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  1. Bam Bam

    Lazy, so I need a once-a-week thing to maintain a pool.

    In defense of lazy I prefer to call it personal efficiency. Not judging others who do more or less than me. one more idea that could help reduce trips back and forth to start and stop pump when emptying skimmer basket is installing a skimmer wizard. wizardry is different than as seen on tv. my...
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    Lazy, so I need a once-a-week thing to maintain a pool.

    Cut out the schlepping to the store and order chlorine online delivered to your door. No comment on the rest of the stuff?
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    Is this normal?

    For just the replastering of the pool and not the repair of decking this is what I was quoted a few weeks ago: Prep work $2,334 - chipping below tile line, sealing with hydraulic cement around all penetrations, apply multi coat bond coat, 1 yr. warranty White goods (?) - $400 Brush & Balancee...
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    Is this normal?

    I don’t know if it’s normal but this has been happening in my pool for at least 10 years. I am now getting involved in managing my pool but have used the same pool man for years and nothing was ever mentioned. He retired and the pool gals haven’t mentioned it either. having said this my pool...
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    New Pool Owner....Leaves and Pinestraw?!

    Pine straw and leaf victim here. On another sleepless night I found the skimmer wizard. It works great once I figured out a way to secure it without attaching to the basket. I’ll post a photo later but for now here’s the vendor website. https://skimmerwizard.ca/