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    New pool build DFW,TX

    Well we have a dig day of 6/30 if the rain holds off.
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    Re: New pool build DFW,TX

    Welcome to TFP and congrats on the new pool!
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    Re: New pool build DFW,TX

    Where are the mountains in Hurst?
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    Re: New pool build DFW,TX

    Yep, I'd sorta like to know about those hills too! The clouds, I recognize, the hills.....not so much! Good lookin' pool.
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    Re: New pool build DFW,TX

    I want to be the first one down that slide!

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    Re: New pool build DFW,TX

    Looks good neighbor
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    Re: New pool build DFW,TX

    Gunite is done, electrical is done tile and flag stone start Monday....
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    It looks like pool now! Monday will be a fun day!

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    Re: New pool build DFW,TX

    My wife decided to put in a slide to my dismay. Hopefully my kids will enjoy it as much as you enjoy yours. Actually mine kinda looks like your artwork.
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    Re: New pool build DFW,TX

    Decking done next is finish off a couple retaining walls, regrade the yard, and light blue quartz plaster. Trying to decide what to stain or paint the salt finish decking with.

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    Re: New pool build DFW,TX

    Do you have any photo updates?
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    Re: New pool build DFW,TX

    Do NOT paint the deck. It will wear and flake. Staining might last longer.

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    Re: New pool build DFW,TX

    We did color hardener in our rock salt deck. Maintenance free and still nice after 3 years. Pics in thread in my sig.
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    Re: New pool build DFW,TX

    Pooldv, I checked out your build thread and that is exactly the kind of deck I want! Is the color hardener what gives it that soft tan color? How much doesn't something like that run per sq. ft?
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    Re: New pool build DFW,TX

    Yes, the color hardener did it, it was tan or buff or something like that. After they float it they toss the powder stuff on it then rock salt. It was in the regular deck price, no upcharge. No idea what the cost per sf was. We love it. Zero maintenance in 3 years other than an occasional hose off.
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    Re: New pool build DFW,TX

    Yup, that's just what I want! Thanks!
    28,000 gallon freeform, Stonescapes Tropics Blue Minipebble with abalone, 3.5' to 8.5' depth. 2 skimmers, 5 returns, dedicated vacuum port, Dolphin Z5 robot. All Pentair equip: EasyTouch 8, IC60 SWG, VS pump, 520 Cartridge Filter, 3 Intellibrites, 2 Color Cascade Bubblers. TurboTwister Slide and 8' Salt System Jump Board. TF-100. My Jan-Mar 2016 build:
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