How do you close an inground pool step by step?

How do you close an inground pool step by step?

Ten Steps to Closing your Pool the Right Way

  1. Balance water chemistry: The week you’re closing your pool, make sure your water falls within the ranges below.
  2. Add shock and algaecide:
  3. Clean pool:
  4. Store equipment:
  5. Lower water level:
  6. Drain pump, filter, chlorination and heating equipment:
  7. Lubricate:
  8. Winterize plumbing:

How much does it cost to winterize an inground pool?

Most homeowners will spend between $125 and $375 to have their pool winterized by a professional. The national average reported cost is $232. The minimum cost a homeowner paid was $50 while the maximum reported cost was $700.

How do you winterize an inground vinyl pool?

10 Steps – How to Winterize an In Ground Pool

  1. Remove ladders and accessories.
  2. Balance your water chemistry.
  3. Clean the pool.
  4. Lower the water level.
  5. Turn off the system components.
  6. Add your winter closing kit chemicals.
  7. Drain water from pump and filter.
  8. Blow out the water lines.

What can you do with an inground pool you don’t want?

If you don’t go the Deckover route, following are a few other options during the time when your swimming pool is empty and/or you no longer want to use your pool for swimming: Turn your pool into a skateboard park. Watch kids play games inside an empty swimming pool. Host a party inside your empty pool.

What chemicals do I need to close my pool?

What chemicals do I need to close my pool?

  • Chlorine.
  • Pool Shock.
  • Soda Ash.
  • Baking Soda.
  • Muriatic Acid.
  • Winter Algaecide.
  • Pool Antifreeze.
  • Stain and Scale Prevention.

Should I shock pool before closing?

Shocking kills any bacteria that might linger in your pool during the winter. We recommend shocking a few days before you close the pool. If that is not possible, make sure to shock the pool the night before you close it for winter.

How much does it cost to close up an inground pool?

Pool Removal Cost Estimator

Average Cost $5,000
High Cost $19,000
Low Cost $2,700

What is included in pool closing?

The basic pool closing, which includes clearing the plumbing and equipment, lubricating the equipment, removing ladders, diving boards, and skimmers as well as installing the cover, is around $200 to $250. In most cases, this also includes adding some of the chemicals.

Can a vinyl pool be left up in winter?

If you have a vinyl-lined above-ground pool, leaving it full for the winter will protect the vinyl liner from shrinkage and other damage. Since these pools are above ground level, keeping them full ensures that the wind will not damage the walls, liner, or frame.

Can you winterize a vinyl pool?

The process of winterizing the equipment and plumbing is the same, but care of your vinyl liner during winter requires some extra precaution. Add water as needed, to keep the pool full, and if you have an early season leak, pull the cover off and do some Winter leak detection.

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