What are the basic steps of taking care of a pool?
Normal Filtration: (Check list below before starting your motor.)
A. Main drain valve should be open.
B. Skimmer valve(s) should be open.
C. Check & clean strainer basket in pump & skimmer(s).
D. Make sure pump lid is on securely.
E. Multiport valve should be in filter positon.
F. Turn on pump.....Your pool is now filtering!!!
How do I backwash my pool?
A. Turn off motor.
B. Turn multiport valve to the backwash position.
C. Turn motor back on, backwash pool for 1 1/2 min.
D. Turn motor off and switch multiport valve to rinse. Rinse for 30 seconds.
E. Turn motor off and switch multiport valve to filter. Turn motor back on.
F. Backwash is now complete!!!
How do I vacuum my pool?
A. Make sure multiport valve is in filter position.
B. Close maindrain valve completely.
C. Attach vacuum head to pole and then straighten hose and attach to vacuum head.
D. Submerge vacuum head and pole to bottom of the pool.
E. Grab vac. hose at the water level and force it into the water until you reach the other end.
(this is called priming the hose.)
F. Insert the vacuum hose into the suction line in the skimmer.
G. Slowly sweep the pools surface, keeping the vac. head flush to the pool surface.
H. Once all the debris is gone, remove pole and vac. head from the pool.
I. Check pump basket for debris and empty if needed.
J. Vacuum is now complete!!!
What are the advantages of switching to a salt water system?
price of chlorine. (salt systems normally to pay for themselves in the first two years)
B. Salt systems produce a milder form of chlorine.
C. Salt is better much for your hair, eyes, and skin than straight chlorine is.
D. Salt pools don't have a strong smell like chlorine pools do.
E. Salt system pools are much easier to take care of than chlorine systems are.
F. Excessive use of a pool is better controlled by a salt system than a chlorine system.