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    New liner, coping, and deck - pool shell issues?

    Hello all, I've spent the summer making upgrades to the backyard of the house that we purchased last year. With a soon-to-be 2 year old, safety was a top priority. The pavers around the pool were likely original, dating back to the 1970's. They were heaved and uneven, not matching up to the...
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    Sun2Solar cover reel assembly questions

    Good morning and happy Father’s Day to all the dads out there. After seeing quite a few recommendations for solarcovers.com pool cover reels I purchased the Sun2Solar Easy Gear Stainless Steel Cover Reel. It seems sturdy enough and even though the instructions were poor, assembly went well...
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    Pool filter sizing - time to upgrade?

    I've been spending my COVID time slowly making small upgrades to the pool. I've straightened out some plumbing headaches and upgraded to a VS pump. The next thing I'm looking at is the sand filter. I have a Sta-rite BP-200-1 sand filter for my ~36,000 gallon pool. It was installed in 2006...
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    Cloudy Water, very high FC.

    Oh boy do I have a situation... I pulled the cover off the pool three weeks ago to find a swamp. We had a baby last year and I'll admit to not taking as much time with closing as I usually do. Strike 1 against me. I started scooping the leaves and vacuuming the bottom...when my pump quit. I...
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    Pump (motor) replacement

    Hello all, The weather has been warm here so I decided to get a head start on pool opening. I was concerned about opening this year for two reasons. First, it's the spring after my first year closing the pool myself. Second, I stored the pump in the basement and it got pretty wet during a...
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    SWG Sizing

    Hello all, We're thinking of purchasing a SWG for our pool for next year. After perusing TFP I understand that I should size the generator rating for 2-3x our pool volume. The maximum capacity listed for any generator I see is 40k. I'm assuming that I could run two in-line, but I haven't been...