Maintenance

Routine maintenance helps keep your pool and spa system operating safely and efficiently.

Have your pool professional perform the following tasks regularly:pool_tech_untitled

  • Make sure that each suction outlet has a cover that is installed correctly, screwed down, unbroken, and certified for that application.
  • Make sure that all skimmer covers are in place, screw-fastened and unbroken.
  • Make sure that the filter pressure gauge is in good working condition, and that the filter pressure is within the operating range specified in your filter owner’s manual.
  • Make sure that the pump and filter O-rings are sealing properly, and in good condition.
  • Bleed off accumulated air from the system, as described in your owner’s manual.
  • Empty the skimmer baskets and the pump strainer basket of debris.
  • Remove any debris or obstructions from the main drain cover.
  • Remove obstructions and combustibles from around the pump motor air vents and heater top vents.
  • Make sure all chemicals are properly stored (away from equipment).
  • Make sure the heater is functioning properly.
  • Make sure there is no gas smell around the heater.
  • Make sure all grounding and bonding wires are connected, and in good condition.
  • Make sure all wiring connections are tight and clean, and all wiring and electrical equipment are in good condition.