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Hello everyone, First time pool owner, it was installed in September. My kids are loving it. Happy I got the heater so we are able to enjoy the pool this fall. But I need to figure out how to close this thing cause "Winters Coming"...lol I need help with closing my pool it's a doughboy above ground 16x32 with a main drain and 7ft deep end. My problem that I'm having is that I don't know what to do with the main drain and the stand pipe that goes to the pump.
Looking for direction on what to do. We are planning to replace our pool liner in the spring (we can do it now if that makes better sense) due to a continued leak in the liner which sits at the very bottom of the pool. We lose approximately 2-3 inches of water per week. Should we even bother to winterize and close if we are planning to replace the liner? I am expecting that we will have to refill the pool every so often during the winter months so not to loose too much water to avoid compromising the walls. Is there any benefit to winterizing if we are planning to replace? Any concerns wi
Hello, We moved into a home 3 years ago with a gunite Anthony & Sylvan pool that we are told is about 30 years old. I prefer to close the pool myself but I am perplexed about one aspect of blowing out the lines. I've already done everything including balancing chemicals, covering the pool, detaching the filter motor, moving the filter and motor to the shed, etc. The part I am not confident about is the main drain. The skimmer has two round holes - 1 inlet and 1 outlet. They are located on the sides of the skimmer and not on the bottom as I've seen in many youtube videos. We have a m