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Swimming Pool Openings


Pool Openings

It's been a long winter, and finally the sweet breezes of spring begin to blow our way. It's time to open your swimming pool! Our favorite time of year is pool opening season. We suggest that you start planning your pool opening early - our schedule fills up fast as soon as our Pool Open/Close Proposals are mailed. If you are not on our mailing list or wish to receive a proposal, please submit a request here.

Note: Depending on the level of care taken when the pool was closed as well as the winter weather, your pool may need time to clear once it is opened in the spring. Plan to open about 2 weeks before any pool parties are planned.

We offer two packages, which include the following services:

OPEN PACKAGE A- DELUXE

WITH CHLORINE / SALT CHEMICALS- 4LBS CHLORINE
WITH SOFT SWIM (BAQUACIL)- 2 GALLONS SOFT SWIM C
1. Remove pool cover.
2. Pumping off water and removing debris adds additional $31.25 every ¼ hour.
3. Clean pool cover and water tubes, fold and store pool cover at customer’s location.
4. Reinstall deck equipment (safety ropes, ladder and handrail).
5. De-winterize skimmer, pump, filter and heater.
6. Remove all winterizing plugs.
7. Leaf net pool for up to ½ hour. Additional leaf removal requires customer’s approval and is billed.
8. Add “shock” chemicals.
9. Hose off/blow off deck if needed.
10. Light heater if applicable.
11. Leave water sample bottle for customer.
*Pool water needs to circulate a minimum of 2-3 days before homeowner can bring a water sample in for a free water analysis.
12. Set out solar blanket for customer.
13. Set out automatic cleaner for customer and install wall fitting if applicable.
*Do not put solar cover or automatic cleaner in pool until the next day. Shock treatment can damage these items. 
 
OPEN PACKAGE B- ECONOMY (NO COVER)
 
WITH CHLORINE / SALT CHEMICALS - 4LBS CHLORINE
WITH SOFT SWIM (BAQUACIL)- 2 GALLONS SOFT SWIM C
1. Reinstall deck equipment(safety ropes, ladder and handrail).
2. De-winterize skimmer, pump, filter and heater.
3. Remove all winterizing plugs.
4. Leaf net pool for up to ½ hour. Additional leaf removal requires customer’s approval and is billed.
5. Add “shock” chemicals.
6. Hose off/blow off deck if needed.
7. Light heater if applicable.
8. Leave water sample bottle for customer.
*Pool water needs to circulate a minimum of 2-3 days before homeowner can bring a water sample in for a free water analysis.
9. Set out solar blanket for customer.
10. Set out automatic cleaner for customer and install wall fitting if applicable.
*Do not put solar cover or automatic cleaner in pool until the next day. Shock treatment can damage these items. 
 

 

 Prior to opening, it is the pool owner's responsibility to:

 

  • Bring pool water back up to mid skimmer level 
  • Remove excess water and debris from cover (or there will be additional charges) 
  • Have a water source (hose bib) available
  • Have all power to the equipment turned on
  • Have pool area free of debris, furniture, etc.