Now realize, I don't even have my pool or skimmer in hand yet but these questions are keeping me awake at night
I've seen skimmers placed in the panel between the intake and return, is this the best spot?
Do people run their skimmers/pumps 24/7 or on a timer?
Can a solar cover (i'm in MN) be placed on the pool with the skimmer running?
When hooking the skimmer to the pump, I will need to make a splitter with ball valves (I love what crookm11 did in his post here.) Although I won't be doing PVC for all, just the splitter...have to figure what I'll all need for the parts yet.