Recent content by RogerDe

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    Opening pool 2019 concerns

    Ok cool did not know that... I'll wait for chlorine to drop down before I test again. Thanks...
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    Opening pool 2019 concerns

    I'm planning to drain some water next time I'm up there and some fresh water . Maybe a 1/3 or under.
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    Opening pool 2019 concerns

    Also I added my pump today as well. As a result of slamming no more cc of 1 previously. Ok pool is at summer home. I will have to check weekly over the coming g weeks.
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    Opening pool 2019 concerns

    Taylor test kit 2006
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    Opening pool 2019 concerns

    Hi, For the first time this year I carried over the water from last year. I kept it chlorinated over the winter, a few weeks ago I tested water and found I had some cc in it due to leaves etc in water. I slammed it. Today i tested it with the following results. What i would like to know is how...
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    End of Season on the Horizon

    Hi Everyone, With my pool, and where I live it snows, and the temperature can drop to as low as -20c or -4f. Is it better to drain it or leave the water in it over the fall/winter/spring season? I've drained it the last two years I've owed this pool. Such a pain in the *** to do every year...
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    Slowly progressing...

    Hi Partsman, Are you saying so I'm clear you cut off the GFCI cord end and replaced it with a regular cord end? Is the cord/pool pump plugged into a GFCI receptacle on your house now instead? Is it plugged into a GFCI Protected circuit from your home? If not, I strongly encourage you to unplug...
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    Alkalinity Creeping up?

    Thanks Gents....those things are helpful..didn't know some of these things are quite simple and readily available....now i do! Roger
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    Alkalinity Creeping up?

    Hi Jim, Thanks for your reply...that was helpful. Just a couple of questions in regards to your responses. I purchased a Taylor K-2006 Test Kit with FAS-DPD as recommended on this forum. That's what I'm using to test pool water. I love it! Works great. As far as ditch junky pools store...
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    Alkalinity Creeping up?

    Hi Donldson, I spoke with the agency responsible for this document when I asked my questions. What they said to me to clarify was commercial pool operators have to follow these guidelines that's a must with regular inspections. Its recommended that homeowners do the same. When i said 'not...
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    Alkalinity Creeping up?

    Yes the pool was covered, no nothing added over that time. CYA was at around 40ppm or 50ppm. I have thick cover. Silver on inside, and green on outside. - - - Updated - - - Hi Dave, I live in BC, Canada, and our Provincial Government (= to state government) set out pool regs. for commercial...
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    Alkalinity Creeping up?

    Hi Everyone, Before I went away on holiday for a month (so no activity) I did the following: Large dose of shock FC 30ppm, and had PH 7.4 & Alkalinity 85ppm balanced then. Good I think..... Tested my pool last weekend when I came back, and pool was clear to my amazement (no algae) FC...
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    Can't dig to level yard due to utility lines buried across entire yard!!! What now???

    Instead of digging, why not bring in few yards of appropriate material and spread it on top. Like others said the pool is a temporary structure.
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    Pool Debris

    Hi Kelly, No I didnt allow it to go through sand filter... I have a Taylor K6000c test kit with FAS and DPD. Thanks, Roger
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    Pool Debris

    Hi, Im opening my pool for the summer... I had dried leaves, and debris stuck to the walls and bottom of the pool. So liner looked dirty. I scrubbed and scrubbed got probably 90% of it off. I then filled the pool. The remaining debris is now saturated and sitting in brownish clumps at the...