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    new here

    Hi everyone. We are buying a house w/ a 2-year-old in-ground pool. We close on the new (to us) home on May 31st. We know nothing about pool maintenance so I will be checking in here for guidance!
    1996 18K IG gunite, 4 Spray Heads, SPA with Waterfall & Fountain. 06/09 New Plaster with Gorgeous Copper colored Slate.
    Pentair FNS48 DE filter @120 gpm. New AO Smith Hi-Eff 1.5 Hp motor driving WhisperFlo WF28c 105 gpm Pump and
    3/4 Hp Booster for Pentair JetVac in-floor cleaner. Laars Lite 400K Propane Heater.
    Jandy Aquallink RS4 controller. Chlorine. Taylor K-2005 Test Kit.

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    Join Date
    Mar 2009
    eastern washington state

    Re: new here

    you came to the right place, just remember that there is no dumb questions... There are a allot of great people here to help you along the way... just read read read!!!!
    good luck
    live in eastern washington state
    18x36, Vinyl inground 24k
    Hayward 1 hp filter pump
    1 skimmer/2 returns
    24" sand filter, polaris 280 with booster pump.

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    Join Date
    Feb 2008
    Denton, TX

    Re: new here

    Welcome to TFP!

    As hayfarmer suggested, be sure to start reading in Pool School and also check into getting yourself a high quality test kit. You can review the Test Kit Comparison page to see which one you think would work best for you. The TF test kits are excellent.

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    May 2007
    South Carolina

    Re: new here

    Welcome to the forum. We're glad to have you
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