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    Just cut the pool guy loose

    They do feel rough. I'm not sure if they're calcium deposits or not. There are some that are lighter and larger and don't really feel rough, and others that are some that are small and darker brown/red that feel rough, but I can't really tell if they're indentations or raise up.
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    Just cut the pool guy loose

    Thanks for the advice. Looks like I'm just going to have to replace a whole bunch of water. Is there anything than can be done with the drained pool water? Water the garden? Grow a rice paddy? Even though I'm not paying for it, I just hate wasting water in the desert like that. Also, it appears...
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    Just cut the pool guy loose

    I bought a house this winter with a pool, and had no idea what I was doing. I hired a pool guy for the winter but cut him loose a couple weeks ago. I think my water chemistry is all out of whack: Free/total chlorine: 3-5 (free, total, and combined were all in the 7-10+ range when I first...