Recent content by xemi

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    Need help identifying this plumbing connection part and function

    I have the following setup: - 15k pool with its own pump and filter - spa with its own pump (no filter) - water heater, that can in-take water from pool, spa, or both via a 3-way jandy selector valve - water heater always outputs to spa I see a transparent brown looking connector piece in two...
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    Dual Speed versus Variable Speed Pump

    Great info guys, Thanks again. I'm doing a comparison between these three: Dual Speed for $539: PureLine Prime Digital Dual Speed Pool Pump 1.4 HP - PL2607 - INYOPools.com Variable Speed for $599: PureLine Prime Variable Speed Pool Pump 1.65 HP - PL2605 - INYOPools.com Variable Speed with...
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    Dual Speed versus Variable Speed Pump

    Thanks for the quick response. Do the VS owners just use one setting usually? Perhaps they crank up the speed when they are cleaning or in a rush, but for the most part during regular filtration cycles, are they just using 1000-1200RPM and no other setting?
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    Dual Speed versus Variable Speed Pump

    I have a 15k underground pool, and my 10 year old pump (came with the house) is creaking on its last leg. It's a standard single speed hayward pump. I am considering replacing this with either a dual or variable speed pump. My goal is replacing the pump with a new one before it breaks, and...
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    Need help diagnosing bad SPA LEAK, before I shell over $2000 to have someone fix it

    The water always seems to go down below the rim of drain. What does this second hole typically lead to? Nothing? To the ground? Is it possible to unscrew this and screw in another one, hoping it will stop leaking? (Assuming my assessment is correct and they are wrong?)
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    Need help diagnosing bad SPA LEAK, before I shell over $2000 to have someone fix it

    My spa was draining 1.5" per day, so I hired a pool leak detection company to test my spa and pool. They pressure tested all the lines and they appeared to be good. However, they found leaks near the drain and returns. Specifically they quoted me the following: Hydroseal Main Drain in Spa...