Tips About Winterizing And Pool Closing Long Island New York.
All swimming pools here in the northeast must be winterized. The underground plumbing must have all the water removed or they will freeze and split. Also the filter equipment must be drained and blown out as well. The heat exchanger in the heater is very fragile to freeze damage. The process typically is blowing out all lines and plugging them. Filter equipment is disassembled and also blown out. Chemicals are then added to the water to help keep the pool clean over the winter months. Last the cover is installed. The water is dropped to a certain level depending on type of cover used. The 4 choices of covers are Solid safety cover (loop-Loc), Mesh safety Cover (Loop-Loc), Poly-Cover (waterbags) and the Automatic cover.