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Why Professional Pool Opening and Heater Maintenance are Essential


With warmer days on the horizon, thoughts of backyard barbecues and refreshing dips in the pool start to take hold. But before you cannonball into summer fun, ensuring your pool and its equipment are ready for action is crucial. Here's why entrusting this task to professionals like Mermaid Pools in Ottawa, paired with regular natural gas pool heater maintenance, is a recipe for a safe and enjoyable pool season.

Pool Opening: Expertise Beyond the Cover

While opening your pool may seem straightforward here is why professional pool opening services offer much more:

  • Equipment set up: Experienced technicians meticulously remove winter plugs and install eyeballs, assemble all pool equipment and install plugs, Install ladder(s), grab rail(s) and light(s), and even prime the pump, lubricate o-rings and start the pool circulating.
  • Customization: Taylor your pool opening to your needs. Go with the basic or add on everything from cover removal and cleaning to chemicals to start the pool; all at a competitive price.
  • Leak inspection: Mermaid tests for leaks on the equipment we re-assemble and even provides a no-leak workmanship guarantee for 30 days from the opening. 
  • Equipment inspection: They inspect pumps, filters, and other components for wear and tear, possibly catching potential breakdowns before they happen and offer solutions.
  • Peace of mind: Knowing qualified professionals have handled the opening process allows you to relax and focus on summer fun. We can even add the pool chemicals to start up.

Mermaid Pools: Your Local Pool Care Champion

Choosing a reputable company like Mermaid Pools brings added benefits:

  • Local expertise: They understand the specific challenges and regulations of Ottawa's pool environment.
  • Proven track record: Their experience and positive customer reviews speak volumes about their quality service.
  • Convenience: From opening to closing and everything in between, they offer comprehensive pool care solutions.

Don't Neglect Your Pool Heater: Safety and Efficiency Come First

Now, let's dive into the importance of natural gas pool heater maintenance, often overlooked but equally crucial:

  • Safety first: B149.1 code mandates annual maintenance for a reason. Faulty components can lead to gas leaks and other safety hazards.
  • Peak performance: Regular servicing ensures efficient operation, saving you money on energy bills and reducing heating time.
  • Extended lifespan: Proactive maintenance identifies and addresses minor issues before they snowball into costly repairs.
  • Warranty protection: Many manufacturers require annual maintenance to maintain warranty coverage.

Investing in your pool's well-being through professional opening and regular heater maintenance ensures a safe, enjoyable, and cost-effective swimming season. Trust your local experts like Mermaid Pools in Ottawa to handle the technicalities, leaving you free to soak up the summer sun and make poolside memories.

Remember: This blog post is intended for informational purposes only and should not be interpreted as a substitute for professional advice. Always consult with a qualified pool technician for specific recommendations regarding your pool and heater.

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