Pool Maintenance Checklist


  • Remove pool cover

  • Clean and vacuum pool

  • Add water to the desired height

  • Test water balance and pH

  • Inspect electrical service, filters, skimmers, drains, ladders, plugs, gauges, etc

  • clean tiles and skimmers with cleanser

  • Clean and inspect pool deck and area surrounding pool

  • Skim pool water surface and vacuum pool bottom

  • Shock pool water


  • Skim the surface of the pool to remove any leaves or other debris

  • Check filter to make sure it is functioning properly

  • Check filter if the water is noticeably dirty

  • Test the water's pH level and chlorine level and add all necessary chemicals

  • Remove all leaves and other debris from the strainer basket


  • Clean tiles and walls of the pool and clear all algae that has built up

  • Check the walls and the lining of the pool for any tears, cracks or other signs of wear or damage and repair if necessary

  • Clean the pool deck thoroughly with hose or power washer

  • Make sure the water level is high enough and that the pump is functioning correctly

  • Check all the steps, ladders, handrails and other safety equipment in the pool to ensure they are in full working order

  • Remove any debris from bottom of the pool such as dirt, leaves or others accumulations

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