Recent content by Awilli8203

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    Heat Pump vs Gas Heater in Southern Ohio?

    Hi. My Heater is a Jandy Pro Series JXI 260,000 BTU. I believe it is over sized for my pool of about 13,500 gallons which is what I wanted. I couldn’t break out the gas cost of the heater from everything on my bill.
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    Heat Pump vs Gas Heater in Southern Ohio?

    I live in pittsburgh. And had a heat pump for 4 years. It takes way too long to heat the water and does not work well when the nights get cool. I switched to a gas heater and there is a world of difference. The gas heater can raise the tempeture 2 to 3 degree per hour and I can start it the day...
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    Fiberglass vs Vinyl

    For whatever it’s worth, I have had a Viking Fiberglas pool for 9 years and it still looks like new. It has an auto cover on it which helps.
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    Pool math logs not found

    I used the pool math premium app in april and had 3 logs. Today the app says there are no logs. Can this be fixed ?? Thanks
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    Cal Hypo Tabs / switching from liquid bleach

    The Sustain pool care system is a ca-hypo system. You can learn all about it at Sustain Pool Chemicals | The easy way to keep algae away. I use it and like it.
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    New Pool/ kids safety product recommendations

    Just to add to my description above, the pool fence blocks off access to the pool from the house, patio and yard. The only thing inside the pool fence is the pool and pool decks , pool shed an space around the pool.
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    New Pool/ kids safety product recommendations

    We have 6 grandkids so we put in the auto cover as well. Great choice. The fence we put in was a fence approved for pools as far as height and not being able to be climbed. The most important part of the fence was that it completely blocks access from the house and patio to the pool. It also...
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    New pool in Wexford, PA!

    To comment on the above, yes an automatic pool cover and a fence that cuts off any acces to house is great when you have kids. We put in a pool in 2011 with an auto cover and extra metal fence to block off access from our house and patio to pool. With 6 grandkids, we felt much safer that way...
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    LED Pool Light Trouble

    That has happened to me because water gets into the fixture and the Led goes bad. Based on my experience you should call an electrician who has experience with pool lights.
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    New Fiberglass pool Indiana and snow is coming before we get cover on. !!

    I have had a fiberglass pool for 6 years and havethe auto cover but always have a few leaves in the pool when i open it up in the spring and have never had the leaves stain the fiberglass. I woud not use a tarp but maybe buy one of the inexpensive winter pool covers with the water bags to...
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    Bonding Grid

    I don,t know the answer to your question but I had some bonding work done and it was not inspected and this was a big concern for me. I then had an electrician who had the knowledge and equipment to do testing and give me a written report and then he brought in the electrical inspector who asked...
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    Fiberglass pool build in Ohio

    I have used my auto cover as a winter cover in pittsburgh for 6 years and just replaced the material. It does fine with the weight of the snow. One thing to wacth out for is that when you leave the pump on the cover over the winter to pump out water which you should do, sometimes as the snow...
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    New build in PA

    Looks like a wonderfull pool.. i have had a pool in pittsburgh for 6 years and have had a heat pump which i got rid of for a gas heater which works much better here and is much more useful for last minute pool parties. Just a thought for tou.
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    Fiberglass pool leak

    I had a leak in my fiberglasspool when first installed that was hard to find and it ended up to be a leak where the skimmer fitted to the fiberglass shell right where the skimmer door is. They calked the joint there and it has been fine since. It might be a good idea to checck there and calk...
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    Electric versus Gas Heaters

    I live in pittsburgh. And had a heat pump for 4 years. It takes way too long to heat the water and does not work well when the nights get cool. I switched to a gas heater last year and there is a world of difference. The gas heater can raise the tempeture 2 to 3 degree per hour and I can...