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    Ariel by Solar-Breeze

    Just changed my mind about the list. Going to hit buy today as I watch the pine straw, magnolia leaves and hibiscus blooms dive bomb the pool to prevent another year of skimmer’s shoulder. Several on-line stores are selling for $528 while solar breeze site lists at $558.
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    Polaris gets caught up in the line
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    Frog or toad? I removed a frog/toad from the skimmer who jumped right back into the deep end of the pool. I had to go get the long pole. When I returned he had his front and rear legs outstretched as he sank. When I got him in the net he returned to frog shape. Anyone know what the...
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    Outdoor Speaker System

    Former owners drilled through exterior wall for outdoor speakers connected to stereo system in the sunroom. Got 15 years out of the Bose outdoor speakers. Last month installed another pair of outdoor speakers that I had sitting around the house. Unfortunately the Bose bracket, the wall and...
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    The third “railing” of course! Sorry. Thanks!
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    I can fry an egg on the railing. I’ve tie wrapped a pool noodle to one of the bars but it’s not the best solution - it’s not hot but the foam widens the grip and because it dries out hands get covered in foam flakes. I like it because it’s colorful though. Anybody have any suggestions?
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    Gunite Pool tile problem

    I had one tile fall off and freaked out. Your situation is certainly more serious than my experience. I found this ”magical” adhesive that worked like a charm. I know - anything with magic and miracle in it’s name or as seen on TV caveat emptor. But the tile is still affixed after 4 years...
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    Heavy Rain, Water Level Rising, Gunnite pool

    its not going to make more problems somewhere else.’ The story of my life! Thanks.....Emptied the pool a few years ago for resurfacing. No problems then.
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    Heavy Rain, Water Level Rising, Gunnite pool

    Into the yard with all the other water drowning the fire ant piles! I presume on waste the water leaves through the backwash pipe.
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    Heavy Rain, Water Level Rising, Gunnite pool

    Never mind. Googled. Waste setting. Brain drenched from fixing kinked hose on sump-like pump....
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    Heavy Rain, Water Level Rising, Gunnite pool

    Last week it was drought and I had to add water. This week it’s monsoon and it looks like the water is about to rise above the decking. Do I just put the filter in backwash or is there another setting to lower the water level? Thanks!
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    Purchase options new pump

    Pool pop ups is a new one to me also. Checked with Dr. Google. Now I get the stripe problem.