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    Stumped with a leaking pool

    Had a company come out to quote a liner. Guy offers to hop in pool and finds leak right a way with a bathing suit and a mask. No fancy electronic anything.
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    Stumped with a leaking pool

    Just wanted to verify it is the liner and not the plumbing.
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    Stumped with a leaking pool

    Will try too keep this short. Purchased a home with a pool after selling a home with a pool we had built. we opened this spring to water levels just above the shallow end of the pool. Thought this was odd. Pool was a swamp. Filled pool. Noticed a drop in the water level of 1/4 inch over 12...
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    Leaking somewhere

    I’ve had two companies out who can’t find anything. Waiting formwater to warm up a little more before I do my own inspection.
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    Stumped with a leaking pool

    Will try too keep this short. Purchased a home with a pool after selling a home with a pool we had built. we opened this spring to water levels just above the shallow end of the pool. Thought this was odd. Pool was a swamp. Filled pool. Noticed a drop in the water level of 1/4 inch over...
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    Backwash question

    1st time owning a sand filter and the option to backwash the filter. Just wondering what speed the pump is is operated to backwash the filter. Owners manual does not state .
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    Controlling operation of a chlorine generator

    Thank you, I didn’t know if there was an add on control or relay that could turn on the salt generator
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    Controlling operation of a chlorine generator

    Purchased a new home which has a salt generator which is powered without a timer. will the flow sensor stop the operation of the generator when the pump stops. The pump is a vs with its own programmable timer. Any suggestions?
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    Should I uncover my pool now?

    I uncover when water temp is 50. If I need to add chemicals prior to uncovering I blow air through the main drain to mix.
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    2019 Bleach Prices

    Ocean state job lot 4 gallons for 11.00.
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    Robot cleaner???

    I have the Apollo and think it works great. I haven’t used the manual vacuum since I bought it two years ago.
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    Algae, Leaves and Muriatic Acid

    Robot cleaners are great for reducing build up in your filter. I can go a whole season without cleaning my de filter which is not piped for backwashing.
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    Do phosphates matter?

    Looks like your cya is high which might be rendering your chlorine less affective
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    Pump for pool slide

    I installed a turbo twister slide at the end of last season. I plumbed the water supply from the return plumbing with a 1 and 1/2 inch line and choke the return valves to get the water supply to the slide. Thinking of installing a second pump that can easily be switched on and off when I’m not...
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    Pump for slide

    Does anyone use a separate pump for a pool slide? I would like to install an independent pump so I don't have to close and adjust returns when kids want to use slide
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    Pool slides

    That is one we were looking at plus the next size up. Our only limitation is that our pool deck is four feet wide and curved where we want to put it. How old are your kids ours are 11. Want to make sure it will be fun enough for them
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    Pool slides

    Anybody have any recommendations for pool slides
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    Bumpy side wall

    Pool is only 4 years old sounds like a problem
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    Bumpy side wall

    That makes sense typical or future problem?
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    Bumpy side wall

    Recently noticed a section of the upper sidewall has a bumpy feel to it. Feels like sand or small pebbles are in between the galvanized wall and foam padding behind the vinyl liner. Anyone else experience this before?
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    Frozen water level above gizmo in skimmer

    I ended up drilling holes to separate the skimmer and then drained pool. Used a sledge hammer to break ice at jets so the ice wouldn't break them
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    Frozen water level above gizmo in skimmer

    Wondering how concerned I should be that the water level is above the skimmer gizmo and the pool is frozen solid. There has been no chance to drain the pool since its been frozen and it keeps raining and refreezing. Thought about drilling through and draining but don't want to create a void...
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    Treating Pool In Winter To Prevent Miserable Opening Every Year

    Hey McKinley I usually test my water in February to see what's left for chlorine levels. I use a skinny snow stake to push my test bottle to the bottom to get an average water sample. I bring the sample inside to warm up before testing. If low I use a submersible pump with a 90 degree elbow...
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    What's your current pool temp?

    48 in ct
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    newbie question about return plugs

    I just had the same problem yesterday, drained pool down and blew lines out and used more thread tape. Are you guys blowing the lines out under water and capping the returns??
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    Skimmer question

    Wondering if it's ok for the skimmer to fill with water after winterizing. I have a gizmo in place, cut up noodles, and antifreeze. Had to drain pool to replug a return line and noticed this with a portion of the cover off. Assuming this happens since the skimmer top is not weather proof.
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    Polyquat

    thank you that makes sense because the ph would change in the test tube.
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    Polyquat

    Does anyone know if adding polyquat raises the ph. This morning ph was good. 7.6. Added a little more acid target of 7.5. Now this afternoon ph is above 8.0. After adding polyquat this morning. Nothing else added.
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    Prep for closing

    Should I expect my ph levels to rise while bringing my pool up to shock level in preparation for closing. Should I wait to lower ph until chlorine levels drop. Looking to close on Sunday. Pool temperature is down to 55 degrees. Tested ph after I added the remains of the liquidator contents...
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    What's your current pool temp?

    62 today. Waiting for temp to drop to close