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    Scale Removal from Glass Pool Tiles

    The Oceancare Products Pool Tile Restorer - Quart Trigger Spray product was ok. It restored about 80% of the original glass 'color" but has worn off during the summer. I have gotten used to the loss of clean glass shine from the original look ... but will reapply the tile restorer in the...
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    Pool Refill Done - Here's Chem test Results...

    Just took it to our local pool supply house - they tested and .3 to .4 copper.
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    Pool Refill Done - Here's Chem test Results...

    I just refilled the pool - 20,000 gal. Must be copper in the city water? What is the best method to remove it - besides a draining again - which probably wouldn't change the COP reading?
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    Pool Refill Done - Here's Chem test Results...

    Are the copper and iron readings anything I need to deal with? COP - .3 IR - .1
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    Pool Refill Done - Here's Chem test Results...

    Thanks! My ColorQ CH readings last uyear were consistent with my Taylor kit. But I will verify again.
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    Pool Refill Done - Here's Chem test Results...

    Once the chems are good and stable ... then I will add salt to 2400-2800 and then work on the CYA to 40-50. Any feedback from the chem pros here? Thanks for your help in advance.
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    Pool Refill Done - Here's Chem test Results...

    Today's chem readings CL - 1.60 TCL - 1.79 CYA - 25 PH - 7.6 ALK - 157 CH - 134 COP - .3 IR - .1 SAT INDEX = -0.10 Plaster pool ... I've added a 2nd gallon of Chlorinating Liquid this AM (added first one yesterday - first day after pool refill) with the goal to get the TCL up around 3.0 which...
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    Pool Refill Done - Here's Chem test Results...

    With the same tester I've used for 4 years - LaMotte ColorQ Pro 9-Plus. I test my Salt with the Taylor-K-2006 and also have the Taylor T-100 ... but find I get as accurate or better readings from my LaMotte Digital.
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    Pool Refill Done - Here's Chem test Results...

    I drained our 6 yr old gunite pool - made some minor repairs - light power washed some scale off the black onyx plaster finish - refilled the pool yesterday and today - 20,000 gal. This is a SW Pool - but I haven't added salt ...waiting till pool is in chem balance. I just ran chem tests ---...
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    Drained & Now refilling Pool - New Plan to set CH from the start.

    Thanks .... If I find the original post by a tech on TFP forum - I'll link to it. Made good sense. I use professional testing equipment.
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    Drained & Now refilling Pool - New Plan to set CH from the start.

    I just drained our gunite pool last week - light power wash and scale cleanup of glass tile at the water line. Getting ready tomorrow to start filling the pool from (2) house faucets. Have done it that way a couple years ago and only take a couple of days max to fill. What I need to know...
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    Scale Removal from Glass Pool Tiles

    Good idea ... when done ... I'm going to apply a special sealer product. Using - Oceancare Products Pool Tile Restorer - Quart Trigger Spray I'll let you know how it works out.
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    Scale Removal from Glass Pool Tiles

    AJW22 ... those pads aren't for glass tiles I don't think... but thanks for your input.
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    Scale Removal from Glass Pool Tiles

    I finally decided to try blasting the water line scale off my glass pool tiles - using glass beads. It worked perfectly at the lowest air pressure possible ... but I have a small issue. When the tiles are wet - they look like new ... when they are dry - they have a fine haze on them. Is there...
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    Pool Leak Detection Company in SW Michigan

    Does anyone know of a good leak detection company in SW Michigan? I'm looking for a different company than American Leak Detection - just need another option. Thanks!