Do you feel that you are spending too much on your water bill? Your swimming pool might be causing this spike.
If you know how much you usually pay the water company and have seen a spike in your usage, this may be an indication of a leak either in your pool or somewhere else in your home. If this is the case, it is time to do a checkup.
If you find that there are no leaks but want to ensure that you are doing your part in saving water, take a look at these tips:
Do not drain your pool unless necessary.
If you love starting anew every time you open your pool, it may be time for a change. Most pool experts suggest that pools should only be drained after 3 to 7 years. You can always sanitize the water and add the right balance of chemicals to keep it crystal clear.
Heat the pool when needed.
Heating your pool when it’s cold out means that you can enjoy it all-year-round unless the weatherman says there will be a lot of snow.
Get a pool cover.
A high-quality cover will help you conserve water by minimizing evaporation. It also helps decrease the money you have to pay to the energy company.
Reuse back washed water.
Back washed water isn’t dirty so reusing it is definitely a good idea.