Openings and Closings

New Buffalo, Elkhart & South Bend Pool Services

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Pool Opening & Closing Services

Pool Opening & Closing Services

When the spring and winter months roll around, make sure your pool is ready. Bontrager Pools offers pool opening and closing services to ensure your pool is ready to swim in spring and ready to hibernate in winter. Our competitively priced swimming pool opening and closing services include the following:

Pool Opening Service

  • Inspect pool cover for damage
  • Remove, fold and stow winter cover
  • Screw down deck grommets
  • Installation of deck equipment (ladders, handrails,etc…)
  • Removal of winter plugs
  • Reassemble pool filter
  • Start pumps and pool heater
  • Blow out/prime plumbing
  • Install return fittings and skimmer baskets
  • Add shock to pool
  • Brush entire pool surface and vacuum
  • Water chemistry testing

Pool Closing/Winterize Service

  • Water test
  • Add chemicals
  • Install Winterizing plugs
  • Adjust water level
  • Blow out the lines
  • Remove skimmer baskets, cleaners, wall fittings
  • Drain all pumping, filtering, heating and chlorinating equipment
  • Store ladders, handrails, and diving board
  • Cover the pool