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ABC can help pool and hot tub owners with any issue you might be having, along with taking care of routine maintenance.
Our pool specialists routinely provide the following pool services in the greater Austin area:
The most daunting task associated with maintaining a pool is keeping the water crystal clear. As a part of our pool cleaning services, ABC’s pool technicians will brush, vacuum and skim your pool to remove dirt and other types of debris. We’ll also make any needed adjustments to keep your pool’s chemicals in balance.
Whether you have a clogged pump, leaky skimmer, broken heater or any other type of problem with your hot tub or pool, chances are that something goes wrong just when you don’t have the time to resolve the issue. Although we have so much information at our fingertips for these types of DIY repairs, ABC’s licensed specialists can get the job done right in a fraction of the time it will take you to learn how.
As with most of the larger ticket items we have in our homes, investing in routine maintenance can help identify and correct and potential issues before they turn into big—and costly—headaches. ABC’s pool experts can come monthly or once a season to inspect your filters, skimmers, drains, ladders and other pool or hot tub components to ensure everything is in working order. We’ll also perform the regular duties of our pool cleaning technicians, you’ll come home to a pool that’s been brushed, skimmed and vacuumed. We’ll also make sure your pool is balanced so that all the chemicals in your pool are at manufacturer-recommended levels.
Yes! Many Austin-area homeowners have salt water pool systems or are considering making the switch. Our pool technicians can advise you on the benefits of a saltwater pool, as well as the process to convert your pool to salt water. ABC can convert your pool to salt water and provide any cleaning and repair services once you have a saltwater pool. We can then perform routine maintenance so that you have more free time to enjoy your pool.
If you sign up for regular pool cleaning, after an initial visit so you can give us a brief overview of your pool and its parts, we can return when you are not at home, provided that you give us instructions on how to access your pool area. In the case of repairs or maintenance, we prefer to have the chance to meet with the pool owner in person so that we can more easily review recommended next steps and quickly get your pool up and running again.
We are happy to work with our pool customers to create a schedule that works for you for your pool cleaning. The factors which influence how often we recommend a pool be cleaned include what type of pool you have, what time of year it is and how often you use your pool.
One of the most common questions we hear from pool owners is why pool water can sometimes turn to a greenish color. A few reasons why your pool water may have morphed from crystal clear are filter build-up, chemical imbalance and problems with your pump. The main ways to fix this problem are to add sanitizers, perform a shock treatment and add algaecide.
Keeping your pool chemically balanced is the primary way to keep your pool safe for your swimmers. For residential pools, we recommend checking your pH and other chemical levels at least two times a week.
Your pool will be safe to swim in once chemicals have been circulated throughout the water. Within the pool industry, there is agreement that all the water in the pool needs to pass through your filter once in order for chemicals to be completely distributed throughout the water. For residential pools, this generally happens between 8 and 12 hours, which is why many chemical adjustments are made at night. By doing so, your pool will be ready to swim in the following day.
Our pool customers tell us they choose ABC for some of the same reasons they use our company for other home services. First and foremost, our technicians receive extensive in-house training so they have a thorough understanding of the mechanics behind a pool’s operation and the ideal chemical components of the water. In addition, ABC is a certified pool and spa operator. This means that our employees receive specialized training in industry best practices and safety considerations. ABC conducts regular background checks and drug testing so you can feel safe having our technicians on your property. Last, but certainly not least, our technicians treat your pool as they would their own.