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    Designing new Gunite Pool

    Thanks for the feedback. I am moving to Margaritaville Hilton Head. If you have a bypass on the heater, do you need to drain it when not using so the water isn't stagnant?
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    Designing new Gunite Pool

    Hello All Moving to South Carolina and putting in a Gunite Pool with a water fall feature. My thoughts on equipment Would like 1. 2" PVC pipes - as it turns the volume of water over more 2. VS Pump 3. Cartridge Filter - Ease of use 4. SWG Generator 5. Chlorinator - suggested by...
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    Opinion on Gunite Pool maintenance

    Thank you for your response! Jim is your pool salt as well. I followed TFP to include the Borax and enjoy the feel of the water and would like to do the same with the gunite
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    Opinion on Gunite Pool maintenance

    Looking at retirement in South Carolina and installing a gunite pool in backyard. Am I in for extra work?? Currently have a 14 x 28 Salt Water in New York which I find as pretty easy maintenance. I follow TFP and my water is always perfect. See a lot of post on algae with gunite, sore feet from...
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    Low sal & Check Cell light

    What is your water temperature?? As the water temp effects the reading, I have experienced that issue in previous year. Check your cell manual and it will give you a minimum temp for a stable reading. I have a Pentair