Makes sense. Y'all have already had blackouts? We have not so far.The ones that have hit here have been 15 mins so far. You're asking the right question, but I'm not sure the answer. In my mind 15 mins is when my pool and spa switch on freeze mode and that seems to be holding up okay, so a 15 min blackout should also be okay. A 30 or 45 min blackout, that may be trouble.
I am afraid to drain at this point since its 8 degrees I am afraid it will freeze up coming out. Right now my pool is running better on medium than full power so just want to make it until tomorrow so I can go out and break up ice again around the surface.Power was out for 15 minutes, came back for 5, now back out...i really don't want to go outside to drain the equipment... But if it's not back in 30... In going to have to