When should you brush your pool?


Savannah Barclay   |   Member since 2016  |  10+ Answers Submitted  |  ✔ Verified

Brushing your pool should be done a minimum of once per week, but preferably twice a week. It only takes about 10 minutes from start to finish, so it's not a big job. But it is a very important one to remember to do. If you 're skimming your pool twice a week, take a few extra minutes to brush it as well.

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Maxwell Rixon   |   Member since 2006  |  10+ Answers Submitted  |  ✔ Verified

Also know, should I brush the pool before vacuuming?

Once a week, use a pool brush to brush the sides and ladder of the pool so dirt and grime don't build up on them. You should also vacuum your pool out once a week using a pool vacuum, which moves along the bottom of the pool and sucks up any debris.

Beside above, can you over shock a pool? Start off by adding 3 or 4 gallons, and if you see no results overnight, add 3 or 4 more gallons the next day. Continue this process until you notice the water changing color to either cloudy white, light green or clear. YOU CANNOT OVER SHOCK A POOL ! The more you add, the quicker it will clear !.


Sage Eagle   |   Member since 2007  |  10+ Answers Submitted  |  ✔ Verified

Also Know, why do I have to brush my new pool?

After Adding Chemicals: Many powdered or granular pool chemicals don't dissolve right away when added to the pool water. Brushing helps to dissolve and disperse the chemicals so they won't etch, stain or scale the surface.


Johnny Weston   |   Member since 2009  |  10+ Answers Submitted  |  ✔ Verified

How often should I vacuum my pool?

A: In general, it's a good idea to vacuum your pool once a week. You should also vacuum your swimming pool any time you notice large amounts of debris, dirt, or leaves on the floor of the pool (for example, your pool may need vacuuming after a heavy storm).


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Alice Callan   |   Member since 2017  |  ✔ Verified

How do I clean my pool water line?

Use a cleaner In cases where your dirt and grime is only minimal, you can use homemade cleaners as such vinegar with water, baking soda and vinegar, toothpaste or even dish soap to remove the deposits. For tough stains or calcium silicate scaling, you'll need to clean the area using a pumice stone.


Matt Ellwood   |   Member since 2010  |  ✔ Verified

Do you leave the skimmer basket when vacuuming pool?

If you're not using a vacuum plate, remove the basket inside the skimmer, and, using your hand, block the end of the water-filled hose.


Harvey Hepburn   |   Member since 2017  |  ✔ Verified

Is it OK to run pool pump 24 hours a day?

Chemicals that you add to your pool while the water is circulating don't need to be recirculated; they will stay mixed even if you don't pump the water continually. Although it's generally recommended that all the pool water undergo filtration every 24 hours, the pump does not need to run all the time.


Henry Whitehouse   |   Member since 2016  |  ✔ Verified

How much is a weekly pool service?

This service costs around $100 to $200 a month on average. Weekly service typically takes about an hour to perform; opening or closing the pool may take three to four hours depending on the amount of work needed.


Mary Doherty   |   Member since 2011  |  ✔ Verified

Can I pressure wash my pool with water in it?

A pressure washer allows you to use water at high pressures to remove stains and other impurities on the surface of your pool and the surrounding area. You also need to ensure that you are using all swimming pool cleaning equipment properly so that you get the best results.


Angelique Nash   |   Member since 2012  |  ✔ Verified

What do you put in a freshly filled pool?

Balance the ChemicalspH: 7.2 to 7.6. Alkalinity: 80 to 120 ppm. Calcium hardness: 100 to 400 ppm. Chlorine: 1 to 3 ppm. Cyanuric Acid: 30 to 50 ppm.


Adalind Woods   |   Member since 2005  |  ✔ Verified

Will chlorine clear a green pool?

This is the main event in clearing a green pool—killing the algae. Pool shock contains a high level of chlorine that will kill the algae and sanitize the pool. Important: Even if you normally use non-chlorine shock, you must use chlorine shock to kill algae.


Nathan Wright   |   Member since 2009  |  ✔ Verified

How long does it take to clean a pool?

30-45 minutes


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