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Pool Opening, Closing & Maintenance

Pool Opening Packages

Our services run deep and are backed by over 30 years of experience.  To book your pool opening, click here.

Basic opening for all pools
  • Lubricate and reinstall the diving board and ladder (where applicable)
  • Remove winter plugs
  • Install return eyeballs, pressure gauges and site glass
  • Ready circulation system (prime pump and start system if water level allows)
  • Set solar roller in position (if accessible) leaving cover off to allow chemicals to oxidize
  • INCLUDES the supply and application of a deluxe chemical kit (Concentrated shock, algaecide and PH reducer- $39.99 value, treats up to 120,000L)
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Deluxe opening for all pools
  • Lubricate and reinstall the diving board and ladder (where applicable)
  • Remove winter plugs
  • Install return eyeballs, pressure gauges and site glass
  • Ready circulation system (prime pump and start system if water level allows)
  • Set solar roller in position (if accessible) leaving cover off to allow chemicals to oxidize
  • Treat and clean the water line and sweep pool deck
  • Recycle the cover water using filters on our pump to clean the cover water and pump it back into the pool (saves up to 25,000L of water)
  • Remove, clean and stow waterbags.
  • Remove, clean and fold cover
  • INCLUDES the supply and application of a deluxe chemical kit (Concentrated shock, algaecide and PH reducer- $39.99 value, treats up to 120,000L)
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Ultimate Opening with Spring Cleaning
  • Lubricate and reinstall the diving board and ladder (where applicable)
  • Remove winter plugs
  • Install return eyeballs, pressure gauges and site glass
  • Set solar roller in position (if accessible) leaving cover off to allow chemicals to oxidize
  • Treat and clean the water line
  • Full mechanical start up and system test
  • Recycle the cover water using filters on our pump to clean the cover water and pump it back into the pool (saves up to 25,000L of water)
  • Remove, clean and stow waterbags.
  • Remove, clean and fold cover
  • Deep leaf rake of the pool; as needed
  • Pressure wash deck
  • Return vacuum visits to clean, shock and treat the pool with premium chemicals until the pool is sparkling clean (up to 4 return visits)
  • Full water tests, complete chemical and mineral balancing and stabilizing including required products
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The “No-Hassle” Pool Package: Don’t lift a finger, we do it all!
  • Lubricate and reinstall the diving board and ladder (where applicable)
  • Remove winter plugs
  • Install return eyeballs, pressure gauges and site glass
  • Set solar roller in position (if accessible) leaving cover off to allow chemicals to oxidize
  • Treat and clean the water line
  • Full mechanical start up and system test
  • Recycle the cover water using filters on our pump to clean the cover water and pump it back into the pool (saves up to 25,000L of water)
  • Remove, clean and stow waterbags.
  • Remove, clean and fold cover
  • Deep leaf rake of the pool; as needed
  • Pressure wash deck
  • Return vacuum visits to clean, shock and treat the pool with premium chemicals until the pool is sparkling clean (up to 4 return visits)
  • 10 or 20 additional clean up or ongoing maintenance visits (weekly, bi-weekly or on-call: your choice)
  • Full water tests, complete chemical and mineral balancing and stabilizing including required products
  • Up to $600 in chemicals to be used according to your pool needs
  • Standard pool closing, your choice of dates
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Pool Closing

Basic Closing

Our standard service is applicable to all residential in- and above-ground pools

  • Clear the suction and return lines of water
  • Blow out and plug lines (if missing or defective will supply as needed for an additional charge)
  • Remove ladder and diving board (where applicable)
  • Prepare equipment for winter
  • Includes the addition of premium lubricating anti-freeze for lines and pump
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Pool Closing - A La Carte

 

Premium Closing Chemical Kit
  • Cold water shock
  • Stain and scale preventer
  • Concentrated algaecide
Water Level

The water level must be lowered to the correct depth in order for us to properly close the pool. Please select one of the following:

  • Self Service: You will take care of lowering the water prior to our arrival (see booking form for full conditions/instructions)
  • Traditional sanitation: For a pool that does not use salt, we filter the water through a de-chlorination device ensuring waste water is safe, the water is pumped onto the customer’s property or storm water system.
  • Salt water sanitation: For a pool that uses salt, the discharge water cannot enter the storm sewer system and must be pumped onto your property.
Winter Cover

Purewater recommends the use of a winter cover to keep debris out of the pool, and to protect the liner / pool surface from UV and environmental damage over the winter. Please select one of the following:

  • Self Service: You do not use a cover or will install your own cover
  • Install Safety Cover: We install your safety cover using existing anchors and hardware. Any damaged or missing springs will be replaced for an additional charge. *If any anchors are damaged or missing, a return visit may be required, to repair / replace
  • Install Tarp Cover: We install a traditional tarp and / or leaf -net style winter cover and fill your water bags. Any broken or missing water bags will be replaced for an additional charge.
Spill Over Spa

  • Close a pool side spa (integrated plumbing with pool)

Salt Cell Cleaning
  • Chemically clean a salt cell
Filter Cleaning
  • Sand filter deep cleaning: soak with our eco-friendly enzyme cleaner
  • Cartridge filter cleaning: Filters are taken to Purewater for a 3-stage deep cleaning & rinse process, then returned to your home
Skimmers and Additional Water Features
  • Winterize additional skimmers (priced per skimmer, includes additional antifreeze)
  • Winterize up to 8 deck jets or up to 4 Laminar jets includes additional antifreeze)
  • Winterize waterfall, includes additional antifreeze
  • Winterize each additional waterfall, includes additional antifreeze
Heaters
  • Close Solar Heating Systems: (service includes blowout / purge from the ground, does not include climbing roof. Systems requiring roof access cannot be fully winterized by Purewater)
  • Create a blowout for Solar Systems: flat rate charge to plumb in a blowout line allowing for proper winterization; one-time cost (if necessary)