Inground/Above Ground Pool:
Any “minor” adjustments to water chemistry to assure its balance assuming the water has been properly maintained over the course of the season and treated properly for closing. It is the customer’s responsibility to assure water chemistry has been maintained during the season.
Fill water bags (when used); remove ladders, handrails, diving boards, etc and store away; check pool light (submerge if needed); check filter system (clean grids, etc); vacuum to waste
Blowing out and adding antifreeze to lines (inground pool)/properly winterizing pool (i.e., suck system dry, drain pump/filter & heater, etc.; make sure all orings are lubed appropriately
Adding an Algaecide Protector based on gallons of water in pool
Adding Winter Shock based on gallons of water in pool
Adding Winter Enzyme based on gallons of water in pool
Lowering water level
Properly covering the pool
Additional charges that are not part of a closing:
Return visit due to water chemistry (water acidic upon arrival to close pool requiring us to return to complete closing or return visit due to customer requesting wrong equipment (i.e., wrong size of cover)
Equipment repair (labor rate + materials)
Plumbing repair (labor rate + materials)
Clean, disassemble solar reel, clean solar cover, etc.
Take down slide (includes need to take down slide to properly install cover)
Fix or replace light – bulb (labor + material)
Leak detection, patch liner, cover, etc (labor + material)
Winterize spa, pool house, waterfall, fountains (labor + material)
Salt Cell Cleaning (labor + material)
Winter chemicals are not included in closing labor pricing
Installation of one cover is included in pool closing. If customer requests a second cover be installed (i.e., water bag cover over safety cover, that will result in an additional charge for cover service.)
*Skipper’s Pool and Spa Service, as a courtesy and not part of a routine closing, will put equipment in shed/garage, etc. if you are home to instruct service technicians where equipment should be put and if it is within reasonable proximity to the pool or if you have left instructions at time of scheduling and it is within reasonable proximity to the pool. Otherwise, equipment will be placed neatly in the pool area.