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    Newby here

    They will be plastering my pool next week and I have a salt water system. How long do I have to wait before I can SAFELY swim?

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    Re: Newby here

    Seems like you should ask the plasterer.

    The water will be safe immediately (like a tub), but you need to start adding chemicals pretty quick too (not salt, wait a month).
    Here is an article from Pool School about starting up a new plaster pool:Pool School - Start-up New Plaster
    But, you may have to follow at least some of what the builder tells you to do for warranty purposes.
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    Re: Newby here

    Thank you. I read the start up procedures and am just trying to make sure I ask all the right questions and/or pay close attention to the main talking points. Any advice on which questions I should emphasize on?

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    Re: Newby here

    The only two that I van think of is when do they hand the water chemistry over to you and when can you swim. And do they have any special care instructions? Oops, that was three. Congrats on the new plaster!
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