Full-Service Pool Care When You Need It
When you choose Personal Touch Pools LLC’s weekly or bi-weekly pool services, we are here to provide you with friendly and courteous service that you can rely on. We’ll come to your pool, perform our services and leave you a slip letting you know that we stopped by that day.
We’ll take great care to ensure that all of your gates and access points to your pool are closed or locked to keep everything the way it was when we arrived. Call us today for a FREE estimate.
Comprehensive Service to Maintain Your Sparkling Pool
Personal Touch Pool LLC offers a variety of routine services with our weekly and bi-weekly service appointments.
- Brushing walls, steps, and benches
- Netting surface and floor of the pool
- Skimmer and pump baskets emptied
- Filters backwashed
- Water tested and sanitized as needed
Pool maintenance involves several important tasks to keep your pool clean and safe. Here are some of the key tasks involved in pool maintenance:
- Water Chemistry Testing: Regularly testing the water chemistry is essential to ensure that your pool water is balanced and safe for swimming. You should test the water at least once a week and adjust the chemicals as needed.
- pH Adjustment: pH levels in pool water should be between 7.2 and 7.8 to ensure proper sanitization and to prevent skin and eye irritation. Adjust the pH levels using a pH increaser or a pH decreaser, as needed.
- Chlorine Levels: Chlorine is used to kill bacteria and other microorganisms in the pool water. Maintain a chlorine level of 1-3 ppm (parts per million) to keep your pool water safe for swimming.
- Alkalinity Adjustment: Alkalinity helps to buffer the pH levels and keep them stable. Maintain alkalinity levels between 80-120 ppm.
- Skimming and Cleaning: Skim the surface of the pool daily to remove leaves, insects, and other debris. Use a pool vacuum to clean the pool walls and floor, and brush the tiles and grout to prevent algae buildup.
- Filter Maintenance: Your pool’s filter is responsible for removing dirt and debris from the water. Clean the filter regularly to ensure proper functioning.
- Backwashing: Backwashing is a process of reversing the flow of water through the filter to clean out debris. Backwash the filter once a week or as needed.
- Shock Treatment: Shocking the pool involves adding extra chlorine to kill off any bacteria or algae that may be present in the water. Shock the pool once a week or as needed.
- Water Level Maintenance: Monitor the water level in your pool and add water as needed to keep it at the proper level.
- Winterizing: If you live in an area with cold winters, you’ll need to winterize your pool by draining the water and adding a winterizing chemical to prevent freezing and damage to the pool equipment.
Regular pool maintenance is essential to keep your pool clean and safe for swimming. If you’re uncomfortable performing these tasks yourself, consider hiring a professional pool service to take care of your pool maintenance needs.