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    New pool hasn't been brushed enough

    Just filled my new pool about 6 weeks ago. I've been brushing the sides and floor nearly daily but apparently not enough. Is there something I can add into the water that will loosen up the diamond brite to smooth it down ? I'm running a salt water system. I'm new to this so please bear with me.

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    Re: New pool hasn't been brushed enough

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    Could you be more specific about why you think brushing daily is not enough? Six weeks is long enough that brushing daily is no longer important.

    If you are unhappy with the diamond brite appearance you should talk to the pool who installed it and get them to do something about it. Six weeks is long enough for it to have settled down and reach it's final appearance. There are things they can do to change the appearance at this point, the most obvious would be a no drain said wash to expose more of the diamond brite.
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    Re: New pool hasn't been brushed enough

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    Re: New pool hasn't been brushed enough

    OK I updated my signature. Sorry for the late response. Work has been keeping me super busy. The diamond brite is very rough and course in some spots. Is there something I can add to smooth it out? Ive bought a stainless steel brush but it doesn't seem to help.

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    Re: New pool hasn't been brushed enough

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