Pool Closing - Blowing Out the Lines

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Pool Closing - Blowing Out the Lines

Postby mugman17 » Thu 29 Oct, 2009 11:16

Hi guys:

Need some help with closing our pool. This is our first time. It seems every site we go to has a different way to do it. Anyway, we have dropped the water level in our pool, and now we are trying to blow out the lines. We are using a shopvac.

I have noticed that there is still water in the skimmer that will continue to fill up if removed. When we try to blow water out from the skimmer, it just bubbles up on us. Is this normal? We have done this for a couple minutes and it doesn't seem to do anything. Any ideas on what we are doing wrong?


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Pool Closing - Blowing Out the Lines

Postby czechmate » Thu 29 Oct, 2009 20:32

mugman17 wrote:Hi guys:

Need some help with closing our pool. This is our first time. It seems every site we go to has a different way to do it. Anyway, we have dropped the water level in our pool, and now we are trying to blow out the lines. We are using a shopvac.

I have noticed that there is still water in the skimmer that will continue to fill up if removed. When we try to blow water out from the skimmer, it just bubbles up on us. Is this normal? We have done this for a couple minutes and it doesn't seem to do anything. Any ideas on what we are doing wrong?


Please state how hard is winter in your area, type of pool etc.
Also how low you trying to lower your water level and if you have a pool cover.

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