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    Replaster or not to replaster that is the ?

    Hello fellow TFPers, you guys have been super helpful over the last year for a first timer. Once again looking for advice. Wife and I had agreed that we would put off considering replastering for at least a year. Now that our one year is nearing, I wanted to see if the pool needs a replastering...
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    Newbie: Is this is an umbrella sleeve?

    First time pool owner and learning since September 2019 on maintaining the pool. Must have walked past this plug a100+ times and just now clicked that this might be a inground umbrella sleeve. Tried twisting the cap with a wrench and you can see it started to break. The owner before me had the...
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    New pool with unused SWG

    Hi Everyone, First time pool owner since September 2019 and taking it care of it myself with great help from TFP! Now that I'm in the flow of things, I wanted to address one issue. When we got the house, the SWG system was all plumbed in. I've attached a picture below. It looks to be a AquaPure...
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    First time pool owner, getting fresh start, need advice

    Hi, I had posted back in September when we first moved into our house as a first time pool owner. Wife and I decided to hire a pool company for a month to learn and observe what they did. Since November I've been managing the pool myself, doing the chemistry, pool cleaning and even the filter...
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    First tests and need help with action plan

    We just got our test kit, and wife and I tried the testing. I'm not sure if I can trust the results since I waited about 4ish hours between collection and testing. My results (also logged in the app): FC:7.8, CC:0.2, PH:8, TA:190, CH:500 and CYA:100. Then I took a sample today to Lesile...
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    Hello TFP community!

    Hi Everyone! Just about to close on a house with a pool. I'm first time pool owner and a bit nervous about the task at hand but looking forward to maintaining it on my own and using TFC as resource. Pool & spa built in 2008 and the inspector said it was about 22k gallon fresh water pool. Just...