Pool Maintenance

Swimming season is just around the corner and
Dutch Barn would like to maintain your pool for you!

Our maintenance packages

If you are interested, please give us a call or email kevin@dutchbarnlandscaping.com
so we can add you to our schedule.

Basic Chemical Balancing Package

Perfect for the do-it-yourselfer for whom water chemistry might be a little out of your comfort zone. 

  • Test water for chlorine, pH, and Total Alkalinity; adjust weekly with proper chemicals*

  • Maintain proper water balance (specialty chemicals are extra)

  • Turn on system & evaluate, make service/repair recommendations if needed

  • Water chemistry recorded and reported via online Taylor System

Basic + Plus Maintenance Package

Cost effective pool chemical maintenance and cleaning.

  • Test water for chlorine, pH, and Total Alkalinity; adjust weekly with proper chemicals*

  • Maintain proper water balance (specialty chemicals are extra*)

  • Turn on system & evaluate, make service/repair recommendations if needed

  • Pump and skimmer baskets checked and emptied

  • Surface skimmed each visit

  • Chlorinators or salt cells checked and cleaned as needed

  • Brush the walls, steps, ladders, and ledges if necessary

  • Vacuum pool with external trash vac

  • Backwash filter as needed

  • Water chemistry recorded and reported via online Taylor System

Premier Maintenance Package

Worry free, just swim and enjoy your pool! We will come twice a week to perform chemical maintenance and cleaning.

  • Test water for chlorine, pH, and Total Alkalinity

  • Maintain proper water balance (specialty chemicals are extra*)

  • Turn on system & evaluate, make service/repair recommendations if needed

  • Pump and skimmer baskets checked and emptied

  • Surface skimmed each visit

  • Chlorinators or salt cells checked and cleaned as needed

  • Brush the walls, steps, ladders, and ledges if necessary

  • Vacuum pool with external trash vac

  • Backwash filter as needed

  • Water chemistry recorded and reported

Add Spillover Spa Maintenance to Pool Maintenance Packages - $25 additional
Add Stand Alone Spa Maintenance to Pool Maintenance Packages - $40 additional

* Pricing is the Base Cost and is subject to an increase depending on volume of water, size/design of pool, surrounding landscape and geographical location. The appropriate chemicals are used to maintain pools serviced by Dutch Barn Pools (we never use client chemicals, so we can guarantee the results of our work). All specialty items such as Algaecides, Clarifiers, etc. are not included and additional charge if necessary. 

Premier Pool Opening

Get your pool opened by the professionals! Our certified pool operators will inspect and clean your pool and start up the equipment. Includes initial dose of shock and algaecide. 

  • Visually check pool structure for damage or unsafe conditions, pool equipment and pipes for leaks.

  • Blow all leaves and debris from the pool/spa deck area and equipment pad area.

  • Remove all winterizing plugs and gizmos from pool suction and return lines inside the pool.

  • Assemble all pump, filter, heater, chlorinator/salt cell (if available) lines to respective fittings.

  • Check the condition and pressure of the sand filter, cartridge or D.E. elements. Backwash and clean cartridge or D.E. elements and/or replace if necessary (extra charges will apply if DE elements or cartridge replacements are required).

  • Install ladders and handrails, safety float lines (if available).

  • Inspect the pool breaker panel and control system (switch or pool/spa timer or completely automated system activated by remote control).

  • Start up the system, check for proper water circulation (water flow).

  • Check if all pool equipment (pumps, salt generator, heater, heat pump) are operating properly.

  • Brush pool/spa walls, steps, ladders, and ledges.

  • One initial pool vacuuming with our equipment for up to 60 min is included. (this procedure does not guarantee the pool to be 100% clean).

  • On-site water analysis: Chlorine level, pH level, Total Alkalinity level, Calcium Hardness level, Stabilizer (CYA) level, salt level (for saltwater pools only).

  • Add initial dose of shock and algaecide.

A full pool opening report will be provided to the homeowner. Any issues and recommendations will be included in the report.

  • Safety cover removal (pool and/or spa), clean up and storage in a location indicated by the owner is an additional cost.

  • Second vacuuming with PowerVac cleaner to remove larger debris, an additional cost.

  • Water feature lines outside of the pool will be an additional charge.

* Pricing is the Base Cost and is subject to an increase depending on volume of water, size/design of pool, surrounding landscape and geographical location.

DB Plus Pool Opening

Ideal pool opening package for those that want to be swimming right away! Not only will our certified pool operators inspect and start up the equipment, but they will also clean the pool, do a complete water analysis and treat the pool with chemicals. Includes up to 6 visits by our technicians to ensure your water is clean, balanced and ready for swimming! 

  • Visually check pool structure for damage or unsafe conditions, pool equipment and pipes for leaks.

  • Blow all leaves and debris from the pool/spa deck area and equipment pad area.

  • Remove all winterizing plugs and gizmos from pool suction and return lines inside the pool.

  • Assemble all pump, filter, heater, chlorinator/salt cell (if available) lines to respective fittings.

  • Check the condition and pressure of the sand filter, cartridge or D.E. elements. Backwash and clean cartridge or D.E. elements and/or replace if necessary (extra charges will apply if DE elements or cartridge replacements are required).

  • Install ladders and handrails, safety float lines (if available).

  • Inspect the pool breaker panel and control system (switch or pool/spa timer or completely automated system activated by remote control).

  • Start up the system, check for proper water circulation (water flow).

  • Check if all pool equipment (pumps, salt generator, heater, heat pump) are operating properly.

  • Brush pool/spa walls, steps, ladders, and ledges.

  • Pool vacuuming with TrashVac (up to 60 min.) to remove leaves and fine debris that fell and settled on the pool/spa bottom throughout the winter.

  • On-site water analysis: Chlorine level, pH level, Total Alkalinity level, Calcium Hardness level, Stabilizer (CYA) level, TDS, salt level (for saltwater pools only).

  • Add initial dose of shock and algaecide.

  • Treat water with proper chemicals, includes up to 6 visits to ensure proper balance.

  • Water Chemistry recorded and reported via online Taylor System

A full pool opening report will be provided to the homeowner. Any issues and recommendations will be included in the report.

  • Safety cover removal (pool and/or spa), clean up and storage in a location indicated by the owner is an additional cost.

  • Second vacuuming with PowerVac cleaner to remove larger debris, an additional cost.

  • Water feature lines outside of the pool will be an additional charge.

  • If more than 6 visits are needed to achieve proper water balance, each visit will be an additional cost.

* Pricing is the Base Cost and is subject to an increase depending on volume of water, size/design of pool, surrounding landscape and geographical location.

Premier Pool Closing

Get your pool closed by the professionals! Our certified pool operators will winterize your pool. 

  • Visually check structural pool for damage or unsafe conditions, pool equipment and pipes for leaks.

  • Start up the system, check for any leaks. Check if all pool equipment (pumps, salt generator, heater, heat pump) is operating properly. Note if any repairs are needed.

  • Shut down filtration, remove drain plugs on equipment pad, disable timers and automated systems.

  • Blow all water out of plumbing lines

  • Add pool antifreeze to the skimmers

  • Install winterizing plugs and gizmos in pool suction and return lines inside the pool.

  • Remove ladders and handrails, safety float lines (if available).

  • Shut off gas valves for the pool heater.

  • Add the final dose of closing chemicals.

A full pool closing report will be provided to homeowners. Any issues and recommendations will be included in the report.

  • Safety cover installation (pool and/or spa) is an additional $cost.

  • Water feature lines outside of the pool will be an additional cost.

  • Clean Salt Cell will be an additional cost.

* Pricing is the Base Cost and is subject to an increase depending on volume of water, size/design of pool, surrounding landscape and geographical location.

Premier Pool Opening & Closing Bundle

Bundle both the opening and closing and save 5%! 

Add Ons:
Keeping your filter clean is important for the performance of your filter. For most pools, the filter will require a thorough cleaning 2 to 3 times per season depending on factors such as pool size, filter size, bather load, nearby landscaping, etc. Filter cleaning can be time consuming and messy so we offer the following filter cleaning services: 

Cartridge Filter Cleaning: (replacement cartridge not included if needed)
Suggested 2-3 times per season.
Inspect, rinse and clean filter cartridges

DE Filter Cleaning:
Complete dismantling, thorough cleaning and inspection of the grids
Inspect and lubricate o-ring before reassembling, recharge DE filter
 

Automatic covers require yearly inspections and routine maintenance to insure proper operation throughout the season. We offer both options by our trained technicians.

Auto Cover Cleaning:
Pressure wash cover, clean with specialty cleaner and protectant
Clean auto cover pump, remove debris & wash out auto cover housing

 Auto Cover Maintenance:
Complete inspection of the cover and operation, adjusting the cover as needed
All pulleys and fittings are lubricated
Clean out dirt from tracks & loose screws tightened as needed
Written inspection provided