Recent content by ASteiny

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    New Pool Owner - 1 Month In

    Thank you sir. Now that i think about it, I have the hose spigot i could use, knowing Harbor freight, I can probably buy a pump for as much as i can rent from Home Depot.
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    New Pool Owner - 1 Month In

    Thanks all for the help, and Richard, agreed that getting the dilution figured out is pretty simple, especially when i can test for CYA to confirm.. On further inspection here is the problem I have- My pool filter is a 60 sq ft. DE as mentioned. It has a backwash valve, one of the ones you twist...
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    New Pool Owner - 1 Month In

    Thanks guys. I think i want my pH around a 7.4, but honestly I haven't put enough effort into measuring the actual volume added and comparing to effects yet (just a gut feel that I seem to be adding a lot of acid and getting not a lot of result). I think that my first step is to spend some...
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    New Pool Owner - 1 Month In

    Hi guys, I am a new Home / Pool owner and have found TFP to be a great resource so far! I have experience in anylitical chemistry and chemical engineering, and as such I've found managing my pool to be somewhat entertaining and not overly daunting, but I am still a novice to pool chemistry and...