Recent content by arvpoolnj

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    Help: water level dropping in closed pool

    Thanks everyone. My pool service also suggested that a hole in the tarp might be slowly but steadily leaking water on to the tarp. And then the cover pump is pumping it off.
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    Help: water level dropping in closed pool

    Original structure is probably 70s, but it was re-plastered and re-plumbed in summer 2017. On both Spring openings in the last 2 years I had lower water levels. This is the first time I have closed myself so im paying more attention to it. This year, on the opening, the skimmer was leaking...
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    Help: water level dropping in closed pool

    Ok, I will see if I can find the colorant. Some additional responses below: - no main drain - equipment pad is at same level as pool - I went under the tarp to see if I could see a clear water line. There was a dry area on the pool wall 2 inches below the skimmer, which is where I closed the...
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    Help: water level dropping in closed pool

    Interesting, thanks so much for all the inputs. Apologies for not adding my signature, added now. And yes, this was my first time closing. I have done some more investigation. 1) The water is a bit lower again today, perhaps a 1/4 inch or so. My side wall suction plug's green twist handle is...
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    Help: water level dropping in closed pool

    Hi everyone, I closed my pool this season (about 1.5 months ago) on my own following the instructions on this site. Today, I noticed the water level seems a decent bit lower than I closed it. It might have been dropping for a while, but today, I went out to check it and it is indeed lower. I...
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    Plaster issues: Discoloration of Diamond Brite Midnight Blue

    Hi, thanks for your comments on this thread, I really appreciate it. The main question I have is, is there a way to test, without draining the pool if this is: - calcium scaling (removable by hot-start etc) - consequences of poor plastering (from the white spotting thread, it looks quite...
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    Plaster issues: Discoloration of Diamond Brite Midnight Blue

    Hi everyone, I am a first time poster here at TFP, but have been reading about water chemistry for a couple of years here. Our pool was renovated in the summer of 2017. It was resurfaced with Diamond Brite Midnight blue. Starting towards the middle of last summer we started noticing...