Category Archives: Routine Pool Maintenance

Pool Service Orlando: A Light Bulb Replacement

Today I changed this burned out pool light bulb.  In general this is a normal repair that does not require pool draining.  Most lights are equipped with enough cord so they can be pulled up onto the pool deck during repairs. Shown above in the first picture is the light containing the burned out bulb, the new light bulb and the new seal (or pool light lens gasket).  Whenever I change a pool light bulb, I always change the lens gasket.  The pool light lens gasket is important because it prevents water from damaging the light fixture. The second picture shows the new light bulb working prior to reassembling…
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DE Tank: Annual Cleaning from an Orlando Pool Care Specialist

Pictured above is the inside of a DE tank pool filter.  This type of filter requires annual maintenance to clean the filter grids.  The DE powder is sprayed off of the grids; I then apply degreaser to them and reassemble the filter.  This process takes about an hour and a half and the cost is $85.  As you can see, the grids are clean and ready for another year of pool service.
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