Skimmer cover holes and winter??

rx7ownerNovember 6, 2010


Our pool is now closed for winter :(

Our skimmer covers have holes in them. Should those covers be replaced with ones that dont have holes to prevent water from entering the skimmers or is that overkill?


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You should have a "Gizzmo" type plug in your skimmer box already for crack protection. If not, get them. The holes in the exterior plastic covers don't matter then.

    Bookmark   November 6, 2010 at 10:29AM
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The company that closes my pool uses the gizzmo's shown above and for added protection, I also cut up a foam noodle and place a piece in each skimmer to also help absorb freezing water pressure.

    Bookmark   November 8, 2010 at 1:17PM
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