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    No cover for the winter : New Jersey

    First I would want to thanks this community: it's my second year following your advice. I bought last March x gallons of chlorine. I have been through the season without adding almost anything else than the chlorine, one time soda ash and at the beginning of the season a bit of cyanuric acid for...
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    Pressure Gauges

    The freezing temperature will affect the gauge.
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    Losing 3 psi pressure

    My sand filter pressure is usually at 20psi. I have always seen the pressure increasing slightly which is an indication that the filter requires a backwash. However for the first time.in 2 years i have noticed yesterday that the pressure has slightly decreased to 17 psi. As i have never...
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    Smart Pool Light : sharing the idea !

    I am installing a Shelly 1pm for the pump. It allows to create schedule and measure the kW consumption too. For $15.
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    Smart Pool Light : sharing the idea !

    This is next level !
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    Smart Pool Light : sharing the idea !

    My light was full of water, rather than to spend hundreds of dollars I fixed it, there was a leak due to the seal. I removed the rust, clean everything, reconditioned the rubber, use magic lubb and change the bulb with a 250 watts bought in hole depot for $15 rather than the $60 to $80 the pool...
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    Bleach shortage

    I was able to buy 3 weeks ago 50 gallons at home delt with a great date (march 2021). I asked the propel at home depot to get the palette down for me, they were kind of making fun of me.not wanted to purchase the liquid chlorine 8 months old they have on the floor and did not hear about the...
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    Opening pool : green, smelly and full of worms

    Picture taken in the evening :
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    Opening pool : green, smelly and full of worms

    Thanks everyone for your help, the result is perfect. Two weeks of scientific and meticulous battle.
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    Opening pool : green, smelly and full of worms

    Thanks for your help, two weeks later the battle is over: victory ! I have followed word by word the article you shared without blinking and the result is perfect.
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    Opening pool : green, smelly and full of worms

    What if i tell you that the stain was a pool.chsir cover that flew away and felt at the bottom of the pool ? And what if told you it's my 4 years old daughter that saw this and save the day ? She is swimming like a fish, the pool is her Kingdom, she walked away very proud of her and made her...
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    Opening pool : green, smelly and full of worms

    As explained in another post, i have battled a very greeny pool since i opened it two weeks ago. Following your advices and using the slam process i am getting there, all my numbers are good, i got rid of the ammonia, the PH is 7.3, my CYA 30, I keep the FC at slam level (12) and finally the...
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    Opening pool : green, smelly and full of worms

    When scrubbing the pool, k feel in a deep end something that kind of block the brush, the feeling looks like something kind of attach the the vynil at the bottom. As k removed lot of worms, i am wondering if i have a stain building up and i cannot see it yet. What do you think ?