Caring for Your Pool: Five Things to do Before Winter Comes

From Guardian Pool Fence

Taking care of an inground swimming pool for the harsh winter months entails more than just putting on a winter cover, says this post from Guardian Pool Fence.  As the post goes on to state, an inground swimming pool is a major investment, and there are five key things that a swimming pool owner must do to protect their investment before old man winter comes.

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10 Off Season Pool Care Tips From The Pros

From Swim University

Just putting a cover on your inground swimming pool and watching the snow collect on it doesn't constitute your entire responsibility as a pool owner.  Did you realize that there are many steps that should and could be taken to protect your swimming pool investment, and save you money the following year?  This post from Matt Giovanisci at Swim University polled swimming pool industry experts from around the country to get their best tips for preserving and maintaining inground swimming pools over the long, cold winter months.

Here is an excerpt from the post:

Taking care of your pool doesn’t end when you put the cover on. It’s important to continue caring for your pool during the off-season (fall, winter, and early spring) to ensure a successful and clean opening.

I asked 10 pool care professionals from around the country to give their best tips for off season pool care, and here’s what they had to say: