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andreapaw
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My Pool: ~18k gallons, salt water, plaster, spa, cartridge filter

Drained pool

Postby andreapaw » Sun 24 Apr, 2016 11:38

My pool was drained for a couple of reasons (filter malfunction and disgusting water) and now I have a newborn at home and I'd like to leave it that way for the season, since I won't be using it anyhow. My concern is whether this will damage the equipment ? Any precautions I should take?


Thanks!
Andrea


Denniswiseman
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My Pool: 10k inground fibreglass, Telescopic Cover, Hayward Powerline pump, Quality filter with glass media, 27kw output heat pump, K-2006C test kit
Location: United Kingdom

Re: Drained pool

Postby Denniswiseman » Thu 28 Apr, 2016 08:20

That depends on what type of pool and the water table
Lack of use could cause things to seize and seals to degrade
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Re: Drained pool

Postby Guest » Sun 10 Jul, 2016 11:36

If the plaster is already worn, dehydration can cause further damage more quickly.

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