The two best words of advice that I can give you before you winterize your swimming pool this year are: PLAN AHEAD.
Now, I hate to admit it, but I'm not the most "plan ahead" guy out there. But what I can tell you, based on my own experience and the advice we've given to our customers is that if you plan ahead, you can make winterizing - and by extension - spring opening, a whole lot easier. Here's how:
All you need to figure out is WHEN you plan to close or winterize your pool. Sounds simple. Now, just remember to do TWO things TWO weeks BEFORE closing and you've got it made.