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    Winter covers, pros and cons

    Cheap ones? :) My main concern with the mesh pools was the introduction of untreated water into sanitized and winterized water. I guess it's not a concern as long as you open the pool before the water hit's 60*?
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    Winter covers, pros and cons

    Planning ahead. I need a new winter cover this year. I have always used the "solid" type black tarp type covers, with water bags around the perimeter. Now that safety covers have come down in price, I'm contemplating them. What's your preferred type? Is there any advantage to keeping water...
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    911-- immediate resuscitation needed!

    You're welcome :) Suzanne, you can get CYA at a pool store, but also at Walmart. It's marketed as stabilizer, but look at the label and it should say 90+% cyanuric acid. Commonly comes in 4# jugs. To get to 40 ppm for your pool (based on your stated volume in your sig line) you need 5.25#...
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    911-- immediate resuscitation needed!

    You need some chlorine, pronto. Go ahead and add enough to give you 2ppm for your pool volume. You also need to get your PH up. Add enough borax to get to 7.4, again, based on your pool volume. This shouldn't affect your TA, which is fine for a vinyl lined pool. It will take some time to get...