Pool Opening Checklist
May is pool opening month for Maryland pool owners. Many homeowners circle Memorial Day weekend on their calendar as their pool opening date.
If you’re a do-it-yourselfer, this pool opening checklist from Hohne Pools will help you open your pool after winter.
Not everybody’s a DIY type, so if you need a pool opening service in Baltimore and surrounding counties, Hohne Pools can help. We provide pool opening services as well as on-going pool maintenance package to keep your pool clean and in shape throughout the summer.
|Remove leaves, debris & water from the pool cover before removing cover. Remove the pool cover.|
|Check your pool liner for rips and tears. Make vinyl pool liner repairs, if necessary.|
|Brush and vacuum the pool liner. Empty debris from skimmer baskets.|
|Bring a quart of pool water to Hohne Pools for a complete water analysis. Speak with a Hohne representative about balancing pool chemicals.|
|Remove all plugs from pool suction lines and return lines.|
|Check the condition of pumps and filters. Replace pool filters, if necessary.|
|Hook up pump, filter and other pool equipment.|
|Re-attach deck equipment such as pool ladders, diving boards, etc.|
|Fill the pool to restore the water level to normal. Start the pump.|
|Run the pool pump & filter system for 24 hours. If your pool water is not clear after 24 hours, contact Hohne Pools.|
|Use an automatic pool cleaner or pool cleaning equipment to remove dirt and debris as needed.|
|Schedule a monthly pool maintenance contract.|