Owning and maintaining a swimming pool and spa means staying relevant. In this case, relevant can be defined as maintaining a certain level of education about new equipment and safety issues. It can also mean doing what it takes ‘time wise’ and monetarily to keep the pool / spa operational.
Similar to a car, a pool / spa needs attention to ensure quality performance and longevity. In addition to weekly service(for a car this would be getting gas and washing), a pool also needs annual check-ups (for a car this would be inspections and oil changes). We strongly advise all of our customers to have a certified pool mechanic do an annual equipment and safety check typically before the start of the season. These annual equipment and safety check include some of the following:
Take care of your pool and your pool will be operational, safe and clean for your swimming enjoyment!
Essentially, this annual checkup will allow the homeowner to feel more content knowing that their pool meets code and will operate to its best ability. The lifespan for pool equipment (heaters, motors, filters, etc.) depends on various factors but will usually last between three and ten years. We have certain brands that we recommend which have warranties, last longer and work better.