Although we provide comprehensive do-it-yourself tutorials on pool openings and pool closings, we strongly suggest using a professional service provider like us.

Pool Openings and Closings

Pool Openings and Closings

Without the necessary experience needed to properly open or close your pool, you could end up costing yourself hundreds or even thousands of dollars in damages, either immediately or after a long harsh winter when you realize that something wasn’t done right. Whether it a be an above ground or an inground pool, leave it to our pros to handle it. Please, don’t risk doing it yourself unless you’re 100% confident in your abilities.

The crew at PoolGiant can handle your pool openings and closings each season, like clockwork.  Just call to schedule an appointment and don’t forget to ask about our early opener discounts.  Our staff will arrive promptly and provide professional courteous service that only takes a few hours.

PoolGiant provides pool opening a closing services throughout Staten Island, New Jersey and Brooklyn. We save you time, money and provide for a stress-free fun summer in the pool!

What actually gets done during my Inground/Above Ground Pool Opening service?
Remove and clean cover, remove drain and clean water tubes; clean coping; remove water plugs; hook up equipment and check for proper operation; reinstall all ladders and handrails, etc.; vacuum pool (optional); light heater and test (only leave on if requested by customer); chemically treat water and leave chemicals if requested; leave list for customer with any issues found or other needed information.*

Additional charges that may be incurred:



Pool Openings and Closings

Pool Openings and Closings

• sand change (labor rate + cost of sand)
• cover service (removing excessive debris or pumping excessive water)
• equipment repair (labor rate + materials)
• plumbing repair (labor rate + materials)
• green to clean (labor rate + chemicals)

*An opening does not promise a clear pool.  This is based on status of pool at closing and/or status of pool at opening.  Walls are brushed down last therefore there will be debris settlement after technicians have left job site

What actually gets done during my Inground/Above ground Pool Closing Service?

• any “minor” adjustments to water chemistry to assure its balance assuming the water has been properly maintained over the course of the season and treated properly for closing.  It is the customer’s responsibility to assure water chemistry has been maintained during the season.
• fill water bags (when used); remove ladders, handrails, diving boards, etc and store away; check pool light (submerge if needed); check filter system (clean grids, etc); vacuum to waste
• blowing out and adding antifreeze to lines (in-ground pool)/properly winterizing pool (i.e., suck system dry, drain pump/filter & heater, etc.; make sure all orings are lubed appropriately
• adding an Algaecide Protector based on gallons of water in pool
• adding Winter Shock based on gallons of water in pool
• adding Winter Enzyme based on gallons of water in pool
• lowering water level
• properly covering the pool