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    New Construction in NW FL

    I just found this site the other day and I think it's a GREAT resource!!! I'm sure I'll be spending a LOT of time in here...

    Our pool was started on 5 Mar and is nearly complete (wife has pool school today). Unfortunately I've been away on business since 5 Mar and only got to see it once when I was home for a quick break so you folks have seen as much of it as I have.

    Because I'm playing catch-up, I'll try to post a few pics every day.

    Again, thanks for all of the info on here...I truly appreciate it.
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    Re: New Construction in NW Fl

    More pics...
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    Re: New Construction in NW FL

    More pics...
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    Re: New Construction in NW FL

    Welcome to TFP!!!

    Take most of what is learned in your "pool school" with a grain of salt ... at least anything chemically related. You will get much better information by reading our Pool School (button at the upper right of the page).

    Have you ordered one of the recommended test kits yet? It is THE most important investment you will make for maintaining your pool.
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    Re: New Construction in NW FL

    It's my wife going through the school today, so I expect some loss through "translation". I've already been through the REAL Pool School here and will continue to keep going through it. I'll order the TF-100 kit now.
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    Re: New Construction in NW FL

    FYI, the SpeedStir is a great option to make the testing even easier.
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    Re: New Construction in NW FL

    I'm debating about that...after the pool the $$$ is tight. But it does look cool. Thanks!
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    Re: New Construction in NW FL

    Trust us that once you have one you will wonder how you ever lived without it.
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    Re: New Construction in NW FL

    And more pics...
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    I love your pool! It wouldn't hurt to have your wife come look at TFP Pool School.
    I'd bet you my bikini you'll never get TFP water from a pool store!

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    Re: New Construction in NW FL

    Thanks! The company that built the pool is going to take care of it until I get home. Hopefully I'll be somewhat pool "smart" by the time I get back.
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    Re: New Construction in NW FL

    Just a few more. I don't like how this board puts the pictures in the reverse order that you upload them.
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    Re: New Construction in NW FL

    Looks great! Just in time too. Your summer will be awesome this year!

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    Re: New Construction in NW FL

    Thanks! I can't wait to get home and use it! We got the net because we have a 2 y.o. son. We also have an alarm that I will be installing. Does anybody know a good fence installer in NW Florida? That and sod are next on our list.
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    Re: New Construction in NW FL

    Very nice! I like the light colors.
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    Re: New Construction in NW FL

    Thanks! PAGirl, where are you from? I was born and raised in State College!
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