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    Best/Worst Pool Paint

    I repainted my pool last year and it turned out great. I got my pool paint from Benjamin Mohr and I couldn't be happier. The only thing I did for prep was pressure washing off as much paint as I could.
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    Can I change my pool light to this LED version ?

    Hello everyone, I was wondering if anyone has experience with this type of pool light. I have an older pool with the typical Hayward ( I think ) light. I want to spice things up and try one of these LED bulbs off of ebay but don't really know what to expect. Has anyone tried one of these bulbs...
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    Vegasmom's Pool Build

    And here in Alberta it would be $100 per tile to install ! That aside very nice tile choices. Can't wait to see the final product. Alex
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    Alex's Pool Renovation.NEW PICS ARE NOW IN

    Well I have been thinking about modifying my wood heater because there is so much heat that is lost in the flue gas ( Chimney). I made a coil out of 3/8 copper tubing and wow does it work. As we speak the water entering the pool is...get ready for this....70+ Celcius at about 100 gallons per...
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    Alex's Pool Renovation.NEW PICS ARE NOW IN

    Sorry it took me so long gang! Here is the newer pics as promised.
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    Alex's Pool Renovation.NEW PICS ARE NOW IN

    Thanks for the help, I'll try to get some up tonight.. Kinda tired, spent 11hours in the pool today! Alex
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    Alex's Pool Renovation.NEW PICS ARE NOW IN

    Thanks, I will upload some tomorrow at work. Learning a MAC is like learning compters all over again. At least it looks cool 8)
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    Alex's Pool Renovation.NEW PICS ARE NOW IN

    Heres a couple more updated pics. XXXXXXX. Anyone know how to cut and paste on a MAC. This computer is new and I have no clue. Thanks.
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    House Renovation pics as ktdave requested!!

    Re: Alberta Hey Matt, my money is was about $35,000 or so. I guess the total profit is around $180K. Where abouts are you from? Me and one of my friends were going to flip houses but it would cost $300K for a condemed house and the area would never allow much profit, once things come down I...
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    House Renovation pics as ktdave requested!!

    Re: NICE WORK!!! Thanks, although I am no thief. I have to credit most of the profit to our insanely hot economy. I think this year we have $19BILLION surplus for our province. No debt and an oil industry that supplies most of the oil the US uses. Where I work we are shipping 2.5million...
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    House Renovation pics as ktdave requested!!

    Re: Renos I used to live on a farm by Elk Island Park, kinda in your area. Housing is crazy in our province right now, I am gald I bought when I did. We are going to keep our house just because we have spent so much time on our house making it how we want it would be hard to settle for...
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    House Renovation pics as ktdave requested!!

    I did absolutely everything myself with the help of my girlfriend. It was diffinitely a learning experience. I never did anything like this in my life but I reseached alot of stuff and watched lots of HGTV for some tips and tricks. It was a very rewarding experience both financially and for my...
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    House Renovation pics as ktdave requested!!

    Hey gang, here is a bunch of pics of my house renovations I did last summer and over this winter. A little bit about the house, Located in Edmonton, Alberta and built in 1957. We purchased the house for $312,900 and gutted the top floor in August of last year and moved in September 1st. It was a...
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    Alex's Pool Renovation.NEW PICS ARE NOW IN

    Alright I get a coulpe pics together and put it in the Coffee Bar. Alex
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    Can I plug one inlet in my pool to get better circulation?

    Hey gang, I was wondering about getting better circulation in my pool. I was thinking about plugging the inlet in the deep end to sent more water to the shallow end. This I think would circulate the pool better right? Or is there a cover I could get that would make the water come out at a higher...
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    Solar-Blanket Repair ?

    It might take some time, but I would sew it with lite duty fishing line. Then you wouldn't see the patch job. Just my .02 8) Alex
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    Alex's Pool Renovation.NEW PICS ARE NOW IN

    I highly recommend the Benjamin Mohr paint, its only been a few months but it seems to be on there like glue. Some people may only let the concrete dry out for a couple days before applying the paint but I wanted to wait a week because concrete is so porous it takes a long time to truely dry...
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    Alex's Pool Renovation.NEW PICS ARE NOW IN

    I wouldn't recommend only one coat because the first couple coats filled in all the little pockets and made everything smoother as I went. If your surface was perfectly smooth you might get away with one coat. It took me three gallons per coat, my pool is around 1200sq/ft I think. The total cost...
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    Alex's Pool Renovation.NEW PICS ARE NOW IN

    All I did was pressure wash all the old paint and let it dry for about A week. Then I put on three coats of Benjamin Mohr pool paint. It cost about $50/Gal CDN and was easy to apply. I let the paint dry for about another week then filled it up. The first week you could faintly smell the paint in...
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    Alex's Pool Renovation.NEW PICS ARE NOW IN

    Thanks, I am a huge DIY'er. When we bought this house last year I gutted the entire top floor and redid everything myself. I love looking at my backyard now, just amazing difference. I take it that you got the wood heat from extend a swim? I have seen huge gains with my heater but I haven't...
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    Alex's Pool Renovation.NEW PICS ARE NOW IN

    I think I only have a camera phone pic of the pool empty with the new paint but I will try uploading it for you. It was an amazing difference and it sure is nice having a pretty much brand new pool. You can use my pics anytime you like. And thanks for starting this forum, its nice now that there...
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    Alex's Pool Renovation.NEW PICS ARE NOW IN

    Hello fellow peeps, this is the first time I have had a chance to upload a couple pics. I will put up a couple more pics in the next couple days. We bought this house last year and the pool was a slough of disgust. It hadn't been used in almost 20 years (along with knowone living in the house...