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removing an above ground pool cover

How to Open an Above Ground Pool

Learn everything you need to know about how to open an above ground pool with these simple step by step instructions.
Cook Time 7 d
Total Time 7 d


  • Pool Cover Pump
  • Pool Cover Cleaner
  • Soft Pool Brush
  • Extension Pole
  • Pool Vacuum
  • Pool Skimmer Net
  • Pool Test Kit


  • Pool Opening Kit and Chemicals


  • Clean, Remove, and Store the Above Ground Pool Cover
    removing an above ground pool cover
  • Remove Winter Plugs and Skimmer Plates
  • Add Water if Needed and Start Up the Equipment
    a pool cleaning kit
  • Shock your Above Ground Pool Water
  • Vacuum and Clean the Above Ground Pool
    a robotic pool cleaner
  • Test and Balance the Water Chemistry
    pool water chemistry testing kit



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