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Effective December 26th, all of our locations are closed for in-person shopping, due to the recent COVID-19 Ontario retail lockdown measures. We remain open with CONTACTLESS STORE PICKUP in order to serve your ongoing pool and spa needs.
Effective December 26th, all of our locations are closed for in-person shopping, due to the recent COVID-19 Ontario retail lockdown measures. We remain open with CONTACTLESS STORE PICKUP in order to serve your ongoing pool and spa needs.

WEEKLY MAINTENANCE:

Filter Pressure & Backwash: Check Pressure on filter gauge. Backwash as needed
Check Water Level: Should be filled 3/4 of the way up the skimmer 
Clean Skimmer & Strainer Baskets: Clean skimmer basket from debris. Check the strainer basket at front of the pump & clean as needed. 
Vacuum & Brush: Vacuum & Brush at least twice a week 
Check Pool Equipment: Check if pool equipment is operating property 
Granular Sanitizer: Add regular amount of granular sanitizer daily (If not have an automated chemical feeder).

Salt Cell Cleaner: Clean once every 3 month 
Nature II Cartridge: Replace at the start of every season 
Sand Filter: Clean at the end of each season 
Cartridge Filter: Clean every 3 months using cartridge cleaner 

WEEKLY CHEMICAL MAINTENANCE 
pH Levels range: 7.4 – 7.6 
Free Chlorine Levels Range: 1.0 – 3.0 ppm 
Alkalinity Levels range: 80 - 140 pm 

CHEMICAL OVERVIEW 
Oxidizer: Use Omni Shimmer every 1 week. Broadcast over surface. 
Stabilized Granular Chlorine: Use hth Granular Chlorine as needed by broadcasting over surface (some types require pre-mixing) 
Chlorine/Bromine Tablets: Use Omni Swim Clear Pucks as needed. Fill sanitizer as per manufacturer's instructions. 
Pool Perfect: Use Natural Chemistry Pool Perfect weekly by pouring Pool Perfect directly into skimmer. 
Stain & Scale: Use Omni Stain & Scale weekly or as needed by pouring it around the perimeter of pool water.