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    Cannot get accurate results out of TF-100 chlorine test for the life of me! What am I doing wrong?

    So my pool had turned green while I was out of town and it was recommended that I perform a SLAM and then use the TF-100 kit for accurate results to complete it. Well I followed the basic recipe and bumped my FC levels up according to the FC / CYA chart and within 6 days it was crystal clear...
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    Dead end pocket on Skimmer - how to plug it?

    The bottom of my skimmer appears to have two ports where plumbing could be connected. The right side is plumbed to the pump / filter. The left side is just a dead ended hole that fills up with debris, dead bugs and junk that sits there and rots. The only way to clear it is to take a shop vac...
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    Need better flow valves

    Hey Guys, I got this pool with the house and really need to improve the the flow valves. These look like standard valves from Lowes or Home Depot and they'e all broken and so incredibly hard to turn. You have to get a massive set of plumbers pliers on them and fight them like the incredible...
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    Trying to figure out how many gallons my pool is?

    Hey Guys, I purchased this home with a pool and trying to figure out how many gallons it is. My local pool shop (pinch a penny) had it in their computer as 10000 gallons and also 14040 gallons and they didn't know which it should be. With it set to 14040 gallons my stabilizer tested 50 and...