Recent content by ehorn

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    Scale on pebbletec

    Well unfortunately I was out of town when I had my pebble tec blasted so didn't get any before and after pictures. The work was done and the pool looks amazing. I would highly recommend anyone who is in Tucson to use these guys to clean the calcium around your pool. They did great cleaning...
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    Need advice on pool cleaner

    One of the main drains is not pulling as good as the other one, but there are two drains. I get the same flow to the in floor just only one drain is sucking and the other is minimal. I have a buddy with scuba gear who is going to dive down and take the cover off so we can check it out. most...
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    Need advice on pool cleaner

    I am looking at adding a suction side pool cleaner, like a Kreepy to my system. I have in floor cleaner but very unhappy with it. Lately it just stirs up the debris and never gets collected by the system. Just settles in a different part of the pool. My neighbor uses both in floor cleaner...
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    New Island Build

    Nice I'd be very curious to see your design, foundation and all as I would love to build my own as well. It's pretty common out here to make them out of concrete block and to stucco over the block.
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    white flakes

    I'm currently trying to fix the same problem. I have an 18,000 gallon pool with hot tub. I had major calcium scale around the water line of the pool and from the spa spill over feature. I just had the scale removed professionally by guys who blast it off using a non-abrasive type crystal...
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    Scale on pebbletec

    Well my solution was to reduce PH, kept it in the 7.2 - 7.6 range and scale has been slowly falling off. The trick is to check often which I have been bad at doing because life can get in the way. But the lower you can keep it the better. I did find a guy that can do blasting of calcium...
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    Aqua Rite ppm and g/l display

    Thank you that did the trick! Wow wish they would have put that little set of commands into the user manual. Wouldn't have thought about that in a million years! Eric
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    Aqua Rite ppm and g/l display

    Hey, I got that part down, just that it will show only in grams/liter and I want to switch it back to the ppm display. Can't figure out how it got switched in the first place.
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    Aqua Rite ppm and g/l display

    I have a question that I cannot seem to find in the owners manual. For some reason my display now shows the metric equivalent for the salt level. I don't know how I did it but cannot figure out how to get it back. Need to know how to change it back to read ppm. This only has two controls...
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    Scale on pebbletec

    Thanks Dave, so far I've done about a 3:1 ratio of water to acid with little success. I will spray it on and it does fizz a little but doesn't really remove any of the white. I might try a higher solution as I didn't look to see the strength of my acid but it's the standard muratic acid by the...
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    Scale on pebbletec

    Hello, Just wondering if anyone can help me with a pool cleaning issue. I haven't cleaned around the pool since it was actually built but I must have been neglecting the pool as it was never this bad before. I have the ugly white ring around the pool and the hot tub which is a calcium build...
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    Patio Crack

    Well the reason I want to have it inspected is because the builder is still liable to fix the patio. Here in AZ you have by law six years after construction of a home to get things fixed that are building defects. Right now the builder has been very unresponsive in fixing it and a few other...
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    Patio Crack

    This patio was poured 2 1/2 years ago. So it's been a lot longer than a couple months. I think I'm going to bite the bullet and have the slap inspected just to play it on the safe side.
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    Patio Crack

    Thanks for the input. I'm getting most concerned about the cracks showing up at the end where it splits to three cracks. Thats new and it seems the crack on that end of the patio keeps getting bigger. It started as a hairline crack and has gotten just a tad bigger till you can almost get a...
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    DLSDO- Pool build

    One quick comment, are you going to leave your plumbing unpainted? You might want to put a nice coat of paint on them. This will prevent them from getting damage due to UV light, which makes them brittle. You don't need anything fancy just some good Krylon thats for plastic, pick any color...