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    Automatic Pool cover for Leisure Pool Ultimate 35'

    Thanks Rocket J Squirrel. Your pool looks very nice. In essence, we can still add some coping to top of the spa area as long as it is a thin layer and not as thick as the pool edge coping?
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    Automatic Pool cover for Leisure Pool Ultimate 35'

    Thanks CPS reno. Your pool looks beautiful! What makes natural stone coping different than regular? Is it just thinner? What type of pool coping did you get? Did you specifically get the stone color to match your coping? For the zero reveal lid, do you have a photo of it ? I tried searching...
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    Automatic Pool cover for Leisure Pool Ultimate 35'

    Thanks. Did you go with a separate guy that installed your pool cover or it was your pool builder that did it? My pool guy told me to budget $18k cad before tax so about $14k USD which sounds inline with what you paid.
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    Why are pool light so expensive?

    Thanks. I worked with a reputable Chinese pool supplier that supplied me with fountain light but they also make pool light. For RGB 24W poollight, they charge $50/each which is inline with LED light. 50ft waterproof cable shouldn't cost that much either... My pool is fiberglass and will be...
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    Why are pool light so expensive?

    Pool light is like several hundred dollar each. I'm familiar with underwater LED etc and they cost $50. Can someone tell me why pool light are so expensive and can I just buy my own light and get the pool guy to install them?
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    Automatic Pool cover for Leisure Pool Ultimate 35'

    Hi, I just put a deposit down for the Ultimate 35' and looking into automatic pool cover. I have few concerns 1. What is the typical cost in 2020 for a coverstar? 2. My pool guy said I can't put coping stone on the hot tub area because it will obstruct the cover which makes sense. Any other...
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    Solution for non-priming pumps fountain for inground pool

    Hi, I just put a deposit down for a ultimate 35' fiberglass pool. I'm planning to add fountain as I described here: Dry land water fountain on deck next to pool My plan is to have a tanning ledge like this with fountain inside and few deck jets. I'm trying to figure out how I can supply...
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    How to keep my pool if I demolish my existing house?

    Hi, I live in an old bungalow that I intended to demolish and rebuild in 10 years. In the mean time, I want to get a pool and not have to wait 10 years to swim. One of the most important criteria is to able to keep my new (to-be-built) pool and associated hardscaping and re-use it once the...
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    Dry land water fountain on deck next to pool

    Thanks. That's a good idea. My plan is to have a 35' x 15' rectangular pool. Thanks. Ledge is a great idea. My plan is to have a ledge in the center, 3 fountain nozzle inside the ledge, and flanked by two fire pit. Around the ledge, I will have a row of the fountain. Technically, I can...
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    Dry land water fountain on deck next to pool

    Here is my current fountain. I really like it and if I'm going to spend all these money building a pool, might as well add it. Imagine swimming with your favorite music synchronize with the fountain?
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    Dry land water fountain on deck next to pool

    Thanks. That's a good point of putting dirty water back to pool. What about have a closed basin system but using pool water to replenish the fountain basin? This basin also has its own water filtration system. Also install a channel drain between fountain deck and pool to catch any water. The...
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    Dry land water fountain on deck next to pool

    Thanks! Definitely will. I will post a vid of my current fountain asap as well.
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    Dry land water fountain on deck next to pool

    Hi, I built myself a dancing water fountain few years ago. I will be building a pool and want to install similar system to my pool. I want to install some dry land water fountain next to the pool. I'm curious to know if any of you've done something similar and best approach? Each fountain is...
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    Looking for a new pool in Toronto Canada for 2021 season - advice needed

    Hi all, I'm a newbie looking to install a pool in Toronto area and have few questions to those of you who are experienced: 1. Any preference for concrete vs fiberglass in cold weather in Canada? I personally prefer fiberglass because of its low maintenance quality. 2. What is the approximate...