How to Clean a Swimming Pool Bottom  

by Pool Builders on 08-27-2010 in Articles

A swimming pool is known as a great place for spending a hot summer day. It can provide family fun, great exercise, and also refreshment. A swimming pool is typically constructed from vinyl, concrete, or fiberglass, and it comes in variety of sizes, shapes, and depths. It requires weekly maintenance. Also, in keeping the water clean and clear, you need to monitor the chemical balance several times per week. Additionally, it is also very important for you to clean the bottom part of the swimming pool in order to keep the debris and dirt from settling and building up. By checking out the following information, you will know the best ways for cleaning a swimming pool bottom.

Firstly, you can use a skimmer net for removing the leaves from the top of the pool water. It can keep from the settling of the excess debris on the bottom part of the pool.

Secondly, you need to turn on your filter pump every time you have finished swimming in your pool for the day. It can help you in removing any stirred up debris from the bottom and also keep it from resettling. In addition, you also have to run your filter for at least five hours per day in order to remove any debris from mid-level waters of your pool as well as keeping it from ending up on the floor of the pool.

Thirdly, it is also required to brush your swimming pool by using a soft bristled pool brush for at least once a week for removing and reducing algae or other fungus buildup.

Fourthly, you have to vacuum your pool once per week. In this step, you have to move your pool vacuum slowly across the bottom part of your pool in a way to suck up the excess dirt. It should be done slowly because if you move the vacuum quickly, it can stir up the dirt so that you will be more difficult to clean.

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