumps water through the filter which removes debris from the water. A pool pump needs to be maintained to provide years of service. Periodically check the pump for leaks, if a pump is leaking it will soon lead to motor failure. Replace the pool pump baskets when it is cracked. Replace the pump lid o-ring if you see air bubbles, otherwise make sure it is clean. When your pump needs servicing MyPool has swimming pool pump parts for all major brands and parts diagrams to help make ordering easier.