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    New Pool Owner and having trouble getting anything right

    Thank-you. I read the ABC's and I've been reading the Pool School eBook articles for 3 hours now. My eyes are crossed but its very enlightening. Looks like I will order the TF-100 tomorrow and I'll report back.
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    New Pool Owner and having trouble getting anything right

    Pool was completed and filled 9/30/18. Pool builder was supposed to be cleaning and maintaining when we were not here but they did not come for 2 months unbeknownst to us. When we arrived 1 month ago, salt was low(2600 reading on my wireless control panel and 2900 on report from pool store) so...
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    NE FL, Signing Contract Mon, So many questions...

    Apparently its a whole system of "stuff" that includes more than just the returns on the bottom but I see we need to get more info on what is included. - - - Updated - - - Thank-you! - - - Updated - - - Trying to choose colors for cool deck paint for the concrete. Anyone have pictures of...
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    NE FL, Signing Contract Mon, So many questions...

    Next quandary...do we pay $2000 for the "Eco Pool" option which will put 6 returns on the floor of pool instead of just wall returns and will add a channel drain. Supposedly will help keep pool clean but mostly heat it more efficiently without running pool as much. :confused:
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    NE FL, Signing Contract Mon, So many questions...

    Thank-you. We will be in Florida 4-6 months/yr. Trying to decide which heat pump. It will be Tropical/Aquacal Brand but do we need the icebreaker technology? - - - Updated - - - Thank-you. Great info as we may want to add summer kitchen
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    NE FL, Signing Contract Mon, So many questions...

    :brickwall:We have never had pool before, live in ME, adding pool with spa to retirement home in Palm Coast, FL. Most pressing decisions right now are: being pushed towards UV or Ozone instead of Salt and don't understand the differences fully, want to make sure we can heat pool to 85 in winter...