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    First vacation with pool

    Great, thanks Dave!!! Really hoping I don't come home to a swamp after having such great luck this summer!
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    First vacation with pool

    Hi all- I'm about to leave my pool for 8 days for the first time since I've had it. My in-laws are stopping by every evening to care for my cats and parrots so I do have them to add bleach. Here is my plan - please advise if you think this is a good plan or if I need to change it. First, my...
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    Can't Thank You Enough!

    Very interesting! I'm learning so much here! Still haven't backwashed ;)
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    Silly Question

    Thanks! I will get to brushin'!!!
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    Can't Thank You Enough!

    I consistently had high FC as I listened to the pool store and shocked every single week. I don't remember ever using a "clarifier"... my weekly maintenance always consisted of the 1" and 3" Sustain tablets (and then adding this that and the other to fix whatever was off (ph, alkalinity, etc). I...
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    Silly Question

    This probably sounds ridiculous but I'm going to ask anyway... Do I HAVE to vacuum? The nearest leafed trees from my pool are about 600 feet away. I don't think there has ever been a leaf or a twig in the pool. Occasionally tiny clusters of dirt accumulate, but I have to look very hard for...
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    Can't Thank You Enough!

    This is my second summer with my pool. My first year I was too afraid to try the TFPC method because I understood nothing about water chemistry and didn't know what I was doing. This year I took the plunge and purchased a Taylor test kit and followed the advice of everyone on this forum. I...
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    Pool Cove

    I don't think they made any sort of cove, is what I'm trying to say. Based on the pictures I took, the bottom is perfectly flat. I haven't been able to get in yet to check it out as it hasn't been the 5 day waiting period yet. My main concern is it voiding my warranty with Radiant. It...
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    Pool Cove

    Thank you for responding. There definitely was not something that looks like that. There was only sand on the bottom. Though the install instructions say to build one out of sand. I can't post pictures right now because I'm at work but I will try to later. I e-mailed the installer and asked...
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    Pool Cove

    Hello, I am a new owner of a 16x32 oval Radiant pool. I am completely new to pools and trying to learn as much as I can. The pool was installed into a very steep hill. I watched the entire excavation and installation processes and it really seemed to me like they did a great job. However, the...