7. Shock the Water
Although it should not be done too often, shocking the water – significantly increasing the chlorine levels for a short amount of time – can effectively kill off any bacteria that has been growing.
8. Give the Filter Some TLC
Once a week, clear the filter basket of any debris, empty all strainers and leaf traps. About once every 3 or 4 months, disassemble and inspect the filter, then proceed to clean cartridges or D.E. elements, lubricate parts as needed.
9. Brush the Water Line
Aim to Brush the water and tile line about once a week. This area tends to get collect dirt so keeping it clean will automatically reduce the amount of dirt that gets washed back into the pool.
10- Skim your pool
Skim the surface on a regular basis (aim for at least every few days) is a simple way to reduce the workload of your filter and lower the amount of chlorine required.
All in all, it is possible to maintain your pool and keep it clean and clear with minimal hassle by utilizing the tips above and seeking out your local pool cleaning service for assistance as needed.