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Can you move pool equipment?

Last Updated: 25th June, 2020

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Cost to Move Pool Equipment
It's not cheap, or easy to move pool a pump, filter and heater to a new location. We usually charge between $1,000-$3000 for most moves, depending on how complicated your system is and how far it's being moved. If there is no gas heater to be moved, the cost can be considerably less.

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Regarding this, how far should pool equipment be?

Our projects typically average a distance of 20–40 feet from the pool to the equipment, but as stated earlier, much longer runs are sometimes required.

Beside above, what equipment do I need for a pool? 8 Best Pool Supplies You Absolutely Need

  1. Water Test Strips. We cannot stress how incredibly important water testing is for your pool maintenance.
  2. Pool Shock.
  3. Algae Brush.
  4. Manual Vacuum.
  5. Telescoping Pole.
  6. Multi-Purpose Surface Cleaner.
  7. Filter Cleaner.
  8. Pool Cover.

Simply so, should you enclose pool equipment?

Although it's not necessary to enclose pool equipment; it's built to be outdoors, many pool owners like having something to hide or cover the pool filter. First of all, you do not have to enclose your pool equipment (pump, filter, heater).

Is it expensive to relocate pool equipment?

Cost to Move Pool Equipment A pool company would probably charge $3,000-$6,000 for most moves, depending on how complicated your system is and how far it's being moved. If there is no gas heater to be moved, the cost can be considerably less.

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Where should I put my above ground pool pump?

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Is it OK to run pool pump 24 hours a day?

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Do you run pool pump while swimming?

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Should I run my pool pump when it rains?

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How many hours should I run my pool pump?

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Should I run my pool pump on high or low?

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Should pool equipment be covered winter?

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