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    Purchased SWG -- How To Remove PVC Connections?

    My new SWG just arrived and I'm going to attempt to install it in a few days. The folks where I bought it said that it can mount vertically or horizontally, but unfortunately the only piece of pipe of sufficient length on my return plumbing is at a 45 degree angle, which they said will not...
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    Considering SWG -- Horror Stories-- Advice?

    I have a nearly 20 year old 20,000 gallon vinyl liner inground pool that we have open from around Memorial Day until October 1 (or so) each year. Last year finding a reliable source of chlorine became practically a part time job and I was concerned about running out all season long. Looking at...
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    Vinyl Liner Feels Like Sandpaper

    I'm not sure whether this is the right section to address this or not. When I took the cover off the pool to open it last Saturday I noticed that everything in the pool was covered with something that feels like sandpaper. It has now been one week, the water has lost the algae color, but is...
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    CYA Test -- Need Help -- Cloudy Water After 6 Days

    I'm on the sixth day of being unable to clear my pool water. I'm trying to maintain my chlorine levels at shock level, however I'm having trouble figuring out how to get an accurate CYA reading. Instructions say that the CYA level is when the little dot at the bottom disappears. Problem seems...
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    Hayward S200 Seems to Be Leaking

    When I started up my pool this summer I have water coming from under my 14 year old Hayward filter. I have inspected the seam and all the pipes and the cap on the drain valve and I don’t think the leak is anywhere above or outside the surface of the filter. Is there a likely easy to identify...
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    Inground Pool Steps Developing A Little Bounce

    I have a 14 year old inground 16x32 pool with a vinyl liner..liner replaced at the end of the season in 2015, so less than 2 years old. I'm noticing that a couple of the steps (I'm pretty sure they're fiberglass) are losing some of their support (a little bit of bounce when you stand on them)...
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    Pump Is Dead -- Advice

    My 13 year old Hayward pump quit overnight. It was making a different noise yesterday morning and it was just stopped dead on was still hot when I went out to check it this morning. Model says it is a C48K2N143B1. I presume 13 years is pretty good for one of these things, but I've never...
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    Leak -- Emergency Or Not?

    I'm starting a new thread...just seeking some guidance on how much time is too much to wait on fixing a leak. I started noticing the pool losing more water than usual around mid week...and confirmed that it's leaking by end of week. Unfortunately I couldn't get an assistance in on Friday, so...
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    I'm Losing Water -- Now What?

    A little frantic right now. I'm losing an inch or more of water every day in my 16 x 32 inground pool with vinyl liner. Can't see any leakage around the pump, filters or any of the stuff over there. I presume with that amount of leakage if the leak was there, it would be obvious. I read the...
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    Making Sure

    About this time last year I found your forum and my pool has never looked better overall. This weekend after about four days of rain last week, I'm getting some cloudy water and a bit of algae for the first time ever. It's the first time of being 'on my own while having algae so I'm seeking...