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Water Jets

Swimming pool deck jet-arcs of water or vertical lines of water
(adjustable up to 360°)

Water Features

Water feature related plumbing (plumbing installation and repair)

Start Up

Add chemicals for chlorine pools | salt for salt water pools | Diatomaceous earth for DE filters

Plumbing Repair

Repair existing plumbing Leak detection and repair of pipes, valves, and other plumbing related issue including gas line pressure checks and new gas line installation

Electrical Services

Lights | Inspections | Heaters | Remote Control | Cameras

Pool Lights

Installation and repair of lighting systems for your swimming pool or spa – Incandescent, Halogen, LED

Safety Inspections

Safety inspection of swimming pool lights, bonding system, equipment, etc.

Solar Heaters

Installation and repair of solar water heating units

Remote Control

Remote control system for swimming pool and spa: control swimming pool equipment (pool pump), heater, jets, lights, water features


Swimming pool camera (full time and motion sensor activated), monitor swimming pool activity and safety at all times


GFCIs (Ground Fault Circuit Interrupters) are installed where electrical circuits may accidentally come into contact with water.

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Pool Start Up

The startup process for below-ground pools involves several key steps to ensure the pool is properly prepared and ready for use. Here’s a general description of the startup process for below-ground pools:

  1. Pool Cleaning: Start by removing any debris, leaves, or dirt from the pool using a pool skimmer or net. Clearing the pool of any visible debris is important before proceeding further.
  2. Water Filling: Fill the pool with water to the desired level. Ensure the water level is appropriate, typically midway up the skimmer opening or as specified by the pool manufacturer.
  3. Water Balance: Test the water for pH, alkalinity, and sanitizer levels using a pool water testing kit. Adjust the water chemistry as needed to achieve the recommended balance. This involves adding chemicals such as pH increaser or decreaser, alkalinity increaser, and sanitizer (such as chlorine or bromine) according to the test results.
  4. Filtration System: Ensure the pool’s filtration system is properly installed and functional. This typically involves connecting the pump, filter, and any other related equipment according to the manufacturer’s instructions. Start the filtration system and allow it to run for several hours to circulate and filter the water.
  5. Shock Treatment: Consider applying a shock treatment to the pool. Shocking helps eliminate any bacteria, algae, or other contaminants present in the water. Follow the instructions on the pool shock product and allow the water to circulate for the recommended period before proceeding.
  6. Safety Measures: Install safety equipment such as pool fences, alarms, or covers as required by local regulations and for the safety of users, especially if children are present.
  7. Regular Maintenance: Once the pool is up and running, establish a routine maintenance schedule. This typically includes monitoring and adjusting water chemistry, regular cleaning of the pool surfaces, skimming debris, and maintaining proper filtration.

It’s important to note that the specific steps and requirements for starting up a below-ground pool may vary depending on factors such as the type of pool, its size, the pool equipment used, and local regulations. It’s always recommended to consult the pool manufacturer’s instructions and guidelines or seek professional assistance for specific startup instructions tailored to your pool.

Daily Water Chemistry After 28 Days

Maintain the water chemistry using the Langelier Saturation Index (LSI) between 0.0 and +.03

  • Free Chlorine=1-3 ppm
  • Total Chlorine=1-3ppm
  • Sequestering Agent as per Manufacturer’s directions
  • Ph= 7.2-7.6
  • Calcium hardness= 200 to 400ppm
  • Cyanuric acid= 30-50ppm
  • TDS=300 to 1800ppm (Non-salt pools)
  • Salt Level=according to the manufacturer recommendations (Salt chlorination only)

See National Plaster Council Recommendations (PDF)

Gas Line Pressure Checks

Shut off Gas Supply

Before conducting any pressure checks, the gas supply to the system or the specific gas line being tested must be shut off. This can usually be done at the main gas valve or at the specific valve for the line being tested.

Inspect the System

Visually inspect the gas line system for any signs of damage, leaks, or corrosion. Ensure that all connections are secure and in good condition. It’s important to wear appropriate safety gear such as gloves and eye protection during this inspection.

Prepare Pressure Testing Equipment

Gas line pressure checks require specialized equipment, such as a pressure gauge or manometer, to measure the gas pressure accurately. Make sure the equipment is calibrated and functioning correctly.

Gas line pressure checks

 require specialized equipment, such as a pressure gauge or manometer, to measure the gas pressure accurately. Make sure the equipment is calibrated and functioning correctly.

Open Test Port

If the gas line has a designated test port, ensure it is open to allow the pressure testing equipment to measure the gas pressure accurately. If there is no specific test port, a fitting may need to be temporarily removed to attach the pressure testing equipment.

Restore Gas Supply

Gradually turn on the gas supply to the tested line or the entire system, following the appropriate safety procedures. Take care to avoid sudden pressure surges that could damage the testing equipment or the gas line.

Monitor & Record Pressure

Once the gas supply is restored, monitor the pressure gauge or manometer reading. The pressure should stabilize within a certain range, depending on the specific requirements for the gas line or system being tested. Note down the pressure reading for further analysis and comparison.

Analyze Results

Compare the measured pressure against the acceptable pressure range specified by gas codes, regulations, or manufacturer guidelines. If the pressure falls within the acceptable range, the gas line is considered to be operating correctly. However, if the pressure is outside the acceptable range or there are any significant pressure fluctuations, further investigation and repairs may be required to address potential leaks or other issues.

Disconnect & Restore

Once the pressure check is complete, turn off the gas supply again, disconnect the pressure testing equipment, and restore any fittings or components that were temporarily removed.

Safety Inspections

Inspection of Wiring & Connections

The inspector will examine the wiring and connections associated with the pool’s electrical system. This includes the wiring for pool equipment such as pumps, lights, heaters, and control panels. The inspector will look for any signs of wear, damage, or improper connections that could pose electrical hazards.

Grounding & Bonding Assessment

Grounding and bonding play a crucial role in electrical safety. The inspector will check if the pool and its associated electrical equipment are properly grounded and bonded. This involves verifying the presence of ground fault circuit interrupters (GFCIs) where required, grounding electrodes, bonding connections to metal components, and proper grounding of electrical equipment.

Prepare Pressure Testing Equipment

Gas line pressure checks require specialized equipment, such as a pressure gauge or manometer, to measure the gas pressure accurately. Make sure the equipment is calibrated and functioning correctly.

Review Electrical Panels & Breakers

The electrical panels and breakers that supply power to the pool system will be inspected. The inspector will ensure that the panels are appropriately sized, properly labeled, and free from any signs of overheating or damage. They will also check that the breakers are correctly sized for the equipment they protect and that they are functioning correctly.

Examination of Light Fixtures

If the pool has underwater or landscape lighting, the inspector will assess the fixtures for proper installation and safety. They will check for any damaged or improperly sealed fixtures that could allow water intrusion and potential electrical hazards.

Inspect Pool & Pump Motor

The pool pump and motor will be inspected for proper electrical connections, grounding, and bonding. The inspector will ensure that the pump and motor are properly installed and that all electrical components associated with them meet the necessary safety requirements.

Evaluation of Safety Equipment

In addition to electrical components, the inspector will assess the presence and functionality of pool safety equipment such as bonding grids, equipotential bonding systems, and pool bonding points. These safety measures help to prevent electrical shock hazards in and around the pool area.

Reporting & Documentation

Upon completion of the inspection, the inspector will prepare a detailed report documenting the findings, observations, and recommendations. This report can serve as a reference for the pool owner or operator to address any identified issues and ensure ongoing electrical safety.

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