Recent content by Ellen M

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    Pool Finish and Color Viewing Room...TFP Member Sound Off

    So sorry this is happening to you. I have an enormous amount of empathy as I have been through this experience over the last year. Keep in mind I am not an expert on pools but according to experts I consulted regarding colored pigments, the answer to your question is Yes; they say ALL colored...
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    2023 Annual Donation Campaign

    How exciting to know the goal has been reached! Hopefully donations still keep coming. I am so delighted to know our members care as much as me! It was great to follow this thread and support each donation. A big thanks to all of you!
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    2023 Annual Donation Campaign

    Love the reply! Laughing and comradery with others on TFP is so delightful!
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    2023 Annual Donation Campaign

    Donation completed! Thank you all for a wonderful, educational, and sometimes quite entertaining site. So much of my pool build was based on feedback within the threads: water tiles/coping coordinations, depth of pool, length of pool, electric cover, thermal solar, heat pump (AquaCal heat...
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    Pentair Kreepy Krauly Rebel Pool Cleaner

    Fascinating indeed! Thank you for the fun added to my new retiree lifestyle! Ellen M
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    Pentair Kreepy Krauly Rebel Pool Cleaner

    Re Joyful Noise - it was his May 18, 2022 post in this thread. I interpreted it as a greater writer because I adore your stream of consciousness along with the humor and gifts of experience...when he wrote "Classic @Dirk … no one, and I mean NO ONE, can create a “stream of consciousness” post...
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    Pentair Kreepy Krauly Rebel Pool Cleaner

    Just wanted to comment on I love reading these in depth replies and continued education! I agree with Joyful Noise you are a great writer. In reference to the cleaner: we were supposed to get a Hayward sweeper with a new build (8/2021) but saw a rebel was delievered. We kept it and it has...
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    How long is your pool taking to get built ?

    Love to see your finished pool! Hope you are enjoying the pool everyday!
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    PS French Grey or Blue Granite

    Spoke to a previous neighbor yesterday who said he did the original pebbletec moonlit grey and he said it does have a lot of variation based on time of day, shading etc. He likes it. We just replaced our NPT midnight blue which had the pool showing partial lagoon and green whenever there was...
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    Arctic White with 1 bag blue bead blend.jpg

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    New build

    Thank you. Yes, our water tile installer is an amazing gentleman and was kind enough to lay out the Lighstreams with high level diligence. He even came by to see the plastering being done just because he too was excited! Ellen M
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    New build

    Thank you so much. Short of buying a house & putting 2 kids through private colleges, the pool build/yard has been the most expensive project we've ever taken on; hence we have so gratitude to an ethical pool builder as well as learned from the first go around. Although the darker colors are...
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    1-Pool full view of spa and pool√.JPG

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    2-Deep end view with exit step & bench√.JGP.jpg