How to Repair Your Pool After a Hurricane

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How to Repair Your Pool After a Hurricane

By | 2018-06-01T10:40:38+00:00 May 20th, 2014|Pool Repairs|

Here in Clearwater, hurricanes bring high force winds and heavy rain, which can easily lead to you needing swimming pool repair. Once the rain stops, the cleanup begins, and if you were lucky, there won’t be much to worry about. But, if your home or yard sustained heavy damages, getting your pool ready for swimming season again will be at the bottom of your to-do list. However, some damages are not immediately visible, and can be detrimental to your pool. It’s important to always carefully inspect the pump and surrounding area for harm.

Swimming pool repair in Clearwater is imperative after a big storm. You’ll need to constantly check the chemical levels in the water, as well as drying out all of the pump equipment. Your best bet is to call a professional to perform these necessary tasks, so you can concentrate on getting your home back to normal.

After a hurricane, some steps a trained technician will take for swimming pool repair in Clearwater are:

  1. Remove solid debris.
  2. Examine edges for signs of damage to the underlying structure.
  3. Take apart pump and dry out all of the parts; replace parts that have extreme water damaged.
  4. Run the pump for 24 hours, the check pH, total alkalinity, and calcium hardness; add any needed chemicals.
  5. Check chlorine levels; shock, or superchlorinate, the water, as needed.
  6. Clean the filter.

Triangle’s Swimming Pool Repair Service

As you can see, swimming pool repair in Clearwater after a hurricane takes a lot of work. Testing all of the chemicals is just a part of maintenance and repair. Plus, the amount of time you invest to make sure everything is running as it should. Here at Triangle Pool, our technicians will gladly perform these tasks for you, so you can focus on other, more pressing matters. With over 50 years of experience, we will be able to take care of any swimming pool repair services needed in order to get your home back to normal. For more information, call us at (727) 531-0473 or contact us online today!