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    Another New Pool - N.Houston

    Will do Kim on posting final color pics. I'm hoping to be able to take the same photo in similar time of day lighting, every other day so I can monitor the color change over the first few weeks. Aware of the green/cloudy hue we'll have at first, thanks to my TFP knowledge. GDF
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    Another New Pool - N.Houston

    Water is flowing. Dual hoses from 1p CT using two bibs on each side of my house. Gym socks wrapped and zip tied. If I see the backyard neighbor that backs up to us, and he's amenable to my paying his March water bill, I can possibly speed this up. Only my fellow TFPers know how freaking...
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    Another New Pool - N.Houston

    Thanks all for the input. I knew the 24-48hrs for the pool fill is negligible without soft water for indoor applicances and such. More about laundry and showers for two days without nice soft water.
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    Another New Pool - N.Houston

    Thanks I know I can’t stop. Did I understand the comment that if I use my softener bypass valve while filling that the flow to the hose bibs will be restricted and take even longer to fill? Has anyone ever run 2nd water fill hose from neighbors with permission of course?
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    Another New Pool - N.Houston

    Two questions. a) If it rains tomorrow between plaster today and acid wash Monday will the acid wash cleanse any stain from settled rain? b) The product registration the Pebble Tech applicator left says that if I have whole house water softener, to not use that water for initial fill. I do...
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    Another New Pool - N.Houston

    Yes KK. We are officially plastered. Crew started at 830 and left around 1230. Acid wash and fill are scheduled for Monday.
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    Another New Pool - N.Houston

    Fingers crossed today is supposed to be plaster day!
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    Another New Pool - N.Houston

    Thanks so much. Planning to wrap the counters with brick that matches the house and the fire place wall and pizza oven veneer will be the same 1x2 split face the pool beam has to try and tie things together. Decisions pending are; - granite tops that “sort of” matches the inside granite...
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    Another New Pool - N.Houston

    Decking wrapped up and the kitchen framers did their thing the past couple days.
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    Cannot connect to TFP using Tapatalk

    As a user, I like TAT as it nicely aggregates various forums of my diverse interests and puts all my followed threads in a notification feed. It was one stop shop for me. Separate browser favorites is more effort. Just saying it will likely lead me to be on TFP and contributing less frequently.
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    Another New Pool - N.Houston

    Decking progress https://youtu.be/lS5UvrgNfwY
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    Another New Pool - N.Houston

    I’m pleased to report that decking commenced this week.
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    Another New Pool - N.Houston

    Meanwhile the PB delivered the RCS equipment for the kitchen; I needed to take delivery before Dec 1st to avoid a 10% price uplift due to tariffs on imported stainless steel. And the freight Company delivered my FB pizza oven from California so that “tiny” crate is keeping all the stainless...
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    Another New Pool - N.Houston

    It’s been a while since my last update and unfortunately not a ton of progress. The week of Thanksgiving the pavilion builder was able to come and dig posts and frame and sheet the pavilion as above. Then they needed to wait for PB’s plumber to run plumbing for kitchen sink. This is where the...
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    Another New Pool - N.Houston

    No plaster yet, but I believe we are 10-11” from deck to sun shelf. We are supposed to have a 8-9” water depth at shelf.