Recent content by LRobyn

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    Installing replacement liner inside of Intex 18' metal frame

    Awesome! Thank-you!! That's what I needed to know...wish me luck, LOL This year has been an exercise in futility so far, the Grandbabies are getting restless and Gramma needs a beer and a looong float! :D
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    Installing replacement liner inside of Intex 18' metal frame

    Thank-you all for the wonderful ideas! After chasing mystery leaks for 2 weeks I gave in and ordered a new inner liner for our 14' X 48" Intex Ultra Frame Pool. Everything is installed and the pool will finish filling tonight but I have a couple of last minute questions about the...
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    New Pool, Fresh Fill, What a lovely GREEN!

    Quick update: after reading about others success using paper towels in the skimmer, I decided to try a little ingenuity instead of more chemicals! :idea: (This pool is for the Grandkids ages 5, 3 and 2) Putting CLEAN old socks over the intake (no reduction in outflow) and pulling a TON of nasty...
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    New Pool, Fresh Fill, What a lovely GREEN!

    Thanks so much! I hadn't considered iron since we've never had an indoor staining problem. We do however live in southern Oklahoma, land of the red clay and our city water system is ancient with frequent water main breaks. Occasionally (once or twice a year) the water indoors does turn a murky...
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    New Pool, Fresh Fill, What a lovely GREEN!

    Hi all! :wave: Long time reader, first time poster. Just bought a new pool and finished filling it an hour ago, thought I would share the results PRIOR to any chemical additives. This is water straight from our outside tap, municipal water supply. This is our second pool (slightly larger)...