How to Maintain Above Ground Pools

by Pool Builders on 07-24-2011 in Articles

If you are having a above ground pool its good. But when time comes your swimming pools needs maintenance and cleaning it is important to follow some simple and important steps. It should not have been difficult and challenging if you maintain your above ground swimming pools with proper steps and it would be more safer and long lasting for your family fun.

Some important points you should keep in mind for above ground pools:

1. Check level of chlorine::

We can say the above ground swimming pools disinfection is equivalent to the sterilization of the pool, So remember Improperly disinfected swimming pools can become sources of bacteria. These bacteria and algae can be eliminated by the use of chlorine. Even the bromine can be used to disinfect the pool. The level of "free" chlorine to be maintained in the pool is 1.0 to 3.0 ppm. Chlorine is available in tablet, liquid or granular, and all work the same way. Since the levels of chlorine does not remain constant, it is advisable to chlorinate (add 3-4 times the amount of chlorine per day) to the above ground pools regularly. The best thing is to chlorinate the night, when the pool is not used.

2. Yield a pH above 8.0. At 8.5 chlorine is only 10% active ingredient. For 7.0 it is about 73% active ingredient. By just maintaining pH around 7. 5 chlorine is 50-60% active. Keep the pH in check will allow you to use the full potential of chlorine in the above ground pools already.

3. Often People do not go for cleaning skimmer basket and / or the jar of hair and lint from the pool pump enough. If they are full of dust, you will have little flow resulting in poor circulation which can result troublesome.

4. For pools,above ground pools which are built inside the building may require different temperature from other pools depends upon the humidity inside the apartment. Cases where the humidity is high, the temperature of the pool is smaller, so that overheating of the body. The temperature should be between 75-85 °C. Other wise wrong temperature can affect the health.

5. For a consistent and safe and above ground pool water chemistry is very important factor. Some of the chemical generally used in above ground swimming pools: Disinfectants for destroying harmful organisms or otherwise objectionable, alkalinity and pH adjusters to maintain a consistent acid-base and acid buffering capacity ratio, stabilizer for chlorine prevents chlorine from unnecessary loss, remove the algaecide and prevent algae, and filter support helps in eliminating foreign matter in above ground pools.

6. If you have not kept above ground pools walls and tile down then be prepared for the dust and algae. So the recycling system of above ground pools should be suspect free, and regularly brushing walls will help eliminate algae problems. Keeping a plate clean and dust free is a good way of saving money. When the plate turns into plaque and the an expert will be needed to get it out.

Now one can have the maintenance and understanding go above ground swimming pools. There is salt water pool systems inside your building, an above ground swimming pools a basic knowledge of cleaning and maintenance can make your above ground pools more beautiful,full of fun a long lasting member of family enjoyment and swimming exercise support.

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