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    Copper in water, advice needed

    I recently needed to added water from our well a few times in the last 2 weeks, so I took water to be tested At pool store. They said no iron ( which I was worried worried about )but that I have 2.8 ppm of Copper. They said I need to add a sequestering agent to keep the cooper in solution. I...
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    Calcium testing issue

    I’m sure I must have made a mistake testing/ adding Ca after a low reading. Now the test turns pink, but never blue after addition of R12. ( turns clear) Does that mean by Ca is off the charts? How do I proceed from here? Thanks in advance.
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    Best way to heat pool with solar cover

    I would like to heat the pool for a get together on Sunday. Pool temp now is 66,solar cover is on. Weather for sat. is high 72, low 58, 60 % chance of rain. When would be the best time turn propane heater on to get the temp to 80+?Thank you for any help.
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    Hazy water after deck cleaning

    More then 24 hrs ago the concrete cantilever deck around my pool was power washed. I had The filter running continuously ,but the watercis still hazy. I have been brushing a lot too, there doesn’t seem to be any obvious dirt in the pool, but when I brush it does disrupt some dirt. is there...
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    Need advice on test results

    The last month has me adding acid weekly to bring pH down to 7.8. Is there anything else I should Target? FC 8.0 pH 8.2 TA 60 CH 270 CYA 50
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    DPD powder looking purple

    MY DPD powder is starting to look purple in the container. I guessing I should replace it, but what made this happen so I can avoid in the future.Thanks !
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    Leak help needed

    I noticed this leak this am. Pressure is slightly lower then usual. I left message for pool guy, hoping he can come by on Monday. Is there anything I can do in the meantime?
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    Replacement for Spa controls??

    We have a 25 yr old plaster pool with attached spa. The spa has an in ground ( attached pic) control that could filter spa , turn on heat, turn on blowers. Turning on and off blower was ideal . There is also a panel in the house that could do the same. Neither has worked for about 8 yrs. options...
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    Treat phosphates before early closing?

    This is my first yr with TFP ,and thanks to everyone’s help, I have gone from a green opening to a crystal clear pool all summer! From the day we opened, the water has read 5400 ppb of phosphates. Because of an extended vacation, and no one to tend the pool,we will close the week of 9/10. I’m...
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    Cantilever deck edging material

    The material( plastic/vinyl) between the cantilever deck and tile is crack or missing in my 25yr old plaster pool. Beside a total renovation what is the best, most cost effective way to make this look better. - - - Updated - - -
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    Tiles off

    I am new to TFP this season. Helped to clear my green pool quickly. After the water cleared, 4 tiles were off under the spa spillover. Brushing the spa, has knocked 3 tiles off from inside the spa. Is this due to water chemistry, or just age? I guess I need to wait until I lower the water to repair?
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    Pool spa jet trouble

    Pool with attached spa,20+ yr old. Last 2 yrs ,when filtering in spa mode ( heater on ) the jets did not have much presure . If I run the blower it’s fine, but with blower on it is very noisy. If I run on recirculate ,the jets are good without the blowers. Question...Can I run on recommend...
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    New to TFP

    We have a pool for 20+ yrs, maintained by pool store instructions... Tired of spending $$$$! Got a TAylor 2005 C test kit and 8 gallons of liquid chlorine from pool store. pool guy opened pool , found my chlorine and dumped in 3 gallons! Ran pump over nite and had to backwash today.Tested water...