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781-938-6880 (Woburn Office)

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Important Information Re: Pool Openings

Pool Levels are determined by difficulty (special features) & are priced at base rate plus $60 per special feature.

  • On the day of your pool opening, please make sure we have access to the pool, equipment, water,  and power.
  • If there is no access to water or power, or if there is patio furniture or other winter storage items in the way of the pool equipment, we cannot open your pool.
  • Make sure the pool is FULL prior to our arrival. The water level should be at least 3/4 of the way up the skimmer. (If you have a safety cover, chances are your pool is already full.)
  • For scheduling purposes, please keep in mind that we are closed for Memorial Day on Monday, May 27th.  Please note, we do not book times for openings, but can give you a time frame on the day of opening.
  • New policy regarding “First AM” appointments:  These are reserved for customers who have system equipment inside the home that REQUIRES access.  Otherwise, the schedule is determined daily on the morning of, according to location.  No exceptions!
  • NOTICE: If you have a balance due on your account, please make sure to pay in full before your pool opening.  We reserve the right to postpone any pool opening until the balance is paid in full.  We accept all major credit cards.


Opening & Summerizing Your Pool

Pool openings in New England are as much an art as a science. Depending on the state of your pool, Sweetwater will take the right approach to get your pool running and clear as quickly as possible. We offer Full and Partial Pool Openings.

Full Summerizing

1st Visit — Pool Opening

  • Remove the pool cover, fold.
  • Check all equipment for proper operation and start system. Diagnose heater if necessary.
  • Shock pool. Return for second visit if bottom if not visible.

2nd Visit (or until pool is clear)

  • Vacuum pool with our portable system. Brush down walls, floor and tile.
  • Replace all accessories such as ladders, rails, automatic pool cleaners, return fittings.
  • Perform analysis on water for chlorine, pH, alkalinity, calcium hardness, total dissolved solids, & phosphates. Balance water with appropriate chemicals.

Partial Summerizing

  • You can save money by removing your own pool cover or vacuuming the pool yourself.
  • We get your system running and clear the pool.

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Special Summerizing

  • Technologies such as salt water generation and ionization can require several visits to adjust water chemistry before the system is running without follow up visits.

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