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    Do it on my own or leave it to the professionals?

    It will all come in due time. Do you not have other expenses that you have to prioritize? Let's just say I have a bathroom shower leak going on right now that takes the number one spot on our household budget right now. So yeah every dollar counts. Don't pass judgement and the pool service...
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    Do it on my own or leave it to the professionals?

    I bought the TF-100 kit today. I'll get it sometime next week in the mail. I'm slowly buying everything I would need b/c I just don't have all of it in budget right now. I'm keeping the pool guy for right now as I don't have all the chemicals just yet just in case something goes out of wack...
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    Do it on my own or leave it to the professionals?

    Pleatco PA 120 Cartridge Filter Hayward Star clear plus is added to my signature now. It takes only one cartridge.
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    Do it on my own or leave it to the professionals?

    My filter Click the link above to see my cartridge filter...... I cleaned it with TSP last night. Gonna wait a few more hours while it sits in the sun for a little bit. Then put back in and see if my suction returns. But do you guys think it might needed to be replaced? Before the TSP soak...
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    Do it on my own or leave it to the professionals?

    Hey Y'all I'm working to get the TF-100 test kit just not in the budget right now. Hopefully in a couple weeks. Anyways, my plan is to exchange the water this Saturday. Boy am I going to have a high water bill. My water is high already which is just normal for this area. People complain...
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    Do it on my own or leave it to the professionals?

    I'm city water but I do have a whole house salt filter.
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    Do it on my own or leave it to the professionals?

    That Yeah I know about fresh water but that's gonna take me awhile to exchange water b/c my pool is fiberglass. I just can't drain my water fully and replace, I gotta do a little bit at a time. :( This gonna take forever.
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    Do it on my own or leave it to the professionals?

    Hi TFP, I posted earlier that I was having trouble with my pool service company and have decided to take it upon myself to figure out my pool issue. I currently have copper in my pool. There is a stain on my pool walls that rusty brown. I need to know where to start to get rid of the copper...
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    Do it on my own or leave it to the professionals?

    Thank you for the welcome. I'm gonna start studying up on what I need to do. I will look into ordering the test kit. Just feel overwhelmed. My husband wanted this pool when we looking to buy a house. I didn't necessarily want a pool b/c I knew that there would be obstacles around them and...
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    Do it on my own or leave it to the professionals?

    Hi everyone, I am at my wits end with pool service companies. I pay for once a week pool service and thought I leave it to them to take care of the chemicals. I am not a pool professional nor claim to be. I would rather pay someone and have the hassle free pool, I thought. But I am quickly...