Winter can throw a lot of foreign matter into your pool. Snow, leaves, branches, ground, rocks; Regardless, we don't want anything to get into our pool. Not only do we add dirt that we may need to clean in our pool, but it's also hard to remove stains and damage to our pool which requires us to spend more time and money cleaning and repairing.
An indispensable tool to prevent this from happening is a swimming pool covers. As the name suggests, it covers the pool, basically blocks everything, and seals things (which should be in the pool).
However, we're not just putting up a pool cover and leaving it on for the rest of the winter. Even pool covers need maintenance. If too much dirt builds up in the pool, it will weigh down and damage the lid.
In this case, all of this residue will simply fall into the pool. The collected trash must be cleaned frequently to prevent this from happening.
How exactly do we do this? Since we are in the context of winter, snow and ice are the debris we are most likely to encounter. Be careful when removing ice as there could be sharp edges that could damage the cover. It is best to wait for it to thaw then pump all the water using a pump for the pool roof.
If certain solid objects, such as dry leaves or fallen tree branches, are mixed with snow and water, try to remove as much as possible before pumping the water, as they can clog the pump. roof pool.
Also, if you don't have a pool cover pump, you can always use a simple garden hose as a temporary pool cover pump. How can you ask? Soak the entire hose under closing water. Fill it with water. You'll know it will fill up when more air bubbles stop coming out of the two ends of the pipe. Hold one end of the tube and cover it with your palm or finger.