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    Question about SWCG and Hayward Prologic

    Our previous pool had Omnilogic and a SWCG and the chlorinator was set as a separate setting in the automation (i.e. chlorinator was set to run 8hrs at 30% while the filter was set to run 10). Our new pool (we moved to another state) has Prologic (I never used all the bells and whistles of...
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    Wrapping up construction/plumbing questions

    I measured the line before the flow valve. Looks like it is straight for just under 12 inches, so should be fine. Pool builder said they would plumb in an overflow. They are finishing our plaster as I type this. I was nervous as we have lots of thunderstorms forecast for the foreseeable...
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    Wrapping up construction/plumbing questions

    Thanks for replies, everyone. I assumed the smaller filter was because our pool is in an enclosure so won't get as much Crud being filtered. Is the smaller filter going to be a problem? Spoke to pool builder today and they said they always put actuators when they program everything. One...
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    Wrapping up construction/plumbing questions

    We're finally nearing the home stretch on our pool build. This is our second pool build as we unfortunately had to move just 2 years after our last build. Were just waiting on plaster and fill (which is happening this week) and we'll be done! We've had a few issues which has me questioning the...
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    Awkward backyard build

    Thanks!
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    Hayward OmniLogic system loses Wi-Fi configuration

    Do you have the Hayward branded WiFi bridge attached? If so, it's really not a good wifi bridge. I have the Omnilogic and have this bridge that 2as installed by my builder. The wifi connection this bridge provides is literally the only bad part of our pool build. I love the Omnilogic but I...
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    Awkward backyard build

    We're moving to Melbourne, FL next month and will be installing a pool once we get settled. This thread was very helpful. Any complaints with this pool builder? What were the others you looked into and what made you choose this builder? We're going to miss our pool here in TN, but at least I...
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    Recommendations for pool builders in the Melbourne, Florida area

    We're moving and leaving our beautiful pool we've only had for a little over 2 years (the move was not something we were anticipating) and we just signed a contract on a new home in Melbourne, FL we'll be closing on soon. Only problem is it doesn't have a pool. Anyone have any...
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    Xylene safe on fiberglass shell?

    We had our coping sealed and there are some unsightly drips down our fiberglass shell. Just wondering if xylene is a safe way to take it off the shell.
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    What's your current pool temp?

    Up to 78F yesterday, so I kicked on the heater and got it up to 82F last night and we went for the first swim of the season! Up to 84F now! Going back in tonight as well.
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    What's your current pool temp?

    73F today! I may be swimming this weekend!
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    Thinking about adding borates

    I saw this post on here already. Seems like it's not really too dangerous. Are Borates Safe to Use?
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    Thinking about adding borates

    Anybody add them and regret it? I've been curious about trying them in my pool. My pH seems pretty stable already despite SWCG and spillover aeration, but I like chemistry, so it sounds like something I could fiddle with.
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    What's your current pool temp?

    Pool is at 68 right now. Warm weather in the forecast. Almost pool weather!
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    What's your current pool temp?

    Only up to 65F today, but it's finally going up in the right direction!
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    Any specific order to correct chemistry?

    I kept up with chlorine and pH over the winter in my pool, but it has been just too cold to run the whole gamut of TF-100 over the winter. Just finally started to get a couple warm days together. TA is 30 CH is 100 CYA is 50 Everything else is okay. Can I add bicarbonate, calcium carbonate...
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    What's more accurate for testing salt level?

    We've had a ton of rain lately and I've had to drain a lot of water from the pool. Finally have temps high enough for the SWCG, but now it's saying low salt. The Hayward T15 says I'm at 2200 ppm, but a test strip (from the TFP ordering site) reads 1700... That's quite a bit of a difference...
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    What's your current pool temp?

    42F in Memphis... I'm ready for warm temps.
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    Spillover valve won't close

    I took a closer look and it appears the actuator is broken. The part that connects with the valve crank is in two pieces. I bet it tried to activate when we had ice on everything recently (but it warmed up enough to kick the freeze protection off) it broke on some ice.
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    Spillover valve won't close

    My setup is that when in spillover mode, my spa is filled by two returns that are plumbed to the filter pump with check valve and actuated valve. There are 8 venturi jets plumbed to the spa outlet without valves. It is a closed system when the spillover returns are closed with the spa pump...
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    Spillover valve won't close

    Went to hop in our spa today (we're in the mid-60s after a month of single digits!) and noticed the spillover was running after I turned on the spa to heat. I figured the valve just didn't kick off, so I went to check (we use Hayward Omnilogic controls) and the valve looked like it was off. I...
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    May have screwed up.

    My crisis is currently averted. I think the filter had partially frozen because filter pressure was high this morning, but pump started sounding normal, changed speed to 100% normally, and filter pressure dropped. Everything seems fine. How do we keep the openings of the skimmer from freezing...
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    May have screwed up.

    I have a similar issue, but with an inground pool. We warmed up after a week Avery cold (waaaay below average) temps. This weekend we hit 5F with wind chill of - 3. Made me very nervous, but pool chugged along. Did get some ice on surface. Yesterday was actually warmer (last night's low was...
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    Advice for winter

    Not sure if this was the right subforum to post this in, so apologies if it isn't. We just had our inground fiberglass pool installed this summer. We decided not to close the pool, so I'm coming for advice. I live in Memphis, so we don't usually get really cold, but we had a cold front that is...
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    CYA went up?

    Definitely no trichlor/pucks. Nothing has been added other than rain water from the sky and chlorine generated from the cell. It was odd in that I could see precipitate in the solution in the first few drops into the CYA vial. I'll probably retest later this weekend.
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    CYA went up?

    We just got a ton of rain from the remnants of Harvey and I had to drain a bunch of water to keep the level in my inground fiberglass pool below the top of the skimmers last night. I cleaned the pool this morning and let everything circulate for a few hours and then decided to test all the...
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    Question about differences on site and PoolMath app

    I've been using the Trouble Free Pool app to manage my chemical balance for my pool. However, the app is giving different recommendations for FC than the pool school article "Water Balance for SWG". That article lists FC should be 4-6 ppm with CYA of 70-80, etc. I have everything but the CYA at...
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    New pool - advice for pump settings and SWCG

    So, is it better to run at 100% for the 8hrs or at a smaller percentage over 24hrs? Should I run my pump on a low setting 24/7 or just on a schedule with higher settings? What does everyone else do?
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    New pool - advice for pump settings and SWCG

    We just had our pool finished and the pool builder gave us a pretty thorough crash course last Friday. The only things I'm still uncertain about are how often/what speed/when to run the filter pump and what settings the SWCG needs to be at. The PB just told us that we need to check the chlorine...