Winterizing Main Drain

  • Last Post 15 October 2021
Ervin2108 posted this 14 October 2021

Hello I had a question on how to drain the main drain that goes to the skimmer? I've tried everything and it just keeps filling back up with water. Does that drain has to be drain or can I be left with water?  Thanks hope to 

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InyoRob posted this 15 October 2021

Hello Ervin - We'd be glad to assist. We discuss how to winterize a pool main drain in the video below.

Ervin2108 posted this 15 October 2021

I put foam rope in the pipe to the main drain from the skimmer but I can only get about 3 to 4 ft in the pipe due to the water pushing it out. Would that be enough?