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    Sand Coping has "Sunk" on one side of the pool.

    Our above ground pools as been in place for the last 3 years. On the side of of the pool where the skimmer is located the floor of the pools has sunk where it appears the pool installed filled it in with dirt. The top rail of the pool has not sunk, it's support on some rather large blocks...
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    Polyquat 60 age and pool closing

    I'm going though and making sure that I have everything I need to close the pool in about 6 weeks, once I'm sure that the water temp is below 60 deg. I've got half a bottle of polyquat 60 left over from closing last year. I've looked and cannot find anything about an expiration date or how...
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    Cleaning the Skimmer

    Our skimmer looks very dirty on the inside. It's not algae but sun screen, dirt, pollen and other gunk. Normally I would just get a washcloth and some dish detergent and clean it. I'm not sure that it would be a good idea. I also thought about using a magic eraser. Any suggestions? Thanks Joe
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    Backwashing when the water level is too high

    With all of the rain that we've received over the last couple of years I've been backwashing the pool filter when the water level in the pool gets too high. I do have a couple of questions: 1. Does that hurt the filter? Yesterday in preparation for the rain today we drained 4" off of the pool...
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    Closing and AG Pool and having it leveled.

    Earlier this year we had an AG pool installed. The pool came with a Frog Leap system, I know from reading the forum this is not something that most members use. We've been very happy with it, I just refill the cartridges with 1" chlorine tabs from In The Swim, so the cost has been minimal...