Whether it’s a good friend or family member or a less than stellar swimming pool maintenance company, we’ve all fallen victim to bad pool maintenance advice. We’ve put our heads together and come up with the worst advice we’ve ever heard so that you can protect yourself – and your pool – in the future:
Maintaining Fencing Around a Pool Destroys Property Value
As a matter of fact, the exact opposite is true. While having a wide open pool may look better, everyone knows that in order to keep children, pets, and just about anyone safe and to prevent any injuries or lawsuits that a fence around the pool is absolutely necessary. This is why pools with a fence around them can actually increase your property value rather than take away from it.
Draining Your Pool Is Good Maintenance
Whoever told you to drain your pool did you a grave disservice. If your pool walls didn’t collapse in on themselves after doing so, then you’re one of the few lucky ones. But even letting your waters drop below water level can cause irreparable damage to the structure of your pool, which can cost you in ways which you can’t even imagine over the next many years. So in case you were wondering, draining your pool is not and should never be part of a regular maintenance routine. The construction of your pool walls is dependent upon that constant and continuous water pressure.
“Closed” Pools Require No Maintenance
Even if you’ve closed up your pool during the winter, you should still be out there every week testing the water and maintaining water levels. Neglect to do so and you’ll undoubtedly be left with a lot of time consuming (and possibly costly!) maintenance duties once you decide to take a dip!
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