Off-Season Operation for Chlorinated Pools

In cooler weather when the pool is not in use, it may be preferable to leave the pool running. A small amount of maintenance will still be required, but much less frequently than during the warmer summer months.

  1. Perform a complete water analysis and balance according to ALEX recommendations. The cooler water temperature will require slightly different balancing parameters to prevent equipment corrosion and surface damage.

  2. Clear up all problems, such as algae growth, biofilm or cloudy water.

  3. Brush and vacuum the pool and clean the waterline with Off The Wall Surface Cleaner.

  4. Backwash and clean the filter with Filter Brite.

  5. Begin your off season maintenance routine: