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    Acid washing pebble tec

    I am doing research on the effects of acid washing pebble tec. A couple of years ago, my pool guy - who I trusted implicitly - suggested acid washing my pebble tec plaster. He said it would brighten it up. Ok. Sounded good. Well, it appears not. My plaster is now ruined. There is a clear pattern...
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    Need Education on Diamond Brite

    Howdy. Looking to replaster. My pool guy acid washed my pebble tec & destroyed it. Word to the wise: DON'T ACID WASH PEBBLE TEC...even if done properly, so I've heard, it can cause damage. I am beside myself. Seriously sick over this. My plaster was in excellent condition. My pool guy suggested...
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    Raypak RP2100 shuts off

    Hello TFP members! My Raypak RP2100 pool heater shuts off after short periods. It ignites just fine. The igniter is fairly new, I replaced it myself a few years back. I had the heater running once this season prior to now and it ran like magic for 24 hours. Nothing (such as valves etc) has been...
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    First time algae victim

    Hey all ~ My pool was built in 2004. It is approx 40x22, pebble tec with DE filter. I have never had any issues until now. Last year, upon the advice of my pool guy, I acid washed the pool. No, he's not a thief, he sincerely believed this would "brighten up" my plaster. It sure did...because...