Between the changing seasons, vacation departures and the multitude of cleaning products at your disposal, it’s not uncommon to feel overwhelmed when it comes to maintenance of your polyester shell pool.

To maintain a shell pool in good condition, regardless of the type of water treatment used (salt, chlorine, bromine, etc.), it is essential to regularly clean the cleaning your pool shell.

Without further ado, Aboral takes you step by step through the process of successfully maintenance of your polyester shell pool.

Why are there stains on your pool shell?

When water comes into contact with various pollutants (external or internal), stains can form. stains can form at the water line. These tasksIf not properly cleaned, they can give the impression of a poorly maintained or even neglected pool. How to identify them?

– If you notice white spots on the water lineThis is probably due to the presence of limescale in your water. The presence of limescale can be explained by sudden changes in temperature, atmospheric pressure or pH.

– There are yellow spots on your shell pool ? This phenomenon often occurs when there is sunscreen residue in the water.

– Finally, if there are spots on the polyester polyestermeans that algae have formed. Generally speaking, this type of stain occurs when filtration is insufficient or when the pool is poorly maintained.

Cleaning your polyester hull

There are two effective methods for removing stains stain on your shell pool.

Manual cleaning

First of all, manual manual cleaning, which requires reducing the water level by a few centimetres. In addition to eliminating certain chemicals present in the water (such as stabilizers), this partial draining of the pool facilitates access to your pool’s various equipment.

Once the pool has been partially drained stains will be more visible. To get rid of it, all you have to do is brush the corners and stairs, as well as the walls and bottom. To do this, take a sponge or a brush attached to a telescopic broom and use a cleaning product or white vinegar.

Automatic cleaning

The other option is robotic cleaningwhich consists of using a robot vacuum cleaner to automatically clean your pool. Particularly fast and convenient, the vacuum cleaner sucks up impurities from the bottom of your pool and cleans the pool walls as well as the water line. All without any effort on your part!

However, it is recommended that you manually clean the pool shell twice a year to complement robotized cleaning. This will allow a more thorough cleaning of the pool floor and walls.

In short, for a water surface that stays healthy and clean, nothing beats a little elbow grease, combined with cleaning products and efficient accessories. You can find a wide range of cleaning products designed to remove waterline stains.

However, cleaning is only one part of the maintenance maintenance of a pool. In all, there are no less than 9 essential steps to be carried out daily to prevent the appearance of these stains.

Anticipate pool maintenance with our maintenance calendar

To keep your cleanliness of your pool and avoid stains and dirt, the key lies in anticipation. Thanks to our maintenance scheduleSimplify your life and consult the steps to follow, month by month, throughout the year.

Remember, however, that there are two events that can lead to the appearance of stains stains on your hull Seasonal changes and vacation departures. Here are the steps to follow during these two key periods.

Depending on the season

From November to January, when winter sets in, it’s time to winterizing your pool. A period during which a minimum of maintenance is still required:

– Make sure your pool water doesn’t freeze;

– Check the filtration system;

– Check water PH.

In spring, when the outside temperature warms up and the water reaches 12°, you can proceed with a restart your pool by taking a few precautions:

– Check water level regularly;

– Carry out a shock treatment to eliminate any micro-organisms that may have developed over the winter;

– Clean filter.

As summer approaches in June, you’ll need to keep the water clean by monitoring its quality on a daily basis. It’s also a good time to get back into good maintenance habits, such as net regularly and clean walls before starting the swimming swimming season.

For those with a heat pump or pool enclosure, September and October are the perfect months to extend summer. Then it’s time to prepare your pool for winter.

Before you go on vacation

For pool owners who are concerned about pool maintenance you’ve come to the right place. Here are the steps you need to take to ensure that your pool is in good condition when you return from vacation.

– With 15 days to go before you leave on vacation, start by testing your water for water quality. To do this, install a pool controller inside your pool to control chlorine and pH levels. This device will automatically adjust these parameters according to the results obtained. If you don’t have a regulator, you can perform these tests manually, using test strips and adjusting the levels accordingly.

– D-3 before you leave on vacation: Three days before you leave, it’s important to disturb the water mass by brushing your pool dynamically. This action enables the disinfectant to act more effectively against bacteria and eliminate them more efficiently.

Finally, before the big day, remember to protect your pool by covering it with a bar cover. The aim is twofold: to prevent bacteria and dirt from coming into contact with the water, and to ensure that the water remains clean. secure access to your pool.

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