Cleaning your pool may seem like a simple task at first. However, anyone who has attempted to bring this project on themselves will tell you it’s much more involved than one may assume. ABC’s specialists can keep your pool clean and clear through routing visits which include:
- brushing your pool, as needed, to remove any residue along your waterline
- skimming and vacuuming to remove leaves and other materials from your water’s surface and your pool’s bottom
- cleaning your filters
- testing and balancing your pool’s chemistry
With ABC’s help, you’ll have more free time to actually enjoy your pool.
When it comes to pool services, DeSoto homeowners know that they can count on ABC to send a friendly specialist to their home to provide high-quality services. As a family-run business, one of our values is that we treat our costumers’ homes as if they were our own, and this philosophy extends to our hiring process. We strive to only hire the best of the best, and our thorough hiring process includes a drug test and a criminal background check.
Before conducting service calls, all team members go through an in-house training program to learn all about pool services and our standards for customer service. Whenever an ABC specialist arrives at your home, you can count on consistent, friendly service.
How often should my pool be cleaned by ABC?
The answer to this question is based on a variety of factors. When deciding how frequently to recommend your pool will need to be cleaned, we will consider factors such as:
- The time of year
- The type of pool
- How frequently you use your pool
Based on these considerations, we will create a pool cleaning schedule that works best for your schedule and needs.
Can you service my salt water pool?
We know that salt water pools are growing in popularity in Dallas County, which is why all of our specialists are trained in the best practices for cleaning, repairing and maintaining these kinds of pools. We’re even equipped to convert your pool into a salt water pool. Even if you’re just curious about the benefits of salt water pools and what it would take to convert your pool, our specialists can answer any questions you may have. Reach out to us and we would be happy to schedule a consultation.
Can you clean my pool while I’m away from home?
We understand that homeowners have a lot on their plate. This is why, after our initial meeting, we return for future service calls while you’re out and about. We just may need to gather any information needed to gain access to your pool while you’re away. When you contact ABC for pool services, you can rest assured that you’ll be able go on a hike in Windmill Hill Nature Preserve or take care of errands and come back to a clean and clear pool.
My pool water turned green. What’s going on?
If you’ve come home from playing a round of golf at Thorntree Golf Club or taking your kids to Briarwood Park to find your pool has turned an unsightly green color, you’re not alone. This is actually a relatively common occurrence that can happen for a variety of reasons, including:
- A buildup of debris in your filter
- Chemical imbalance
- Issues with your pool pump
Depending on the cause of the problem, our specialists can typically get your pool water clear and clean again by adding algaecide or sanitizers. If your situation requires a more intensive intervention, we may recommend shocking your pool.
How frequently do pool chemicals need to be tested?
Typically, we suggest DeSoto area homeowners test their pool’s pH levels, alkalinity and chlorine levels twice a week. Being diligent about keeping to this schedule will ensure that your pool water is safe for those swimming in it.
After adding chemicals, how long do I need to wait to swim?
For our regularly scheduled pool cleaning appointments, you typically only need to wait an hour before using your pool. However, if we need to do something more involved, such as if we shock your pool, you may need to wait a bit longer before taking advantage of your pool. Your pool and spa professional will be able to give you a better idea of how long to wait before swimming in your pool based on the treatment provided.
Can ABC work on my spa?
Of course! Our specialists are extremely knowledgeable on how spas work and can keep your spa in good working condition. We can test your spa’s water and treat it, when needed, as well as make any repairs your spa may need.
What else can you do for my pool?
ABC’s experienced pros can also help you with other pool services, including:
There are many different components that must work together to keep your pool water healthy. If even one piece breaks or malfunctions, it can negatively impact the quality of your pool water and can even make it so you can’t swim in your pool. If something has gone wrong with one of your pool’s components, you can count on ABC’s specialists to quickly diagnose and repair the problem.
Having pool maintenance performed is important, as it can help you catch any potential problems before they turn into a large, costly headache. This is why ABC offers regularly scheduled pool maintenance.
During your pool maintenance appointments, your specialist will inspect your pool or spa’s drains, filters, ladders, skimmers and any other important pieces of equipment. We will also take this time to clean your pool, meaning you’ll also benefit from a freshly brushed, skimmed, vacuumed and chemically-balanced pool.
As a home services provider, ABC can also help with your yard to keep your grass cut, assist with your landscaping, address any issues with your sprinkler system and even help keep mosquitoes away!