Summer is drawing to a close, and it's time to face a sad truth—pool season is nearly over. For lucky homeowners with pools, that means it's time to start thinking about pool closing for the coming chillier months. In this article from Houston Best Pick Olympic Pools & Spas, a Houston Best Pick, the company shares tips for closing your pool for the winter as well as keeping it in optimal condition throughout the rest of the year. “Pool maintenance varies greatly through the seasons and is also dependent on climate,” writes Olympic. Pools aren't much good if they can't be used, and failing to perform proper, season-appropriate pool maintenance is one way to ensure a no-swim zone. Get the most out of your pool by keeping up with seasonal maintenance, and “with a little tender loving care, your pool can sparkle all year round.” READ MORE