Recent content by Aquaman7

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    Help with new travertine deck staining. < 3 months install

    Can you take pictures of the overall area of where the stains are. It would be helpful for everyone on the board to try to figure this out.
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    Help with new travertine deck staining. < 3 months install

    Can it be a leak behind the stucco that’s running along the wall and comes out at the bottom? Maybe put a tarp over the area next to the house when it rains. Then see if there’s any wet spots.
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    DIY inground pool kit

    Congratulations John. You did it!
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    Pool Heater

    Keep in mind that some PB come in on the low side with all there equipment to try to keep the price down and once your commited they talk about upgrades.
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    Freestanding hot tub next to pool

    Ok thank you for you help Kim and md.
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    Freestanding hot tub next to pool

    In this area the inground pool sticks out of the ground about 24”. There is a retaining wall where the pool sticks out of the ground to keep the back fill in place. I was going to abut a hot tub along the retaining wall. Just concerned will it be safe to do so. I know according to NEC rules you...
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    Freestanding hot tub next to pool

    Yes. It will sit on a 5”, reinforced concrete slab.
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    Figuring gas cost for heater

    Got it James. Nice spread sheet home. Thank you guys.
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    Figuring gas cost for heater

    I was just thinking, don’t I have to deduct for the efficiency of the heater?
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    Freestanding hot tub next to pool

    Will there be a problem if I place a freestanding/above ground hot tube next to my in ground pool? There is a retaining wall on the back end of my pool where the hot tub will be located. The disconnect will be within NEC guide lines with the pool and the hot tub. Just wasn’t sure if there was...
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    Figuring gas cost for heater

    Ahhh yes. Thank you aj & James.
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    Figuring gas cost for heater

    Hello, I’m considering buying a 400k master temp heater. Out of curiosity I would like to know how much it would cost in gas per hour to run the heater. Is it true that 1000 BTU is equal to 1 therm of gas? Where I live in New Jersey it cost $.79 per therm which includes the supply and delivery...
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    Thoughts on steel vs polymer walls for salt water pool

    If you plan on having a pool for a lifetime, go with polymer. It will look the same as the day it was installed. You never have to worry “how will the walls look when we remove the liner”. Also if it’s a diy the polymer panels are easy to lift. Steel panels will need a machine to lift, an added...
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    Boiler instead of a pool heater?

    mdrejhon, your pool heater is very interesting. What kind of heat exchanger did you use? I was thinking of making a heat exchanger with CPVC and 1” copper pipe. Heating would be by a heated loop like you mentioned
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    Tankless Water Heater to Heat My Pool

    Stew. Great idea with the tankless water heater. Is the unit still holding up? Did you have to replace it yet?