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    Finest Finish Micro Fusion Warranty

    Just finished our project with micro Fusion Laguna w/ abolone and glass. Really happy with the results
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    OB Northern California (Roseville) Rehab / buried

    Thanks... No way I could have done it without everyones input and feedback. Wish I would have done a better job capturing the whole process.
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    Pool Finish and Color Viewing Room...TFP Member Sound Off

    Northern California build Micro Fusion Laguna w/ abolone and glass (radiant fusion) Depth 9.5 ft Partial sun... Let me know if you need more pics or angles. Pool finish was the hardest decision during our build
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    OB Northern California (Roseville) Rehab / buried

    Update: It's been a little over a month since we had the filled. Chemicals are doing great... We just introduced a polaris TR36 pressure side cleaner. I plan on using this as the "daily driver" tillI get my robot. Since my last post we had the stone added to the pillars. Happy with results...
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    OB Northern California (Roseville) Rehab / buried

    Micro fusion Laguna w/ glass and abalone
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    OB Northern California (Roseville) Rehab / buried

    So it's looking we are in the range of 25,000. After the acid wash yesterday. It finished filling up this evening. Took about 30hrs , too late to turn the pumps. Will be firing up the pumps tomorrow morning. Here is a few pictures of the fill and couldn't resist a quick shot testing the lights
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    OB Northern California (Roseville) Rehab / buried

    Jeff Thanks for that meter tip, I haven't done the exact math but it's looking 25,000
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    OB Northern California (Roseville) Rehab / buried

    Unfortunately, I waited to long to order the test kit, I can get Taylor Model: K-2006C by next weekend. Will this kit work.. salt water pool
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    OB Northern California (Roseville) Rehab / buried

    Finally have time for a quick update. Equipment set is finished... I'll get some pictures tomorrow. More importantly today was finish. We ended up with micro fusion Laguna w/ glass and abolone. Tomorrow is acid wash and fill.
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    OB Northern California (Roseville) Rehab / buried

    It's been about a week since the deck was poured. Today the guys came by to wash the pool deck. I think I like it even more. It is a little dark ( hope it doesn't cause problems getting too hot in the summers) It seems like the closer you get to completion the harder it gets. We can't make up...
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    OB Northern California (Roseville) Rehab / buried

    Ajw22 Thanks for the feedback, I will talk to my installer see what he can do to help me with swapping equipment.
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    OB Northern California (Roseville) Rehab / buried

    Mguzzy As always thanks for the feedback, any specific brand in solar I should be looking for?
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    OB Northern California (Roseville) Rehab / buried

    So unfortunately I got a little aggressive early in the process and "jumped the gun" My initial plan was all Pentair, Got a screaming deal on the pump. About 2 months later the same guy I got the pump from contacts me about more pool equipment he had. That is were all the Jandy stuff came from...
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    OB Northern California (Roseville) Rehab / buried

    Back with another update. Unfortunately we couldn't find the grab bar anchors prior to the pour. We ended up with a last minute upgrade, added some color and stamp to the deck. Pool deck light broom standard 12" coping band, surrounded by medium grey old granite stamp. We are pretty happy with...
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    OB Northern California (Roseville) Rehab / buried

    Thanks for the feedback. Here are a few more of the prep work for the deck. I wasn't home for it, my wife said they laid this base like material applied water and compactor. Question? did a little research on here and some suggest using some form of material between the bond beam and the...
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    OB Northern California (Roseville) Rehab / buried

    Alright this is where the project sit today. Concrete deck scheduled to be poured on Saturday. Is there any last minute items I should be looking for. Deck forms have been set. Crew will be here tomorrow to set gravel, compact, and set rebar. We are going with simple canterliver broom finish...
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    OB Northern California (Roseville) Rehab / buried

    About 3 weeks after the mods to the structure were complete. We added plenty of water for curing no cracks. We had tile installed, we ended up using a Arizona tile shimmer glass tile. We are happy with the results. The pillars will have natural stone. Our tile guy threw in the markers, I paid...
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    OB Northern California (Roseville) Rehab / buried

    Hey Team, It's been a while since I posted. I have been making progress slowly but surely. Here is what has been accomplished since my last post in early October. Mid October had wall repaired, cabo built and raised a section of the wall.
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    OB Northern California (Roseville) Rehab / buried

    Another quick update: Some of the electrical got done 3 - Jandy Nicheless lights (1- deep end 1- middle/shallow 1- Cabo 1 - Jandy 6614 AP What deck jets and sheer decent do you guys recommend? Purple - Suction (Skimmer, Bottom Drain, Wall lines Blue - Returns Red - Lights Yellow- Autofill...
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    OB Northern California (Roseville) Rehab / buried

    Its been a busy few weeks and we have had terrible conditions here in Northern California (air quality). Finally had a chance to make some progress! After receiving the above feedback i decided to sub-out the plumbing, and let me say I am sure glad i did. It doesn't seem like it would a ton of...
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    OB Northern California (Roseville) Rehab / buried

    Thank you all for the great feedback. I did get a little carried away with the color pencils... Lol I think I need to be walked of the ledge on this one. I'm thinking of taking on the plumbing project my self. I have gotten back a few quotes which seemed high ( based on scope of work in my...
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    OB Northern California (Roseville) Rehab / buried

    Alright back at it again!!!! Phase 2- finalize the remodel/design... See attachement Need some input on design Is the .... Baja shelf - placement , size, etc... Steps - size, placement, type, etc... Benches- etc.... and finally what do you guys think of the wet bar stools ( yes or no -...
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    OB Northern California (Roseville) Rehab / buried

    I found the builder, but seems to have gone out of business awhile ago...
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    OB Northern California (Roseville) Rehab / buried

    Return lines are all in the shallow end Skimmer deep end
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    OB Northern California (Roseville) Rehab / buried

    End of day 2 Here are a few updates pool is completely dug out. Only 1 area of damage. No puncture holes anywhere. Operators did a great job minimizing the gouging. So know what????? Lol First, I plan on cleaning the are up a little. Undesided if I'm going to pressure wash. ( Don't see the...
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    OB Northern California (Roseville) Rehab / buried

    Rich D, As much as I would love to do the plumbing. Might be outside my skill set... Lol I have done full on sprinkler systems, which makes me think I can handle it. I plan has evolved - plan is to sub out everything that is pool proper,( construction, plaster, plumbing, equipment. My dig was...
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    OB Northern California (Roseville) Rehab / buried

    Day 2 of dig-out! Can one of you many experts answer/clarify a few questions/answers; 1. i have seen a few forums talking about not using bottom of the pool drains. ? 2. How many lines should i be looking for (skimmer, return line, etc...) I imagine it will depend on water features ( water...
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    OB Northern California (Roseville) Rehab / buried

    Rich D, Thanks for the feedback, i will have them dig out the mentioned areas. So far the only damage is that area in 1st picture. that wall is much thinner not sure why! I did watch a few youtube videos on re-pluming pools they were mainly going from copper to PVC. I imagine this should be do...
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    OB Northern California (Roseville) Rehab / buried

    It's the end of day 1 here is what we now know. 1. Deep end is where we predicted far end and about 8-9 ft deep. 2. Only 1 area damaged so far. No visible cracks. 3. Unfortunately found lots of trash! ( Raising the cost due to landfill fees). 4. We have a little bit of water at the bottom. (...
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    OB Northern California (Roseville) Rehab / buried

    HELP!!!!!!!! HELP!!!!!!!!! Looks like excavation/dig-out is set to begin tomorrow. Any pointers would be greatly appreciated... Obvious ones- 1. minimize gouging 2.????? Maybe's 1. have them excavate pluming lines 2. ???? Concerns 1. Any issues with leaving pool empty for a few weeks...