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    New SWG and I think I added too much salt

    I just installed a CircuPool Edge 40 SWG. Earlier this week I added 12 bags of salt, which I thought was being conservative because the pool calculator said I should be adding 14 bags... with the assumption I had 0ppm salt. I just took a sample of water to the pool store and salinity is...
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    Adding steps to inground vinyl pool

    I'm planning on replacing my 16x32 in-ground liner some time this year. The pool doesn't have any steps and I was thinking (fantasizing) about adding steps-under-vinyl like the ones in this picture: 42" High x 20' Wide x 6" Radius Full Width Steel Step. On that same website, I came across...
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    I found my leak, now what?

    Hi everyone! I have an inground vinyl pool with 2 return inlets on one return line. I've had a small leak for a while now and it seems be getting worse. I know the leak is in the return line because a local pool company helped me find it by pressure testing and listening with a "big ear" on...
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    Sand Filters - are they really this bad?

    Hi folks, The only filter I've ever had to deal with is a sand filter and I'm wondering if there's something wrong with mine or if they really are this terrible. Here's what happens: There is always fine silt collecting in clumps on the bottom of the pool. When I vacuum it up, I see it...
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    Brand new SuperFlo 1HP noise (video included)

    Hi Everyone! This is my first post to TFP, but I've been reading this forum religiously since I bought a house with a pool in April. The pump that came with the house was in pretty bad shape (it was rusting to pieces and very very loud, but still pumped water), so I decided to replace it with...