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  1. Snap96

    Another Pool Opening Q

    From my very limited knowledge, it appears that I'm set....or at least very close. Water is clear with the following readings: Reading at 9pm last night: FC - 27.5 CC - .5 Reading at 9am this morning: FC - 27.5 CC - .5 I should have known not to do the FC test a few days ago...I'm color...
  2. Snap96

    When to open above ground pool in Illinois

    Been open for a week and I think my water is all set...crystal clear and passed the overnight test. Water is a little chilly so will get the heater cranking at some point.
  3. Snap96

    Another Pool Opening Q

    Thank you everyone.... Was able to get some CYA in the skimmer yesterday. Unfortunately, could not test last night since the pump on the auto cover could barely keep up with the rain so I had no chance to open the pool. Paul
  4. Snap96

    Another Pool Opening Q

    We had the pool installed last year and had our pool company open the pool for the first time. Unfortuantely, that may have been a mistake...they did all the testing and adding chemicals. Besides all the worms and some leaves, the water was pretty darn clear. The worms and leaves have been...
  5. Snap96

    When to open above ground pool in Illinois

    We're in the NW burbs of Chicago and open next week. We had the pool installed last year and our contractor recommended open early...close late.