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Swimming Pool Maintenance Services

Your pool may be a place of relaxation, but taking full advantage of that relaxation requires a fair amount of work.

Keeping up with your pool’s maintenance demands plenty of diligence, which can be a headache all on its own. But it’s when you fall behind on that maintenance that issues really start to multiply.

To avoid the hassle and ensure that your pool stays sparkling clean and ready for fun whenever you are, enlist the help of Calm Waters’ pool maintenance services. We’ll stop by at regular intervals to vacuum, brush, skim, clean out pool skimmer baskets, test and balance your water, and take care of other important tasks, so you don’t have to.

Our pool cleaning & maintenance services can not only ease the burden of keeping your water pool clean but also help you avoid costly repairs down the road. Here’s what you need to know about professional pool maintenance and how it can benefit you.

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Why You Should Keep Up with Maintaining Your Pool

There are many reasons you should stay on top of your pool maintenance. Some are obvious; others, not so much. Here are a few of the most notable.

Keeping Your Water Clean, Safe, and Balanced

No one wants to swim in a green, swamplike pool, but keeping up with pool water maintenance is more important than just combating algae. Along with being more pleasant to swim in, properly balanced water is also safer to swim in.

If you don’t take the proper steps to balance the water in your swimming pool, pollutants, contaminants, bacteria, and other undesirable substances can make their way into the pool water and pose a threat to the safety of anyone who uses the pool.

Protecting Pools’ Mechanical Equipment Like Pool Filters and Pool Pumps

The less swimming pool maintenance you do, the harder it is for your pool’s mechanical equipment, like pool filters, vacuums, pumps, and skimmers, to continue running as you expect it to. It may still do its job, but the lack of maintenance can put undue stress on it. Eventually, this stress can cause it to break down prematurely.

Safe Swimming Area

Swimming pools can be extremely dangerous if you’re not careful. Regular pool maintenance can help keep your swimming area safe and free of hazards that might put you or a guest at risk. It will also help spot conditions that may be a threat to your swimming pool itself.

What’s Included in Calm Waters’ Pool Maintenance?

Calm Waters offers many pool residential services in Florida that can help keep your pool in great shape, including inspections, pool equipment repair service, and regular cleaning.

Pool Inspection

We’ll perform a thorough inspection of your pool to confirm that everything is up to code and rule out the need for repairs. If we discover any issues, we can perform the equipment repairs & equipment maintenance needed to keep your pool running properly.

Equipment Repair & Cleaning Service

After the initial inspection, we’ll clean out your pool filters and service any equipment that may need it, making sure your swimming pool operates at full capacity regardless of its size, age, or construction.

Pool Cleaning

Once we’ve serviced your equipment, we’ll balance your chemicals, skim and clean the water and surrounding deck, remove any debris, and ensure that the pool pump and filtration systems are in good working order. This takes the pressure of maintaining a clear, sparkling pool water off of you.

What Can Happen to Your Pool During or After a Hurricane?

Hurricanes are one of the most destructive forces on the planet. While you may have more pressing things to worry about when one is predicted to hit, you should know that your pool could be in big trouble if it’s not properly protected.

Hurricanes can damage every part of a swimming pool, from the mechanical equipment and electrical panels to the main surfaces and crucial accessories. And that’s without factoring in the potential for water displacement, replacement, and contamination.

Fortunately, there are ways to mitigate or even avoid these issues, provided you know how to properly prepare a pool for a hurricane.  

How to Prepare Your Pool for a Hurricane

Here are a few essential tips for getting your pool ready to weather the storm.

Don’t Empty the Water or Cover the Pool

Many people instinctively drain their pools before a hurricane. In reality, this isn’t a good idea, as the water’s density serves to protect the pool’s structure. You should also resist the urge to cover your pool, as all it will likely do is damage your expensive pool cover.

Turn Off the Power and Protect Your Electrical Pool Equipment

To avoid damaging your electrical equipment, you’ll want to turn off the power until the hurricane has passed. You’ll also want to move as much equipment as possible to a safe, dry place and cover anything that can’t be moved with a well-secured tarp.

Remove All Objects that Aren’t Fixed to the Ground

Anything around the pool that may be swept up in the wind and turned into a projectile should be removed from the area and stored safely. That includes pool toys, tables and chairs, umbrellas, and anything else that’s not strapped or bolted down.

Use Extra Chlorination to Prevent Contamination

You never know what may end up in your pool after a hurricane has passed through. Any number of foreign substances can contaminate the water and cause serious problems. To avoid that, add a little extra chlorine to the water in your pool before the storm hits.

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Contact Calm Waters today to schedule your swimming pool maintenance services in South Alabama, Northern Florida, Gulf Cities and more, and ensure that your pool is clean, safe, and ready to enjoy year-round.

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