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Why should I hire a pool service company?

As Certified Pool Operators, Opulent Pools will protect your valuable investment by ensuring properly working equipment, balanced water chemistry, and allowing you to enjoy your pool instead of worrying about maintenance. Once your pool is in trouble, it will most likely be necessary to call a pool professional to fix the problem. Algae prevention and regular equipment maintenance is the number one reason to sign up for weekly maintenance.

How long should I run my pool pump?

It is important to ensure a minimum turnover of your entire pool each day. Depending on your equipment setup, this time can vary from 6 to 8 hours.

What is the correct balance for my pool water?

Test Range
pH 7.2-7.6
Total Alkalinity 120-150 ppm
Calcium Hardness 200-250 ppm (Gunite)
Calcium Hardness 175-225 ppm (Vinyl)
Free Chlorine 1-3 ppm
Free Bromine 3-5 ppm
Copper 0 ppm
Iron 0 ppm

How often do I need to test and adjust my pool chemicals?

The chemical balance of your pool should be tested and adjusted each week to ensure safe water balance and prevent algae formation. Chlorine should be fed continuously through and approved distribution device.

Do I need to service my pool every week?

Routine maintenance is vital to ensure proper working condition. The skimmers and pump basket should be emptied weekly, as well as brushing down all walls to prevent algae formation. Filtration systems should be cleaning as pressure rises outside of the indicated range.