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    concrete around pool lighter from being under winter cover - pics

    So far my gut reaction is to see how the sun and weather fade the difference. Then if all else fails we can have the concrete professionally stained
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    concrete around pool lighter from being under winter cover - pics

    Concrete was not stained - just plain with brushed finish. We did it that way so we'd have hopefully minimum upkeep
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    concrete around pool lighter from being under winter cover - pics

    Anyone ever experience this? The lighter portion around the pool was that under the winter cover. This was after the 2nd winter the pool has seen. We are hoping to fix since it's rather unsightly. Tried 3000PSI pressure washer with very minor improvement. Cover has been off for over a week now...
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    Storing chlorine in deck box outside?

    Hey guys- any issue with storing chlorine in deck box outside? The box should keep most all water out and the chlorine pucks and shock bags are all in buckets. It might get toasty in there. Thanks!
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    gap behind liner around top of inground?

    Hey guys, Pool builder just finished our pool - wend for first swim yesterday! Question - is it normal to have a gap behind the liner at the top above the water line? below waterline liner is flat against steel walls - but above - especially as you get nearer to the liner track - you can...
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    Stainless steel cover lifter?

    Thanks Maddie. I'll stick with the regular
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    Stainless steel cover lifter?

    Anyone know a place to get a stainless cover lifter? I found a couple but they are overseas and won't ship to US. I was going to get the "rock it" lifter off Amazon but I'm afraid after a short time it will rust and mess up cover and stain cement. I'm a new spa owner so please share your...
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    Dolphin Premier vs Maytronic M500 - whats the diff?

    Hey Guys, Can someone explain the difference between the Dolphin Premier robot vs the Maytronics M500? I see they both are made by Maytronics but the Premier does not seem to appear on the Maytronics website - although the M500 is on there with the Dolphin logo. You can't seem to get the M500...
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    Outside breaker box to equipment pad diststance required?

    Yeah that is what I was thinking too. Electrician moved box to one side of pad - hopefully that passes. The inspector did not leave good directions so we'll see!
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    Outside breaker box to equipment pad diststance required?

    Hey guys - county inspector was on site today. Our electrician placed breaker box directly behind equipment pad attached to our siding (about 2' from equipment). Inspection failed because of this. I did not get a chance to talk to the inspector. Anyone have idea why box can't be behind pad...
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    Vinyl pool concrete coping price = ?

    Hey Kim, We are in NE Ohio. They aren't the only gig in town but we are so close to start date it would be hard to change. Originally we were going with aluminum coping but later decided we like concrete look better
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    Vinyl pool concrete coping price = ?

    Thanks Kim. Problem is we are kinda limited to using this guy. I just hope to get idea if is a fair price. I may try to negotiate just a little if his price seems high. I want to get a fair deal. I know it is somewhat dependent on location - - so hopefully a few people can post what they paid...
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    Vinyl pool concrete coping price = ?

    Hey guys - we are looking to get concrete coping for our 18x44 pool - it is just plain concrete no pattern or anything... total length around the pool is about 130 ft. The concrete contractor estimates $2500 for just the coping. That is $19-20/ft coping - is this decent price? He says price...
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    Landscape lighting transformer - SPA RATED - low wattage option?

    True... I did say that. For some reason I was thinking 10' or less still... I'll double check distances after pool is built and if >5' is good to go
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    Landscape lighting transformer - SPA RATED - low wattage option?

    Our local code refers to NEC 2014. From what I find online about 2014 they allow lighting within 5' of the pool if the voltage is less than 15V, you use UL or other listed fixtures, and use spa/pool rated transformer. Vista unit still seems good or maybe that Pentair... wish there was something...
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    Landscape lighting transformer - SPA RATED - low wattage option?

    Hey guys, We are installing landscape lighting soon around the pool- approx 5-6' from water... only problem we have is finding a transformer setup with timer and photo eye (or astro timer) that is 12VAC, spa rated, and low wattage. The lighting manufacturer also requests transformer have...
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    Price diff between fiberglass/acrylic sit-n-step vs liner over steel steps

    should have specified the steps will be outside the main pool area - about 4x8 in size...hoping our guy can get some prefab steel steps! 700 or 800 would be OK
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    Pool sound system - advice before I pull the trigger

    Hey guys, Here is what I am going with so far for pool audio system. We plan on using the WiFi capability of the receiver to control Pandora and other music apps with our phones. For those that know a bit about outdoor audio - will this setup be a disappointment in some way? I do like my music...
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    Hayward Colorlogic and diving board question

    Thanks bmoreswim, Do you know the model of colorlogic light you have? Also - if you do have your pool open already would you be able to take a pic so I can see how much of a shadow we're talking about? Thank you!
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    Cantilever concrete coping vs standard aluminum

    Thanks man. This was pretty much exactly what we saw... just not done on purpose :-)
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    Price diff between fiberglass/acrylic sit-n-step vs liner over steel steps

    Hey Guys, Pool builder says there is big price difference between fiberglass/acrylic sit-n-step that comes with their normal package and liner over steel step option... I just don't understand how making the liner a little different and buying steel steps is that much different in price than...
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    Cantilever concrete coping vs standard aluminum

    Hey guys, Any downside to cantilever concrete coping? Saw a 15 or so year old pool today with white aluminum coping that looked pretty shabby and now thinking about upgrade. Seems like good idea since we hope to stick with regular concrete for the rest of the deck. Our pool will be 18x44...
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    Hayward Colorlogic and diving board question

    Hey Guys, We are getting closer to construction time and have some questions. Pool builder suggests the 6' diving board that comes standard with their package. It is a 6' Interfab Duro-beam with the La Mesa base. I wonder if this board will be super stiff? I do want it to be a little springy so...
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    "Hybrid pool" (fiberglass walls with cement bottom) - anyone know about these?

    Re: "Hybrid pool" (fiberglass walls with cement bottom) - anyone know about these? Thank you! One thing the hybrid pool builder says is we will never really have to do anything to maintain the pool with regard to recoating anything.... I wonder how true. They epoxy coat the floor and the walls...
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    "Hybrid pool" (fiberglass walls with cement bottom) - anyone know about these?

    Re: "Hybrid pool" (fiberglass walls with cement bottom) - anyone know about these? Anyone have opinion on fiberglass wall cement bottom vs poly wall liner pool? The liner pool is about 10k cheaper but if there is really a long term savings with the hybrid since there is no liner-- in time we...
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    "Hybrid pool" (fiberglass walls with cement bottom) - anyone know about these?

    Re: Family Fun Pools (hybrid pool) - opinions? Thanks Pooldv - according to them it is fiberglass sides with a concrete backing that ties into the deck and the bottom of the pool. It seems cool anyway!
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    "Hybrid pool" (fiberglass walls with cement bottom) - anyone know about these?

    "Hybrid pool" (fiberglass walls with cement bottom) - anyone know about these? Hey everyone, We were considering polymer wall inground with vinyl liner. However another option is getting thrown in the mix from Family Fun Pools who does a hybrid pool with fiberglass sides and cement bottom...
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    Recommendations for Northeast Ohio pool builder

    We are around Canton/Akron area. Trying to find a few reputable pool builders to get quotes for vinyl in-ground pool. So far I found Classic Pools on google search. We got a flier in the mail for an American Pools and Fountains Anyone have any feedback on these two? or any other suggestions...