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Skimmer cover holes and winter??

Posted by rx7owner (My Page) on
Sat, Nov 6, 10 at 7:40

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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RE: Skimmer cover holes and winter??

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.



RE: Skimmer cover holes and winter??

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.

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