EXISTING CUSTOMERS: Online sign ups are only for customers who's pool we closed in the fall. You can sign up for an opening by Clicking on an option below or by calling the DeMotte office at (219) 987-4213. Scroll below to view the pool opening services. Please remember to keep your pool filled to a regular level all winter long and keep the water off the cover when thawed. This prevents cover and liner damage.
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We do not require you to pay at time of check out for the opening. Your credit card information will be required to hold your spot which can be left is the required box on our secure check out page. You will not be scheduled into the week if CC info is not received. If Chemicals are also ordered a separate charge will be placed to pay for those at time of submission. Payment for chemicals must be received during the week of the sale for sale prices to be honored.
Call DeMotte store (219) 987-4213
(Customers in the Rensselaer and Winfield/Valpo Routes will be put in the weeks most requested—we will notify you if the week you requested changes)
*If there are any time or day stipulations, there will be a $100 up-charge for the request.
Sign up Online above 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 (no American express) to hold your spot. We do not store previous credit card numbers to protect your privacy. It will be a first call (sign up)first serve basis since there is a 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.
All openings will be charged the week prior to the opening. If you are not paying with a credit card, a check must be mailed and receive the week prior to the week chosen. If payment is not received 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. We no longer accept American Express for this service. We will try our best to accommodate your requests.
*extra charge will be applied if we need to spend extra time pumping water off the cover or scooping debris off
Cleaning leaves out of the auto cover box:
Apply Economy Chemicals pools up to 20K gals:
Apply Economy Chemicals pools 20K gals or larger:
Addition of Pool OPENING complete formulates to work in cold water to clean out winter filth from pool water and restore clarity and appropriate amount of chlorine Tabs in the skimmer to start chlorine.
Run pump continuous for 24-48 hrs (keep the pressure down), then bring in a water sample.
Apply Deluxe Chemicals pools up to 20K gals:
Apply Deluxe Chemicals pools 20K gals or larger:
Addition of Pool Tonic to filter out a wide variety of contaminants that build up in the winter and some phosphates. It's an extremely good water clarifier and chlorine demand reducer. Addition of Pool OPENING Complete specially formulated to work in cold water to clean out winter filth from pool water and restore clarity. It works well together with pool tonic, and appropriate amount of chlorine Tabs will be added to the skimmer to start chlorine.
Run pump continuous for 48 hrs (keep the pressure down) after 48 hrs. Change the earth,/pressure wash cartridges/backwash sand (needs to be done to get rid of the phosphates and winter filth that's been pulled out), then bring in a water sample.
*Cleaning the cover (auto, anchor, or tarp) and water bags (if have) $50 charge if removal of leaves/needles/excessive water, etc. is needed
*Auto Covers Adjusted/examined for repair and notified if needed
*Applying Cover Cleaner to the cover for mildew resistance and deodorizer for storage. (not on automatic covers)
*Starting up your equipment—removing any plugs (changing sand or soaking fingers is not included). If you have a cartridge filter, please have the cartridges out by the equipment.
* Heater repair is not included.
*Replacing handrails if they were removed (please have them out by the poolside, or they will not be put in)
*Starting the filter and heater—heater repair is not included
*Please remove all the water to avoid a $50 extra fee to remove it.
*Putting handrails on NOT INCLUDED