Are pool closing kits worth it?

Are pool closing kits worth it?

You do not need a pool winterizing kit. You need some other stuff to protect your pool from harsh winter conditions, but only one chemical to add when closing. There are many different algaecides, and many of them are useless (super diluted) or cause staining (loaded with metals).

What is included in a pool closing kit?


  • Standard Kit includes 1lbs of Fresh ‘N Clear, 1pt of Algae Control, 1pt of Metal Free, and 1 WinterPill.
  • Deluxe Kit includes 2lbs of Fresh ‘N Clear, 1pt of Algae Control, 1 Stain & Scale Pill, and 1 WinterPill.

Are pool opening and closing kits the same?

The process is the same to open your swimming pool as well as the process for closing your pool.

How do you close a pool with an EZ pool?

To start the process of winterizing, simply use 1lb or 2 scoops of E-Z POOL per every 5k gallons of your pool. For best results, circulate the pool for 30 minutes prior to closing. Then, patiently wait for spring to roll around, and be sure to use Revive! for best results upon opening your pool again!

How do you close down a pool for the winter?

Top Ten Tips for Closing Your Pool

  1. Begin Winterizing One Week Before Closing Your Pool.
  2. Brush and Vacuum To Remove All Debris.
  3. Manage Your Water Level.
  4. Balance the Pool Chemistry.
  5. Shock and Chlorinate Your Pool.
  6. Backwash Your Pool Filter.
  7. Drain Pool Lines and Add Pool Antifreeze (for freezing temperatures only)

How do you winterize a pool without draining it?

Lower the water level to just below the mouth of the skimmer. This removes the water from the throat of the skimmer, which could easily sustain damage should water left there freeze. Also remove the water from the plumbing lines using a shop vac. Be sure to plug the empty lines to prevent them from refilling.

What chemicals do you put in your pool to winterize it?

Regular chlorine pool shock, or non-chlorine pool shock (potassium peroxymonosulfate) is usually the best choice as a winterizing pool shock. Follow the label instructions to add the proper dosage. If you have visible algae, double the dose, and then brush the pool.

What is Winterizer for pool?

Winterizer is a maintenance product designed to keep swimming pool water clear during shut down periods and to reduce clean up time when the pool is put back into operation. One gallon treats 8,000 gallons of pool water.

What do I need to close my pool for winter?

How long after using E-Z POOL Can you swim?

Add ten scoops (5lbs) of E-Z POOL and 16oz of Revive! for every 10,000 gallons of water. Let the pool circulate 24-48 hours without swimming.

Can you swim after adding E-Z POOL?

E-Z POOL contains stable oxidizer, algae shield, clarifier, scale inhibitor, water conditioner and balancers (pH, Total Alkalinity, and Calcium Hardness) to keep swimming pool water clean, clear and trouble free. No waiting to SWIM!