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    Newbie Plumbing Question on Cleaning Pump Filter Basket

    I opened my pool a few months ago and just decided it was time to start managing it myself. I'm now working on balancing the water that the pool company had outside of ranges. I noticed I need to clean the main pump filter basket but want to make sure I know what I'm doing before I open it up...
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    Taking Over Chemistry From "Pool Guy"

    I finished my BYOP build and started up the pool in late May. For the last several months, I've had the company who helped with startup manage the chemistry for me so I didn't have to jump right in. The goal was to have the experts handle this while I learned more about chemistry and became...
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    Intellicenter and Low Voltage Lighting

    My low voltage lighting crew connected up the low voltage lighting around my decking and said they wired it into my Intellicenter. I do see where they installed a beaker in the Intellicenter panel, but I don’t think they wired it into a relay based on what I’m seeing. That said, I’m a complete...
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    Pentair Heat Pump Availability

    Hey all, Like alot of other people in Texas, my Pentair 460958 UltraTemp 140K BTU Heat Cool Pump was wrecked. I was lucky and was able to get my insurance to cover it, but I've called all over the US and haven't been able to find one given the supply challenges that started with COVID...
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    Austin BYOP Build In Progress - 9/23 Construction Start

    Hi All, I finally broke ground on 9/23 after a couple of weeks of delay to the rain in Austin. As a reminder, here are the specs for my build: 35ft x 21ft saltwater pool (~27.5K Gallons) Depth 3.5ft to 4ft to 7ft deep end 3 bubblers and 2 sheers 13ft x 6.5ft Sun ledge Raised Spa w/ spillover...
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    Equipment List - What Would You Change?

    I just received a detailed equipment list. What would you change? This is for a 35x21 geometric pool with 13x6.5ft sun deck. It will also have a raised 7x7 spa with spillover into the pool below. Depths 3.5-7 ft and approximately 27.5K gallons. I've already asked to requote with the VS pump...
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    New Build in Austin, TX

    Hi Everyone, I'm in Austin, TX and am pursuing an owner build. I just submitted for HOA approval and expect it to get approved quickly. My plans include a 35x21 geometric pool with 13x6.5ft sun deck. It will also have a raised 7x7 spa with spillover into the pool below. Depths 3.5-7 ft and...
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    BYOP in Southwest Austin - Design Feedback Appreciated

    Hi Everyone, I live in SW Austin and started seriously considering a pool for my family of 4 (2 boys about to be 5 and 8) in January. My wife and made the decision to go for it and I'm going the BYOP route. I'm currently in design phase iterating on some changes, but would love feedback on the...