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    How to free up shaft on pool motor

    Hi all! It’s going to get down to 22 degrees tonight (and will be that low for the next 3 days), and my pool is not able to winterized. We usually just run the pump if it gets below freezing. However in November we went to turn on the pump and the motor just hummed and would not kick on. I...
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    Pool leak help / advice (only leaks when cold / pump not running)

    Hi all I posted this same issue last year. Long story short our pool leaks, but only in the winter time when we aren't running the pump. IT leaked like this last winter, but once we started it up for the spring / summer, we had absolutely no issues with leaking or water level. We closed the pool...
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    Pool leaking only when cold & pump is off

    Title pretty much says it. We had the same problem last winter around December & paid to have sonar leak detection. They patched the holes in late December. By February, it had leaked again. I’m talking 8-12 inches a month kind of leak. The pool guys said basically they had no clue— the patches...
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    closing pool with pump/filter below the water table

    Hi all! After a disastrous off-season with a pool company last year, we have decided to close the pool ourselves (2nd year owning the home / pool). I feel comfortable after doing some research and watching videos. HOWEVER, the pool company last year said they could not winterize our pump /...
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    Leak after pool is closed for the winter

    Hi all! I have a large oval inground pool. This was our first year as pool owners, but I grew up with a pool so I thought I knew enough. I did not. This pool has had some issues. The biggest issue now is this leak. We paid for a company to come out and install a safety cover, plus close and...