B & F Pools, Inc.                  
Highland • (219) 924-SWIM
DeMotte •  (219) 987-4213
Openings/Closings
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Please Call DeMotte office to sign up 219-987-4213
Pool Opening Sign Up-for existing closing customers only

This is a secure form in which you can sign up for your opening or closing.  Please see privacy policy on the bottom of the page.  If you'd rather you can call the DeMotte Store at 219-987-4213  We only open pools we have closed.  Call in August to see if we are accepting new clients.

Full Name *
Address of Pool *
City *
Type of opening: *
Additional services: chemicals +$100Clean leaves out of Auto Cover Box +$50
Week Requested: *
 
Credit Card Type:
 Billing Address: *
Billing Zip Code: * (5 digits)
Billing State: *
Credit Card Number: *
3 digit code: *
Expiration Date: *
Cell Phone: *
Evening Phone: *
Email: *
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     2018 Opening letter starts below:                                                                                    

All openings will be charged 48hrs before the service is done.  If you are not paying with a credit card a check must be mailed and receive the week prior to the week chosen.  (If we do not receive the check on time we will reschedule at our convenience) If any extra service or parts are needed during the opening it will be charged that day or a bill will be sent.  Thanks for understanding.
 Weeks available are:

 April 23, April 30, May 7, May 14, May 21 and May 28
Rens Route will be week of May 7th
Winfield/Valpo Route Week of April 23 or May 14

You can sign up online or call 219-987-4213 to let us know which week you prefer and whether you want a Full Opening or Equipment ONLY.  Also please provide us with a current credit card number to hold your spot.  (If you do not want to give us a credit card then prepayment must be made in the store or by mail.)  It will be a first call first serve bases since there is limited amount of pools we can open in one week.  We will email (or call) you a day before to let you know we are coming.  Due to weather and service routes per town, the week requested may change.  This is especially true for those living in the Rensselaer and Winfield/Valparaiso route area.

Opening prices for 2018 are:

Full Opening:                                        $399*

Equipment only:                                   $210*

Clean leaves out of Auto Cover Box     $50  

Opening Chemical Package: Reg. $142.99    on site $100

includes Pool Tonic to filter out contaminants and phosphates, Natural Results enzyme that cleans up scum buildup on walls and in water so filter doesn't have to work so hard, and 6 chlorine pucks in skimmer to start chlorine.  Then run pump continuous for 48 hrs (keep pressure down) after 48 hrs. change earth/pressure wash cartridges/backwash sand then bring in a water sample.

*If there are any time or day stipulations there will be a $100 up-charge for the request. 

 

 *please have water off the cover and all the debri removed

to avoid a $50 extra fee. 



Full Opening Includes:
Cleaning of cover and water bags (if have), removal of anchor and tarp covers
Adjust auto cover if necessary
Apply Stow Away to cover for cleaning, mildew control and deodorizer 
Start up equipment-removing any plugs (changing sand or soaking filters is not included, servicing heater if it will not start will be extra)

Equipment ONLY includes:
Removing plugs
Starting up equipment (if heater needs service there will be an extra charge)

 

Allow pool to circulate 24-48 hours with chlorine in skimmer then bring in a water sample.  Vacuum and keep filter pressure down.



Pool Closing Information:
Letters and emails will be sent to you if you have used us last year to open or close your pool. If you are a new customer and wish to be added to the list, contact the DeMotte store and we will see if you can be added in to the schedule. Letters are usually sent the 1st of April for opening and 1st of August for closing.
219-987-4213
                                                                                                              

We will be closing pools during the following weeks:

    TBD

You need to call 219-987-4213 to let us know which week you prefer and what type of closing service you want.  Or fill out the form above.  It will be a first-call first-serve basis since there are a limited amount of pools we will close in one week.  A current credit card number will be required to hold your space when you call.  WE ARE NOW CHARGING THE CARD 48 HRS BEFORE THE SERVICE IS DONE.  IF YOU ARE PAYING BY CHECK WE MUST RECEIVE THE CHECK IN THE MAIL 1 WEEK OR MORE PRIOR TO THE WEEK REQUESTED IN ORDER FOR YOUR POOL TO BE SCHEDULED.  We will EMAIL (please add bandfpools@gmail.com to your contact list so you for sure receive the email and it doesn't get spammed) you a day before to let you know we are coming.  Please have the water tested in the store and chemicals needed off the read-out added at least one week before you want the pool closed.  IT IS EXTREMELY IMPORTANT THAT YOUR TOTAL ALKALINITY IS CORRECT BEFORE WE CLOSE THE POOL. 

Due to weather and town routes, the requested week may be changed.  

Following are the closing prices:

Full closing for standard tube covers or anchor covers:  $*

Full closing for automatic covers:  $*

* Add on option of $34.99 (plus tax) for Pool Closing Complete with full opening option (up to 25k gals) - see                    above for benefits of adding this at closing.

Blow out:  $*

* Economy Chemical package add on for blow out customers +$50 (plus tax) - includes winter shock and      winter algicide
* Deluxe Chemical package add on for blow out customers +85 (plus tax) - includes the economy package                  plus pool closing complete (for up to 25K gals)
 

Salt Cell Cleaning Addition +$50

Blue blowout gizmo $18.99 each

Black winter plug $3.99 each

Water Tube $9.99 (10 ft. 20 gauge double chamber)

*Additional charges may apply

 

*Full Closing Includes:  Filling of 15 water tubes (for those with tube covers).  Each additional tube will be $5 each.  If tubes are broken or missing, new tubes will be put on and added to the closing price.  Also included:  putting the winter cover on, removing the handrails (if needed), blowing the lines—plugging them—adding antifreeze (2 skimmers/4 return lines included in charge - $10 extra for each additional line), adding winter shock and algaecide to pool, and pressure washing earth or cartridge filters.  (1 earth filter and 4 cartridges included - each addition filter is $25)  The filter will be left apart (bolts located in pump basket).  A bottle of Strip Kwik and Kleen It will be left by the filter (for cartridge and earth filters.)  Your filter elements (fingers or cartridge) need to be soaked after we leave.  Instructions will be left by the cleaners.

*Blow Out Includes:  Blowing out the lines and adding antifreeze only.  (2 skimmers/4 return lines included in charge - $10 extra for each additional line), No chemicals are added and nothing is done to the filter.