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Thread: Getting a new pool this year

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    Join Date
    Apr 2015
    hope mills nc

    Question Getting a new pool this year

    Getting an above ground pool from a friend for FREE!!
    Excitement aside, Here is my question.

    The pool is an all resin frame with an Aluminum side wall that I plan on burying about 2 feet and using small gravel to backfill. Would it be safe to go ahead and get a Salt Generator and convert it to salt or should I stick to a regular chlorine pool. Would like to make it last 10-15 years before I replace the wall if needed.



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    Join Date
    Aug 2012
    DFW, TX

    Re: Getting a new pool this year

    Hey, alright! Free stuff is awesome! Saltwater pools save you quite a bit of buying, hauling and adding bleach. Will also let you take a week off and not have to worry about chlorine level. I'm a big fan of SWCG.

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    Here is some info for you to start reading and learning about maintaining your pool.

    How and what to add to your signature, What we need to know to answer your questions
    Basic water chemistry. ABC's of Pool Water Chemistry
    Saltwater pool levels. Water Balance for SWCGs
    Here is a pool calculator to figure how much and what to add to your pool, PoolMath

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