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    New Pool on the way.

    After about 1 month of quotes, research and 5 PB and 10 designs later.
    Just signed. New pool and spa hopefully in about 2 month.
    14000K gal of water about 400sq ft of water space
    PB will provide all Pentair equipment.: Pentair Intelliflo VS3050, Pentair Clean and Clear cart filter, Pentair Master Temp heater, Pentair Intellichlor IC40, Pentair Easy Touch 8 aux funtion and wireless control, Pentair wireless remote. Pentair LED intellibrite Pool and Spa light. Pentair Pool shark. Solar Panel Plumbing.

    Water feature: 2 x 24 inch arc sheer and jet on baja step floor connected to 1hp pentair pump. 24" spa spill way.

    Now I have to call and order the fencing contractor, tree removal, and Solar panels and control.

    Excited..
    14000K gal 400sq ft w 6x8 spa, Pentair Intelliflo VS3050, Pentair cart filter, Pentair Master Temp, Pentair Intellichlor IC40, Pentair Easy Touch 8, wireless control. 3x intellibrite LED light. Pentair Kreepy Krauley Sand Shark. Solar Panel Plumbing. 2 x 24 inch arc sheer 24" spa spill way.

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    Re: New Pool on the way.

    Sounds nice, don't forget the pics of your progress. The only thing missing from your list is a good test kit (TF100).
    IG 18x36 oval vinyl, Spill over spa, Northstar 2hp-2spd, 2.5" piping, S310T 500lb Sand filter, 400k gas heater, AutoPilot SWCG
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    Re: New Pool on the way.

    It will be similar to the CG in shape.
    6'x8' spa
    30' length
    102' perimeter
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    14000K gal 400sq ft w 6x8 spa, Pentair Intelliflo VS3050, Pentair cart filter, Pentair Master Temp, Pentair Intellichlor IC40, Pentair Easy Touch 8, wireless control. 3x intellibrite LED light. Pentair Kreepy Krauley Sand Shark. Solar Panel Plumbing. 2 x 24 inch arc sheer 24" spa spill way.

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    Re: New Pool on the way.

    Still waiting for permits..
    For some stupid reason the fire dept need a permit and need a pressure check on the nearest fire hydrant. ?!!!!
    The local Water Utility have to do the water pressure test and that will take about week or 2.. ?!!!!
    Arggg.. !!!!

    2 week permit lead time now looks to be going on 5 weeks!
    14000K gal 400sq ft w 6x8 spa, Pentair Intelliflo VS3050, Pentair cart filter, Pentair Master Temp, Pentair Intellichlor IC40, Pentair Easy Touch 8, wireless control. 3x intellibrite LED light. Pentair Kreepy Krauley Sand Shark. Solar Panel Plumbing. 2 x 24 inch arc sheer 24" spa spill way.

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    Re: New Pool on the way.

    finally broke ground yesterday.. wow. almost 2 month wait for a fire dept permit. They have to test the nearest fire hidrant for pressure.
    14000K gal 400sq ft w 6x8 spa, Pentair Intelliflo VS3050, Pentair cart filter, Pentair Master Temp, Pentair Intellichlor IC40, Pentair Easy Touch 8, wireless control. 3x intellibrite LED light. Pentair Kreepy Krauley Sand Shark. Solar Panel Plumbing. 2 x 24 inch arc sheer 24" spa spill way.

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    Re: New Pool on the way.

    Quote Originally Posted by fkong777
    They have to test the nearest fire hidrant for pressure.
    Why?

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    Re: New Pool on the way.

    Quote Originally Posted by Brad S
    Quote Originally Posted by fkong777
    They have to test the nearest fire hidrant for pressure.
    Why?
    In case the pool catches fire and they need to put it out.
    15,000 gal Freeform Salt Water (SWG), Pebble Sheen with in floor cleaner. Hayward 1.5hp pump and 425sq ft Hayward Cartridge filter. 35sq ft Waterfall with separate 1.5hp Hayward Pump.

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    Re: New Pool on the way.

    PB told me that without a Fire Dept permit they have to install a 6" main drain and accessible to the Fire dept near the sidewalk in case they need to use the water for fire. I live in fire zone 4. (I dont know what that really means.)
    14000K gal 400sq ft w 6x8 spa, Pentair Intelliflo VS3050, Pentair cart filter, Pentair Master Temp, Pentair Intellichlor IC40, Pentair Easy Touch 8, wireless control. 3x intellibrite LED light. Pentair Kreepy Krauley Sand Shark. Solar Panel Plumbing. 2 x 24 inch arc sheer 24" spa spill way.

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    Re: New Pool on the way.

    Where do you live?

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    Re: New Pool on the way.

    hacienda heights, CA Basically San Gabriel Valley, Los Angeles County area
    14000K gal 400sq ft w 6x8 spa, Pentair Intelliflo VS3050, Pentair cart filter, Pentair Master Temp, Pentair Intellichlor IC40, Pentair Easy Touch 8, wireless control. 3x intellibrite LED light. Pentair Kreepy Krauley Sand Shark. Solar Panel Plumbing. 2 x 24 inch arc sheer 24" spa spill way.

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    Re: New Pool on the way.

    Quote Originally Posted by fkong777
    2 week permit lead time now looks to be going on 5 weeks!
    I feel your pain. Our PB told us 6-8 weeks to complete everything. However, permitting took longer, inspections have taken longer, etc. There have been more inspections than I thought. They had to check soil compression this week. Plus, my PB uses his own crew for almost everything. He only has 1 guy that does plumbing, 1 that does tile, 1 that does framing, etc., so if the one guy gets sick or takes longer on another pool, we have to wait. UGH. Luckily the contract has an end date that they must be finished by. Although I don't know what we'd do if its not since there was no penalty clause.
    25' x 13' Roman, 12000 gal IGP, Plaster, with 500 gal Spa
    SWG, 1 HP Max Flo Pump, C-900 cartridge filter
    Solar heat

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    Re: New Pool on the way.

    Day 0 The $80 that cost me 50K.

    Day 1 Ground Break

    Day 2 finished dig.
    Note: Left side lower edge is the KEY. required pool structure for slopes. It is 18inch deeper and 18 in wide.

    14000K gal 400sq ft w 6x8 spa, Pentair Intelliflo VS3050, Pentair cart filter, Pentair Master Temp, Pentair Intellichlor IC40, Pentair Easy Touch 8, wireless control. 3x intellibrite LED light. Pentair Kreepy Krauley Sand Shark. Solar Panel Plumbing. 2 x 24 inch arc sheer 24" spa spill way.

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    Re: New Pool on the way.

    Looks like contruction is going overdrive. I will add pictures later today. Im just going to count working days and not weekends.
    Day 3-off day for subcontractors. No work done.
    Day 4- Rebars for pool structure and concrete cut for plumbling done

    Day 5- Break out cut concrete and dig trench for plumbling.
    My yard is a total mess.

    Day 6- Gas Pipe in, Suction and return piping runs from pool to equip pad. and install pool equipment at pad

    Day 7- in spa piping , in pool piping and equipment piping in.

    Day 8- Electrical.. conduit in
    Day 9 -Electrical to Pool equipment, easy touch panel, connection to main Electrial panel in.


    Getting numerous fence quote at the same time. Fencing is on my own. PB didnt deal with fencing. Probably go with Glass wind blocker fencing. So it wont obstruct my view. City will not let me place fence further down the slope due to 20 ft setback requirement from the Sidewalk..
    14000K gal 400sq ft w 6x8 spa, Pentair Intelliflo VS3050, Pentair cart filter, Pentair Master Temp, Pentair Intellichlor IC40, Pentair Easy Touch 8, wireless control. 3x intellibrite LED light. Pentair Kreepy Krauley Sand Shark. Solar Panel Plumbing. 2 x 24 inch arc sheer 24" spa spill way.

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    Re: New Pool on the way.

    updates
    Day 10 & 11 no work done
    Day 12 inspection for rebar and plumbing - passed
    Day 13 Shotcrete and Fence post - took 40 yard of shotcrete - 4 trucks of concrete.
    The pool finally has its shape and structure. Its important to stay home and watch the progress. I had to correct the spa step shaping because the crew had made it off center.. That would totally bug me to have a off center step.


    14000K gal 400sq ft w 6x8 spa, Pentair Intelliflo VS3050, Pentair cart filter, Pentair Master Temp, Pentair Intellichlor IC40, Pentair Easy Touch 8, wireless control. 3x intellibrite LED light. Pentair Kreepy Krauley Sand Shark. Solar Panel Plumbing. 2 x 24 inch arc sheer 24" spa spill way.

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    Re: New Pool on the way.

    Looks nice.

    Really tight fit there. I'm not used to that... We're out in the woods.

    I guess they have to make a mess in order to make it perrrty!!
    54'X26', 9'x7' Spa, Gunite, Pebbletech Blue Granite, Pentair Equipment, 520 Cartridge filt., SWG, 320 chlorinator (just in case), Easy touch 8 control, 2 1/2 hp pool pump, 400k Mastertemp Heater, Polaris 280 on 3/4 hp pump, 22' x 4' Moss rock waterfall, and weaping wall 2.5hp, 10x8 Flagstone island with 3 fountain jets w/ 2.0hp. 28k gallons.

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    Re: New Pool on the way.

    Quote Originally Posted by lborne
    Quote Originally Posted by fkong777
    2 week permit lead time now looks to be going on 5 weeks!
    I feel your pain. Our PB told us 6-8 weeks to complete everything. However, permitting took longer, inspections have taken longer, etc. There have been more inspections than I thought. They had to check soil compression this week. Plus, my PB uses his own crew for almost everything. He only has 1 guy that does plumbing, 1 that does tile, 1 that does framing, etc., so if the one guy gets sick or takes longer on another pool, we have to wait. UGH. Luckily the contract has an end date that they must be finished by. Although I don't know what we'd do if its not since there was no penalty clause.

    Permit? Whats a permit? LOL. I barely remembered to notify the POA that I was doing my pool. Freaking pool builder lives in my neighborhood and he forgot too. Shows you how "cowboy" we are around here.
    54'X26', 9'x7' Spa, Gunite, Pebbletech Blue Granite, Pentair Equipment, 520 Cartridge filt., SWG, 320 chlorinator (just in case), Easy touch 8 control, 2 1/2 hp pool pump, 400k Mastertemp Heater, Polaris 280 on 3/4 hp pump, 22' x 4' Moss rock waterfall, and weaping wall 2.5hp, 10x8 Flagstone island with 3 fountain jets w/ 2.0hp. 28k gallons.

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    Re: New Pool on the way.

    Here in suburb, So Cal. Not much space. Try to do major construction without permits will not be wise around here. They will make you rebuild it.

    Pool is still curing after 1 week of shotcrete.
    14000K gal 400sq ft w 6x8 spa, Pentair Intelliflo VS3050, Pentair cart filter, Pentair Master Temp, Pentair Intellichlor IC40, Pentair Easy Touch 8, wireless control. 3x intellibrite LED light. Pentair Kreepy Krauley Sand Shark. Solar Panel Plumbing. 2 x 24 inch arc sheer 24" spa spill way.

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    Re: New Pool on the way.

    wow around here most builders get the permit and start building the sameday, finished in 1-2 weeks.

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    Re: New Pool on the way.

    after a four week break. Coping and waterline tiles are in.



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    14000K gal 400sq ft w 6x8 spa, Pentair Intelliflo VS3050, Pentair cart filter, Pentair Master Temp, Pentair Intellichlor IC40, Pentair Easy Touch 8, wireless control. 3x intellibrite LED light. Pentair Kreepy Krauley Sand Shark. Solar Panel Plumbing. 2 x 24 inch arc sheer 24" spa spill way.

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    Questions for OP

    Hi there OP,

    Thanks for posting your photos--things are shaping up!

    What brand of coping and waterline tile did you choose? I like the look, and I'm shopping around for my renovation. On my screen the color of the coping looks to be a pleasant dusty rose or pink--is that so?

    I love your little mozaics. What kind of surface are you going to have installed?

    Lana
    23,600 gallon, refurbished 1960's inground concrete, Jandy sand filter w Jandy 2 hp variable speed pump, Pool Pilot Digital SWCG+Chemtrol 2100+CO2 tank; PebbleTec White Pearl with 10% Cobalt Blue Dark Beadcrete by Olympic Pool Plastering, Georgia. Taylor K-2006 Test Kit; Aqua Check Salt test; LaMotte borates test, and Jack's Magic Sequest test kit; SparklyPoolitis level: extremely high.

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