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    Contract Specs...Need Help/Advice?!

    Hello all! We are meeting with a PB Saturday to finalize the specs and options on the pool. Anything we need to change, add, remove? Thanks!!

    Standard

    1) All permits and plans

    2) 6 bar box beam 12” x 18” with ” steel

    3) Walls 8” to 10” thickness

    4) 4000psi gunite

    5) 2 skimmers, 2 main drains, 5 return jets

    6) All plumbing Sch 40 no heat bend

    7) 6” row of waterline tiles

    8) LED light in Pool

    9) Hose bib fill line and overflow line

    10) Sprinkler reroute

    11) Fence removal and reinstall

    12) Bobcat dig with standard access

    13) Pool school / instructional class

    14) Pool brush, pool leaf skimmer / pole / initial start up chemicals

    15) Lifetime structural warranty

    16) 3 yr warranty on all pool equipment


    Pool specific

    1) Pool dimensions 24’ x 15’ with 78ft perimeter and 360sqft of surface area

    2) Mini Pebble interior

    3) Precasst coping

    4) Tanning ledge


    Equipment

    1) Hayward Tristar 2 speed 1.5HP pump

    2) Hayward 425 sqft cartridge filter

    3) Aquanaut cleaner 2 wheel

    4) P4 controller with salt


    Decking

    1) 450 sqft of decking (Belgard pavers)

    2) 32sqft of footer for wall and kitchen


    Arbor / Kitchen / Fireplace / Seating area

    1) 22’ x 14’ covered patio

    2) Electrical for patio

    3) Fireplace wood burning

    4) Seating walls (12.5’)

    5) Kitchen area


    Grand Total $60,892
    No pool yet...will update once we sign the dotted line and begin construction :)

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    Re: Contract Specs...Need Help/Advice?!

    Looks pretty good to me.

    May want to just be sure that the suction lines (2 skimmers, and floor) are plumbed separately to the equipment pad with valves to control them ... and not all daisy chained together.
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    Re: Contract Specs...Need Help/Advice?!

    Don't know how to upload video rendering without my name...so I took screen shots
    No pool yet...will update once we sign the dotted line and begin construction :)

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    Re: Contract Specs...Need Help/Advice?!

    I would want all skimmers/drains on individual pipes with valves back at the pad. Don't daisy chain them all together.
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    Re: Contract Specs...Need Help/Advice?!

    Seriously, Tim? How did we choose to say nearly exactly the same thing?
    I am pretty sure that is the first time in all my 28k posts I have used the term "daisy-chain"
    EDIT: Well, I used it once before in March 2014
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    Re: Contract Specs...Need Help/Advice?!

    HAHA!

    Okay, so no daisy chaining, got it!

    Anything else?

    - - - Updated - - -

    What about a backwash line? Our city doesn't require one, but should we go ahead and have it done in case we ever need to drain or partially drain the pool.
    No pool yet...will update once we sign the dotted line and begin construction :)

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    Re: Contract Specs...Need Help/Advice?!

    Did you created a 2nd account and post up a PDF? There is some confusion in the background

    - - - Updated - - -

    Cartridge filters do not have backwash lines.
    But you could have a 3-way valve added between the pump and filter so that you can pump/vacuum to waste.
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    Re: Contract Specs...Need Help/Advice?!

    Quote Originally Posted by jblizzle View Post
    Did you created a 2nd account and post up a PDF? There is some confusion in the background
    Yes TFP wouldn't let me upload my pdf under my actual account, so I quickly created an account to add the second attachment. If someone knows a better way, please let me know. I am ashamed at my lack of computer skills! haha
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    Re: Contract Specs...Need Help/Advice?!

    You are likely over your allotted space.

    To post more/larger pictures/files, you either need to raise your storage allotment by Becoming a TFP Supporter or host the files on another site and share them here.
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    Re: Contract Specs...Need Help/Advice?!

    Quote Originally Posted by jblizzle View Post
    You are likely over you allotted space.

    To post more/larger pictures/files, you either need to raise your storage allotment by Becoming a TFP Supporter or host the files on another site and share them here.
    Oh ok, thanks!
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    Re: Contract Specs...Need Help/Advice?!

    Quote Originally Posted by jblizzle View Post
    Looks pretty good to me.

    May want to just be sure that the suction lines (2 skimmers, and floor) are plumbed separately to the equipment pad with valves to control them ... and not all daisy chained together.
    Quote Originally Posted by tim5055 View Post
    I would want all skimmers/drains on individual pipes with valves back at the pad. Don't daisy chain them all together.
    Showed this to husband...he asked why and I have no idea! Haha I just said "because they said on TFP"

    Why do we need to have them on individual pipes? What is bad about "daisy chains"?

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    Re: Contract Specs...Need Help/Advice?!

    Mostly you would have better ability to control where the suction is coming from. That is a suction cleaner right? If it is going to be attached to one of the skimmers, then you will need to adjust how much flow it gets. If it is a suction cleaner, you might consider have an isolated in-wall suction line for it ... also run separately to the pump.

    Then there is the option to close off one of the lines if for some reason it started to leak.

    And with the floor isolated you can drain a good amount of water with the pool pump if needed.

    Etc.
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    Re: Contract Specs...Need Help/Advice?!

    Quote Originally Posted by jblizzle View Post
    Mostly you would have better ability to control where the suction is coming from. That is a suction cleaner right? If it is going to be attached to one of the skimmers, then you will need to adjust how much flow it gets. If it is a suction cleaner, you might consider have an isolated in-wall suction line for it ... also run separately to the pump.

    Then there is the option to close off one of the lines if for some reason it started to leak.

    And with the floor isolated you can drain a good amount of water with the pool pump if needed.

    Etc.
    Thank you!!!

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