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  1. Honey

    I just have to tell someone about my dream!

    rofl... at the dream, and the science behind it =p
  2. Honey

    First real reading

    My water is very clear now not like some of the pics I see around hehe... yet :wink: I got in today to get a good look at the inside, it looks so nice from the out side, but I was able to see what I was brushing and there was left over algea here and there that I was able to brush. I also did...
  3. Honey

    OK, here's my swamp!

    Mine is looking good too. I have pics but I don't have the correct camera cord to upload :oops: I ordered it yesterday I will post mine too :-D
  4. Honey

    First real reading

    Thanks Both of you...all of you. It does help! That will make the next few days easier. With the last bit of the major clean up. I find it pretty difficult to vacuum the AG pool .. hard to see what I am missing when I am not standing over it hehehe. My 14 yr old son it the only one really...
  5. Honey

    First real reading

    just downloaded :goodjob: Thanks and my sister said she'll send the pics to me so I'll post the ones I have even though it's not perfect yet hehe :oops: one more question though if I may :) Say it takes until friday or saturday or whenever to completely clear, keeping the chlorine at...
  6. Honey

    Fiberglass Stains

    Cool I didn't know about the soft scrub =) (but I don't know much of anything yet.. though I think I have mastered the art of pouring bleach into the pool :wink: ) Good luck to ya. I am sure someone will have some advice for you =)
  7. Honey

    OK, here's my swamp!

    How's your progress going? What does it look like now? I have been watching your thread to see because our water looked the same and mine has cleared up considerably over the weekend =)
  8. Honey

    Fiberglass Stains

    Hiya New Jersey :wink: I am new too, so I can't really help any but the ppl here are fantastic and I am sure someone will be along shortly. I was just curious you said you use soft scrub on the steps? is that inside the water cuz I am guessing the cleaning products could be harmful, also...
  9. Honey

    First real reading

    Hiya! I thought a real test kit was coming in the mail, but apparently my sister purchased a test strip reader =( not what I was hoping for. I decided it was time to stop shooting in the dark and I took a sample to the pool dealer. Before I list them let me say good hard work pays off, and a...
  10. Honey

    Mr. Frog pool chlorinator......Is it worth using?

    hehe explosion sounds dangerous :wink: I have only one skimmer... I won't risk it :-D Thanks for the response guys =)
  11. Honey

    Mr. Frog pool chlorinator......Is it worth using?

    you just pour the bleach in the skimmer? Sorry if this seems a silly question, but i have been running around the pool or pouring it in buckets and trying to throw it in the middle hehehe.
  12. Honey

    Solar Covers

    I have a very funny mental picture of this hehehe Last year was our first having a pool, the only time I got in it was to vacuum it when dirt was visible on the bottom, it was soooo cold. We have one of those solar panels for heating and always ran the pump on low 24/7. When the solor panel...
  13. Honey

    Hiya Total noob here =) Would love some advice.

    I have one of those cheapy testers for cl and ph I used the method with the shot glass but had to use 2 parts distilled water and 1 part pool water. it was the perfect shade of 5-10 so I multiply by 3 and that means the cholrine is between 15- 30 right? I just took that test. but 3 hours ago I...
  14. Honey

    Hiya Total noob here =) Would love some advice.

    I took the sock of CYA out until I can test it. It rained all night and is still there is a light drizzle, but I couldn't let that stop my progress. The pool is still green in color but I could clearly see the bottom, I had the "leaf rake" net out because I saw what I thought were small piles...
  15. Honey

    txborn's pool and kitchen

    That's awesome ooo I am so jealous :-D
  16. Honey

    Hiya Total noob here =) Would love some advice.

    Thanks I didn't know that I will pull the sock out in the morning and just wait =) Thanks for the replies=)
  17. Honey

    Hiya Total noob here =) Would love some advice.

    Well I couldn't stand not doing anything, not having a proper test kit I am really just taking a shot in the dark but Friday I started putting bleach in the pool, and knowing my sister never used a stablizer I followed some advice on another post and I went to our pool store and bought some CYA...
  18. Honey

    Honey

    Thanks for the welcome! I am already learning loads of stuff! :-D
  19. Honey

    Hiya Total noob here =) Would love some advice.

    Hi thanks for the support I am chompin' at the bit to get started hehe, the kit should arrive Monday or Tuesday so I will test it then. What is CYA, I see everyone talking about it but can't find the answer to that... must be general pool knowledge that I don't have :oops: :roll: hehe
  20. Honey

    Honey

    Hiya I am very new.. here and at pool maintaining hehe :oops: I am 30 yrs old live next door to my sister who half heartedly care for her pool, and since our yards are linked and my son uses the pool more than anyone I have decided to become the pool....umm...girl hehehe. I look forward to...
  21. Honey

    Hiya Total noob here =) Would love some advice.

    Hiya thanks for letting me join the forum I am very happy to have found you. Hopefully I will learn a lot here and will be able to help others someday :-D For the past few days I have been researching ways to start up a pool. I have been reading post after post here and on the other forums...