While some aspects of swimming pool maintenance can be performed yourself, there are many good reasons to consider hiring a pool cleaning service to perform regular cleaning and maintenance of your swimming pool. A DIY approach to pool maintenance is fine for daily and weekly minor maintenance tasks, but for anything beyond that it’s best to have professional pool care done by a pool maintenance company on a regular basis. Here are some reasons why:
Why use your valuable free time cleaning and maintaining your pool, when you could be using that time to relax and enjoy the pool instead!
There is a lot of hassle and stress that comes along with attempting to maintain your swimming pool entirely by yourself. There’s much more to it than removing debris: there are chemicals to be balanced, filters to be cleaned, pumps to be inspected, and pool equipment to be tested. On your own, you might stress about whether you’re doing every type of pool servicing that needs to be done, if you’re doing it correctly, if you’re doing it often enough, etc. When you hire a professional pool maintenance company, you have the peace of mind of knowing that your pool is being properly cleaned and serviced.
A professional pool care company will not only take care of your pool for you, they will also give you tips on how to best maintain your pool’s ideal condition between professional cleanings.
A pool is a significant investment. You wouldn’t let your car or your home become rundown or compromised, so why risk losing the investment you have in the value of your pool? Neglecting something you possibly paid tens of thousands of dollars for will lead to regrets in the long run, especially when it comes time to sell your property. A dirty, broken, neglected pool can actually repulse buyers, but a beautiful, clean, working pool adds tremendous appeal and value to any home.
Chemicals are complicated, and can even be unsafe when incorrectly added to a pool. They are also crucial to the proper functioning and maintenance of your pool. Experienced pool professionals know the exact amount and type of chemicals needed to keep your pool safe and clean. Hiring a professional pool care company relieves you of the burden of guesswork when it comes to chemically treating your pool.
A professional inspection is something that homeowners simply cannot perform themselves. One of the greatest benefits of a regular swimming pool cleaning service is that a professional will automatically be inspecting your pool and its equipment on a regular basis. They will be able to identify problematic cracks, sharp edges, and other hazards or damage in need of repair.
This may seem counter-intuitive, but having regular pool cleaning service actually saves money in the long run. Professionals detect potential problems early on; this way, problems don’t have time to worsen, which would eventually lead to costly repairs. A regularly and professionally maintained pool will last longer, keep its value, and develop fewer problems than a DIY maintained pool. Clean walls and water, well-working equipment, and correctly treated water will keep your pool in its ideal shape for years to come, and keep you from needing costly repairs down the line.
The professionals at Northwest Pools have the experience and ability to keep your pool in perfect condition year-round. Let us take one more thing off your to-do list! To discuss a regular pool maintenance routine or get an estimate, contact us today.