How to keep leaves out of your pool

Published On: Oct 04 2012 09:56:32 AM CDT   Updated On: Oct 15 2012 02:31:02 PM CDT


Oct. 5-7. Fall is a good time to get away and to take advantage of the reasonable weather and the low seasonal fares.

While fall leaves can be pretty on the trees, they can be an annoyance when they fall into your pool and puts your pool’s filter at risk for getting clogged.


Performing pool maintenance more frequently can help keep your pool and filter clean. You should empty the skimmer and pump baskets often, and routinely check the filter to make sure it doesn’t get clogged.


As leave can bring dirt and other unwanted germs and grime into your pool, make sure to keep your sanitizing levels up.


To make cleaning up the leaves easier, you can direct leaves to the skimmer by pointing the wall jets in the same direction.


If any leaves have sunk to the bottom of the pool, make sure you remove them promptly as they can stain the pool.


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