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    Faulty GFCI Breaker and problem pool store...could use some advice.

    I had another electrician install the new switch and it runs fine now. It was the original pool electricians work, and he refused to make it right (unless I would pay him to buy another new switch with NO WARRANTY). He's not ethical, nor is the store that recommended him. Live and learn.
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    Faulty GFCI Breaker and problem pool store...could use some advice.

    OK my bad on the switch..that's the right model. but its 20 amp...not 50. Here is a pic of the box. The switch in there now is temporary. I ordered the Siemens GF20. On a side note, my electrician I am using now is very competent, he wires entire houses for a living, including mine.
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    Faulty GFCI Breaker and problem pool store...could use some advice.

    There is a sub panel outside by the pump. The breaker is IN the sub panel along with the timer and there is an outlet on the side of the subpanel. . The link I provided earlier IS for the breaker in the panel. Here is the updated replacement part. Amazon description is wrong as it is 240 volt...
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    Faulty GFCI Breaker and problem pool store...could use some advice.

    They should be but the pool store I went to are not standing behind the work of the contractors they recommended. They gave me a list of electricians they work with and I selected one. His claim is that the breaker has no warranty(which means he is either lying or got the part from an...
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    Faulty GFCI Breaker and problem pool store...could use some advice.

    ok to be clear. this is a new pool and the electrical work is what came with the pool. It is less than 60 days old. There is a breaker https://www.amazon.com/Siemens-QF250-Interrupter-Discontinued-Manufacturer/dp/B00002N7KN#customerReviews that will not stay on. Every time I turn it on, it...
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    Faulty GFCI Breaker and problem pool store...could use some advice.

    Hi guys. The breaker for my pool pump keeps tripping even when the pump is not on. The electrician(who was a contractor) said it may be a bad breaker and he can replace but has to charge me for the breaker because he said his supplier offers no warranty. (sounds like Bull to me) . The pool store...
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    Faulty GFCI Breaker and problem pool store...could use some advice.

    Merged threads. Hi guys. My pool pump keeps tripping the breaker so I may have a bad breaker. In the meantime, I have to take care of my pool. I have about 3 PPM of FC in it and PH is around 7.6. TA is around 90. I just added 64 oz of 10% bleach and swished it around with a skimmer net for a...
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    Water Test on New Inground--Feedback Welcome

    sounds good. I ordered a TF100 so I will do that in the meantime. I love my liner and don't want to hurt it !
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    Water Test on New Inground--Feedback Welcome

    Thank you Jodie, I understand, I have run thru this process before with a previous pool but it's been a few years and my pool skills are rusty :)
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    Water Test on New Inground--Feedback Welcome

    Thanks guys, I understand, appreciate and follow what all of you are saying. I guess I just wanted to get the SLAM process rolling as soon as possible as I have a pool party scheduled for next weekend and anyplace I order from cant have me a kit before Wednesday, end of business. I have owned...
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    Water Test on New Inground--Feedback Welcome

    every pool store I call does not have a test kit that does an overnight chlorine test. I want to start SLAM asap. My FC is at 4 but my water is cloudy.
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    Water Test on New Inground--Feedback Welcome

    Thanks Mom :) How quickly can I get a test kit locally ? I was thinking the Taylor kit because I can get it from Amazon.
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    Wrinkle in New Vinyl Liner Pool Advice Needed

    Sure here you go. I mentioned it to the Pool Builder and he said he would come out and fix. He has yet to do though. Not the most responsive guy. The land around my pool seems fine, no standing water puddles (unless its raining heavy of course). After heavy storms yesterday all of the water in...
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    Water Test on New Inground--Feedback Welcome

    Hey guys, I finally tested my water on my new inground pool. It looks pretty cloudy as we have gotten tons of rain. TA - 90 Hardness- 150 PH is 8.2 or more (deep pink) FC - 4.0 (light-ish yellow) CYA is less than 30....could be 0 What I did so far Added 60 oz of Muriatic Acid (20%...
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    Wrinkle in New Vinyl Liner Pool Advice Needed

    Hi Guys: I just got a new 16x32 Vinyl Liner inground pool installed in the last 2 weeks. My 9 year old has been in it but no one else has since we got it as its still pretty cold. I went in yesterday just walking around the shallow end (still pretty cold) and noticed a wrinkle with my feet that...
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    Safety Cover Recommendation on a Budget

    Hey guys, I am in the process of having a 16x32 inground rectangular pool built. The pool store wanted to charge me 1600 for the safety cover but didnt give me brand or material. I opted out of it after finding some online for 5-800.00 . Like this one... Is this good enough ? I can have someone...
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    Landscaping around pool software ?

    Thank you. Its pretty fancy. Does everything in it need to be 3D ? I just need sort of a basic layout tool.
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    Landscaping around pool software ?

    Hey guys I am in the process of getting a 16x32 rectangular Vinyl liner pool installed and I am trying to find good free software(or very inexpensive) to help design my backyard. We have a 12x16 concrete slab off our patio door that we currently have a pergola and a table and chairs. We intend...
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    Building 16x32 Pool, no jets, no heat. Just the pool. 7.5 feet deep...Will Variable pump benefit me ?

    Thanks Dave. I will consider that when I upgrade. Is it difficult to upgrade ? Isn't it just connecting 2 pipes one to the skimmer and one to the filter and you need to plug in the pump ? My power company only gives me 150.00 rebate on variable unfortunately but it said I have to have a...
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    Building 16x32 Pool, no jets, no heat. Just the pool. 7.5 feet deep...Will Variable pump benefit me ?

    Looking like a S244T. Unfortunately I do not have much flexibility in changing my filter/pump. I mentioned it to the pool store today and they gave me an insane price to switch to even a 2 speed. They don't seem to believe in the benefit of a 2 speed or variable pump saying that the low speed of...
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    Building 16x32 Pool, no jets, no heat. Just the pool. 7.5 feet deep...Will Variable pump benefit me ?

    I need to update my signature. I no longer own that pool. Would something that size work on an inground pool that is much larger with more water ? 21 feet round vs 16x32 with 7.5ft deep end
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    Building 16x32 Pool, no jets, no heat. Just the pool. 7.5 feet deep...Will Variable pump benefit me ?

    Hey guys: I ordered a 16x32 pool that is 7.5 on the deep end. It comes with an Heyward max flo SP2310X15. My pool sales guy thinks Variable pumps would not be useful in my situation(not sure if I agree) being I do not have any extras, but I was thinking maybe a 2 speed pump will be of use to me...
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    Went to Order 16x32 Rectangular Pool and this happened...

    Shoot, sorry MODS, I put this in sticky thread. Please move if you can. MOD note-it is where it belongs now.
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    Went to Order 16x32 Rectangular Pool and this happened...

    Hey guys: I had my heart set on a 16x32 pool with a 8 ft deep end until I realized that a large portion of the pool will be only 40" deep and the rest will be slope and then 8 ft deep. I have a family of 4 and wanted more playable area with a little more depth. My builder is using 42"panels and...
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    Pool Pricing in Southern PA Reading Area--35K for a 14x28 vinyl liner pool ??

    Hey guys. I am interested in getting an inground pool and have been getting some very high quotes compared to what I am seeing others pay online. I have a giant relatively flat backyard and was quoted 35K (pool and base equipment/cover) for a 14x28 vinyl pool. I am in the reading PA area. I...
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    Has anyone (successfully) made a deep end on an 18x33 oval?

    OHHHHHH! Thank you so much for that information. The pool builder who is a radiant retailer when he came to my house didn't tell me that one. 6-8k for a LINER ? :mad: OK heck no to that. Is doughboy the only semi inground pool that can do a deep end or can other pools ? Can pools that are...
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    Has anyone (successfully) made a deep end on an 18x33 oval?

    Radiant pools can do a deep end as well cant they ? Sorry dont mean to hijack but I am in the early stages of finding someone to do a pool for me with a deepend. I have a radiant authroized dealer close to me.
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    New AGP Build -- Wilbar Matrix 18'x33'x54"-- Semi-buried with deep end in center

    Re: New AGP Build -- Wilbar Matrix 18'x33'x54"-- Semi-buried with deep end in center Is that pool rated for in ground use ? I didn't see any mention of it in the description. I am in the market for a pool myself but I will NOT be doing the work myself. So finding a pool, someone to do the work...
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    Having trouble finding a semi inground pool installer in Berks County PA

    Thanks for the replies. What made you change your mind IanL ?