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    How Can I Test My Pump’s Output?

    Sorry. I tried to look this up, but all I got was How to Calculate How Many GPH Your Pool Needs. I’m trying to calculate the actual GPH of my new pump, and wondering if there are any simple tricks, other than buying a 100G tank, filling it, timing it, and multiplying, or some such. In case...
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    Am I supposed to ground this or something?

    I’ve had to replace the 1/2hp Intex pump on my above ground pool. I found this cheap 3/4hp on fleabay. It’s basically generic (I payed for the 2yr warranty, so whatever.). Well the instructions are a bit generic as well. Just a few pages of idiotic warnings (WARNING! Not for use as a makeshift...
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    A Question or two About Cyanuric Acid Build-Up

    Hi. I just learned all powder & puck chlorine has CA. It boggles the mind. My sister, who knows nothing about pool maintenance, has been renting a house with a pool in Vegas for a few years. Her pool guy seems alarmingly inept. Her water is always a bit dull. It has no sparkle. We’ve been...
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    Cyanuric Acid ~ Am I Understanding This Correctly???

    Hello and thank you in advance for your time! I’m kinda new at this. The first time I couldn’t get my water clear, I went to the pool store, naturally. After they filled my cart with about $350 worth of chemicals for my little 10,000G pool, I smelled a rat. So I started learning the BBB...
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    How do I match a pump to a filter?

    I know. Surely this has been covered, but I cannot quite find the answers I need. I have an Intex sand filter by Hayward, model sf 70110. (above ground, btw) The motor that came with it, 1500GPH / 25GPM, same model #, has seized. It was rusted solid. I couldn’t even get the screws out to try to...