Pool Opening Service

At Hasbrouck Pool and Spa, we are here to help you get your pool ready for the summer season. Our pool opening process involves several steps that are tailored to your specific pool’s needs. Here are some of the things we would take care of:

Remove Pool Cover

We’ll remove the pool cover, which is usually cleaned, dried, and stored away for the summer.

Equipment Start-up

We inspect the pool equipment, including the filter, pump, and heater, to ensure that everything is in good working order. Next, we’ll give your pool a thorough cleaning, including the walls, floor, and skimmer basket. Finally, we’ll re-install any pool accessories you may have, such as ladders, diving boards, or slides.

Balance Pool Chemistry

We’ll test the water chemistry to ensure it’s balanced and safe for swimming. If any adjustments are necessary, we’ll add the appropriate chemicals to the pool.

Next, we’ll give your pool a thorough cleaning, including the walls, floor, and skimmer basket. Finally, we’ll install any pool accessories you may have, such as ladders, diving boards, or slides.

We understand that pool opening can be a daunting task, which is why we recommend seeking professional help. Our experienced team at Hasbrouck Pool and Spa is here to assist you and make sure your pool opening is done safely and effectively.

Note: Prior to pool opening service, it is the customer’s responsibility to fill the pool to the proper water level.

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Why use a professional Pool Opening Service?

Neglecting to professionally open your pool when the swimming season approaches can result in a host of issues, potentially leading to costly repairs, water quality problems, and safety concerns. Here are some of the consequences of not using a professional pool opening service:

  1. Water Quality Issues: If your pool has been sitting dormant all winter, the water can become unbalanced and laden with contaminants. Opening a pool with poor water quality can lead to algae growth, cloudy water, and unpleasant odors, making it less enjoyable to swim in.
  2. Equipment Problems: Over the winter, your pool equipment might have experienced wear and tear or even suffered damage. Failing to inspect and service your pool equipment before use can result in equipment failures, breakdowns, and costly replacements.
  3. Cover Damage: If the pool cover isn’t removed properly or has been damaged over the winter, it can lead to debris falling into the pool. Debris in the water can clog filters, damage pool surfaces, and create an unattractive swimming environment.
  4. Safety Concerns: An improperly opened pool can pose safety hazards, especially if the cover hasn’t been removed or stored correctly. Safety covers should be securely fastened to prevent accidents.
  5. Increased Maintenance Costs: Addressing these issues once you finally decide to open your pool can be more expensive and time-consuming than professional pool opening services. You’ll likely have to invest in repairs, chemicals, and additional maintenance to bring your pool back to optimal condition.
  6. Delayed Enjoyment: Without professional pool opening, the process of preparing your pool for swimming can be protracted. It might take longer to clean, repair, and balance the water, causing a delay in your ability to enjoy your pool during the warmer months.

To avoid these complications and ensure that your pool is clean, safe, and ready for use, it’s recommended to enlist the services of a professional pool opening service. Hasbrouck Pool and Spa’s experts have the knowledge and experience to open your pool efficiently, ensuring water quality, equipment functionality, and safety are all taken care of. This allows you to enjoy your pool without the hassles and worries associated with a DIY approach.

Pool FAQs

Pool water can turn green due to the presence of algae. Algae are microscopic plants that can grow in swimming pool water when there is enough sunlight, nutrients, and warm temperatures. They can be introduced to the pool through rainwater, wind, or from swimmers carrying them in from other bodies of water.

When algae grow in a swimming pool, they can quickly multiply and form colonies that turn the water green. The green color comes from chlorophyll, the same pigment found in plants, that helps the algae grow and photosynthesize.

If left untreated, algae can create a slimy layer on the pool walls and floor, making it slippery and unsafe to swim in. In addition, algae can reduce the effectiveness of the pool’s disinfectants, such as chlorine, which can lead to other problems with the water quality. Therefore, it’s important to regularly check and maintain the pool’s water chemistry and cleaning to prevent algae growth and keep the water clear and safe for swimmers.

If you see water leaking out of your pool, its time to call us so we can repair the problem, however if you cant find any signs of a leak other then the fact that your water level is dropping it could be evaporation.

On a hot day a surprising amount of pool water can be lost due to evaporation. Other factors that can effect evaporation include humidity, wind speed, and surface area of the pool.

an unpleasant odor coming from the pool may be caused by a variety of factors. One possible reason is the presence of high levels of combined chlorine, which can produce a strong chlorine odor. Another possible cause is the presence of organic matter, such as leaves and debris, that has accumulated in the pool and is breaking down, producing an unpleasant odor. It’s also possible that the pH balance of the pool water is off, which can impact the effectiveness of the pool’s sanitizer and create an unpleasant smell. Whatever the cause may be, we recommend you contact us to identify and resolve the issue. We can help diagnose the problem and recommend the appropriate solution to ensure the pool is safe and enjoyable for all swimmers.

Common causes of a malfunctioning pool pump can include a clogged or damaged impeller, air leaks in the suction line, or an electrical issue. If you suspect that your pool pump is not functioning properly, it’s important to address the issue as soon as possible to prevent further problems and to keep the pool running smoothly. If you are having problems with your pump, we  can diagnose and repair issues with the pump and other pool equipment.