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    New to this forum

    I have an above ground pool, I also just started my pool service business, but I have a few things to learn, and I figured this was a good place.
    So far what I have read is mostly useful information.
    I have been doing a lot of reading, learning about the different chemicals and the affects they have on water, I don't have much experience with pool water treatment, I do have 20 years experience with different pumps, motors, electrical, plumbing, and dealing with chemicals, the mechanical part of this business for me is easy, the hardest part is packing all the water treatment part into my brain.
    Owner of Pool Service Pro, Hilmar, Ca.
    Biggest fish shot, 35 pound halibut, this was not in my 12,000 AG pool, Kreepy krawly vacuum that's obsessed with tying itself into knots.

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    Re: New to this forum

    Welcome to TFP!
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    Welcome to the forum! Glad you found us.
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    Re: New to this forum

    Welcome to TFP!!!

    As you may have noticed, we are primarily a forum of pool owners teaching other pool owners how to maintain their own pool. You may find that much of the stuff we teach is not directly applicable to someone like yourself who will only likely be servicing a pool once a week. While the chemistry is all the same, there are likely some levels you will need to adjust for your purposes.
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    Welcome to the forum
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    Re: New to this forum

    Welcome to TFP ! 😎
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    Re: New to this forum

    Most are here to learn to service their own pools, I can still learn a lot from everyone here, just because I am starting a service business does not make me a Pro, yet anyway, I have a lot to learn and what better way then to learn from the general public.
    Owner of Pool Service Pro, Hilmar, Ca.
    Biggest fish shot, 35 pound halibut, this was not in my 12,000 AG pool, Kreepy krawly vacuum that's obsessed with tying itself into knots.

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    The people that are willing to learn are the ones that will be successful, no matter what the subject is. I learn things here everyday ! 😎
    Jeff
    24'x54" AG Morada RTR (by wilbar) 13'500 gal. Hayward Powerflo Matrix 1hp 2 speed. Hayward Perflex EC65 DE filter.

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