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Pool ownership should be a source of enjoyment, not frustration. Our goal is to create maximum relaxation, minimum maintenance. Whether you are considering a new pool or already own one, we wanted to create an area dedicated to education. This section will be updated with new content. Have a question? Please contact us or ask on Facebook.

Aboveground Pool Opening Instructions

Here is how you can open an Aboveground Pool, follow the steps mentioned below:

  1. Re-install all pump plugs, filter plug, sight glass (sand filter)
  2. Re-attach pump to base. Re-attach hose between pump and filter. Re-attach hose between pump and skimmer. Re-attach hose between filter and return
  3. Make sure the strainer cover (pump lid) is clean, the gasket is clean and the track is clean
  4. Move filter valve to filter (sand filter)
  5. Put garden hose under the cover.

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Aboveground Pool Closing Instructions

Here is how you can close an Aboveground Pool, follow the steps mentioned below:

  1. Balance pH and alkalinity levels within 1 week of pool closing.
  2. Remove floating debris with leaf net. Vacuum pool thoroughly. Backwash and rinse sand filter. The better you leave the pool, the better you will find it. The later in the season the pool is winterized, the less of a chance algae will form, as the water is colder.
  3. Add shock, algaecide, and winterizer into the pool and let circulate for several hours. Winterizer is a clarifier and anti-staining product.
  4. A. If on municipal water, lower water level below skimmer and return. Remove the return eye, but do not put a plug in the return! You do not have to use a device to block the skimmer, but it is recommended.
  5. Gently brush the walls and floor to remove residue/film.

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Aboveground Pool Owner’s Guide

With a little bit of maintenance and upkeep, your new pool will perform wonderfully for many years to come. Our expert team of “Pool Gurus” here at Cannon has assembled this quick guide to make pool maintenance a breeze!

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Inground Pool Opening Instructions

Here is how you can open an Inground Pool, follow the steps mentioned below:

  1. Put garden hose under the cover and fill the pool.
  2. Pump/siphon water off cover as you continue to fill pool under the cover.
  3. Use a leaf rake and wall brush to get leaves and debris off cover while you pump/siphon the water off.
  4. The easiest place to clean the cover is on the pool.  Make sure it is clean before you remove it.
  5. Once clean, drain and clean water bags and remove them from the cover.

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Inground Pool Closing Instructions

Here is how you can close an Inground Pool, follow the steps mentioned below:

  1. Start the process by adding all chemicals to the water.
  2. Take care of all of your deck hardware.
  3. With the filter left in the backwash position, turn off the pump at the breaker panel.
  4. Release the short pipe from the port control to the pump.
  5. Insert one end of the clear hose into the opening on the port control.

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Inground Pool Owner’s Guide

With a little bit of maintenance and upkeep, your new pool will perform wonderfully for many years to come. Our expert team of “Pool Gurus” here at Cannon has assembled this quick guide to make pool maintenance a breeze!

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Spa Owner’s Guide – Tuff Spas

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Spa Owner’s Guide – Frog @ Ease Instructions

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Bahama Spas K1000 Touchscreen System Instructions

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