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    Hayward H400FDN Heater with S244T2 Heater - not firing up unless Speed 3 or higher?

    Hi all- I have a 20x40 in ground with a Hayward Proseries High Rate Sand filter (S244T2) and an H400FDN nat gas heater. Since the initial opening last year, the heater has never fired up unless the pump speed is at least 3. On speed 2, I get a “Low flow” reading from the heater. Does this...
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    Is my skimmer clogged?

    Just opened my pool today and was able able to get everything running. Although, my filter won’t fully prime, there’s no psi registering, and no water running through the glass bulb on my Hayward S244t2. The suction on one of the skimmers seems ok at 2 (4 speed). However, the other skimmer...
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    Help! Construction site run off into my pool!!

    My pool abuts a property line where a new house is being built. The lot is somewhat elevated and sloping down towards my pool. Yesterday, we had thunderstorms all day with torrential rains. I went out last night to this :(. (Of course it was crystal clear leading to this) : You could...
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    Help with in floor cleaning system - Low flow?

    My pool has an infloor cleaning system ("IFC") with a 6 port Paramount module. From the pump, there is a T,one side of which feeds a spa with spillover and the other feeds the Paramount unit. After noticing the pool wasn't getting any cleaner (after Slamming), I noticed, the psi on the IFC was...
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    Help Diagnosing Leak

    Hi all- It appears I have a leak that I need help locating. Early this summer, I had a 10 foot section of my patio settle by approx. 1"-2" in the deep end corner which is the same corner as the skimmer/main drain (see attachment). The pool is 18'x'40 fiberglass and rectangular. The depth is...
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    Cloudy pool after using Solar Cover (Salt/SWG content)?

    For the most part, all summer, my pool has been crystal clear (salt system) with well balanced water chemistry except on two occasions. After heavy weekend use, we used our solar cover as we weren't expecting to use it for a couple of days. I typically run the pump/SWG 10 hours per day...
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    Testing Kit and Phosphates?

    I'm looking for an alternative to the testing strips that I've been using. Is the TFTestkits TF-100 the best "bang for the buck" kit? Is this kit more effective than the strips? Secondly, after noticing I had some cloudiness, I decided to bring a sample to a local pool supply store for...
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    In floor cleaning system - low pressure/suction from main drain?

    I have an in floor cleaning system with 5 rotating jets. After a few weeks of brushing floor debris towards the main drain, I noticed the debris doesn't seem to dissipate. Having decided to check the main drain, I noticed little pressure/suction from the drain itself. I did notice there is...
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    Summer Cover for Spa?

    I have a 9'x10' spa with a spillover to my pool. We use an all weather cover in the winter to keep the spa covered (unused in winter). The cover is a solid 4" which includes 3 panels, two of which fold over (3 panel). It's very bulky and difficult for one person to handle on his/her own...
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    Pool with spillover spa - Salt - treating spa separately?

    We've just recently opened our pool/spa for our first season. The spa has a spillover which we can turn on/off. The spa has it's own filter and heating system. We have a salt system as well (Aquarite). This time of year, it's still cool in the Northeast. I had been keeping the spa at 70...
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    Help- Filter/Pump shutting down after cleaning Aquarite Salt System?

    We just opened our pool last week for our first season. I've been running our Hayward filter continuously since Thursday with no problems. After checking my AquaRite salt system this morning, I decided to clean the unit after noticing the "Inspect Cell" light was steadily lit. Before doing...
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    Algaecide?

    We just opened our inground pool yesterday for our first official season. While doing so, our pool company recommended a weekly treatment of algaecide (2 oz?) to prevent any algae from starting to grow, particularly the black algae which could get into the grout of our tile work. Apparently...
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    Solar Cover Reel - Rocky's 3A or 5A?

    Looking to pick up a solar cover reel on wheels for our first season. We have a 16x40 rectangle fiberglass w propane heat and located in New England. I intend to use a solar cover and I've read great things about the Rocky's reels. Is the 5A worth the additional $80/90 over the 3A? Will the...
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    Drain Fitting with ball valve for Hayward Filter?

    Hi folks! First post here! We just completed our pool this week. Our Hayward Swinclear filter was installed in a tight area with the filter drain facing a planted bed. I'd like to be able to drain the filter and divert the water 30-40 feet away. I'd like to be able to install a 1 1/2" drain...