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    Opening this weekend. How much of what do I need?

    Planning to open the pool this weekend. Due to the current COVID-19 situation, I am trying to prevent needing to run out multiple times over the weekend/first few days to get more supplies with stores varying hours/closures and the big box stores (walmart) being way to packed at all times with...
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    Bath Bomb in Pool

    Has any body every thrown one of those bath bombs into a pool? We will be having a gender reveal party in April (typically we don't open by then because its still too cold) and were thinking about throwing a few bath bombs into the pool as the reveal. Would this mess with anything?
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    Rough new plaster from winter

    I drained my pool a few inches below the tiles and closed the pool with a mostly solid cover with a mesh opening in the middle. I have had a pump under the cover to keep the water level from getting to high. I opened the cover a bit today to take a look and notice a reddish tint on all of the...
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    Peeked under Cover and "bath tub ring"

    I drained my pool a few inches below the tiles and closed the pool with a mostly solid cover with a mesh opening in the middle. I have had a pump under the cover to keep the water level from getting to high. I peeked under the cover this weekend and noticed a bath tub line around the pool. I am...
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    Using dolphin while closed

    I had my plaster redone this summer and when I closed a few weeks ago I was adding acid once a week or so. I drAined the pool down about 6 inches below the tile line. Are there any issues with add acid and running my dolphin once a week or every other week when acid is added to mix it up since...
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    Dolphin Rebate Redemption

    Has anyone had any luck registering for the Dolphin rebate after August 1? I bought my dolphin July 31, so within the rebate time but then when I tried registering it it said the code I used wasn't valid. I did find it on some random website so that may have been wrong. Anyone have the rebate...
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    High CH Re-Plastered almost 3 weeks ago

    I posted this in the start-up forum but realized it may be better served here We got our pool replastered with diamond brite almost 3 weeks ago (for the second time this summer) and my CH is through the roof at almost 1000. Is this a problem? I have read low CH is bad in plaster pools because...
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    So confused on Which Dolphin to get

    I have been looking at all the different models and reviews fro all the different Dolphin robots and have been getting so confused on which to get. I have a small pool and will be taking the dolphin in and out as needed for cleaning and not leaving it in pool so it seems a basic model will be...
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    Timing of replaster

    I had my pool remodeled at the beginning of May, replaced coping and tile and replastered. The plaster has some spots throughout it. The contractor luckily is standing behind his product and will replaster the pool to even it out. The problem is here in NJ its a short pool season so we have the...
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    Stopping Leaves and Debris from going under cover

    Hello, I switched from a tarp/water bag cover last winter to a mesh safety cover this past winter. With the tarp I wouldn't get leaves or other debris in the pool but this past winter with the mesh safety cover, leaves and other large debris blew under the sides into the pool. Also this still...
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    Starting Up after Replaster

    Hello, I am about to finish up a remodel with diamond brite plaster and then filling up the pool and want to have the necessary chemicals ready. The following is my fill water, city water, test results with the TF-100: FC: <1 PH: 7.2 TA: 80 CH: 175 CYA: 0 Anything surprising in these results...
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    Remodel Starts Next Week, What do I need to Know?

    My pool remodel is set to start next week. Replacing coping, tiles, and bluequartz diamondbrite. What do I need to know/keep a look out for during and shortly after construction? Essentially once the pool builder leaves after starting the fill I will be on my own for getting the pool up and...