Recent content by heikejohn

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    Losing 1” of water per week!?

    A few years ago, our brand new liner was leaking at the same rate as yours. I had the company who installed it come and do a leak test. After at least 2 hours they found it. A pin size opening where the side wall was fused to meet the bottom. It did not overlap enough in that one spot. After a...
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    For Sale: Stenner 85MPHP17 Pumps

    How do you install these? Just plug into electricity, where is the other end go? What kind of chlorine container? What does a set-up look like>
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    The absolute best granite sealer

    For whatever reason, the company send me the wrong product. A couple of days later, the correct bottle arrived. IDEA XC wet look. That is what I ordered, and that is what I expected. After putting that on my countertop.... big difference! Most of the dull spots and watermarks are gone. So I am...
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    The absolute best granite sealer

    I put it on my quartzite counter top. It did not show much difference. A little disappointing. Was hoping to be able to get rid of the dull spots from cleaning, but they come through like nothing was applied. Nothing was absorbed into the stone.
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    Help! High CYA/Switching to this from pool store testing and chemocals

    No. We pull the ladder up half way, dive down and take them out one at a time. Same as if you would take out the sand bags. Our sandbags always developed some small hole & algae would start inside. With the pipes, they are completely sealed. No chance of algae ever!!! We have been using the...
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    Impossible to change waterline tiles?

    I know that there are products to paint over bathroom shower tiles. Can that be used to paint the waterline tiles?
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    Help! High CYA/Switching to this from pool store testing and chemocals

    We don't use sandbags due to this exact reason. What we did is: Cut PVC pipe to the length required to sit inside bottom steps, glue a cap one side, fill with concrete (or gravel), glue 2nd cap on the other side. We have 3 of those tubes, reuse them every year, and have not trouble with algae...
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    Pool liner hanging funny?

    I watched our liner install, and asked why they do the way they did!! They started on one side, walked to the other side and connected it there. Then they hooked up in between, walked to the opposite side and did the same. Then again to the in between places until it was all hooked up. Picture a...
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    New Summer Waves Pool Has Leak on Seam - Flex Tape on Exterior?

    When I had a small tear on the bottom of our AGP. I used the clear gorilla tape to fix it. (Not packing tape) It worked well even under water. Every year, at the beginning of the season, I replaced the tape and it held up for almost 3 years. After that we were finally able to replace the liner...
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    Tiny rocks/big-grain sand on pool floor

    Put a heavy duty skimmer sock in your skimmer. The rocks/sand will get trapped before they hit your pump.
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    Chloramines in the air - my lungs feels weird plus my eyes are in pain (tested negative to Corona)

    Can you test the pool? If it feels like Chloramines, maybe it is.
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    Algae doesn't seem to be going away

    ** The stairs I have are hollow (and were filled with sand to add weight), per the recommendations of the manufacturer. Inside the columns that make up the stairs is really the only place I can think of that I haven't brushed or looked. Do you think this could be the culprit? ** YES We weight...
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    Clarksville TN

    Howdy neighbor!
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    Drive stakes...what am I missing??

    Turn them upside down
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    Possible to replace coping and tile but not the quartz plaster?

    What does it look like now? Compared to the before