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  1. uvavi8r

    To close or not to close...

    it is our first winter with our pool (approximately 11500 gal, SWG, fiberglass partial inground, pics of the install and final here OB in NoVA (Dig Starts tomorrow 6/8)). I live in Falls Church, VA. My wife and I have discussed not closing the pool for the winter...not keeping it open for...
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    OB in NoVA (Dig Starts tomorrow 6/8)

    Well, NoVA had a beautiful day for the last day "of summer"...I am fortunate that we got this done before the season ended. More importantly, my guy ""Barrett" is fully recovered...he had an unfortunate accident a month ago.
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    OB in NoVA (Dig Starts tomorrow 6/8)

    I have a fiberglass pool, should I still see that constant increase in the PH?
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    OB in NoVA (Dig Starts tomorrow 6/8)

    Sorry for highjacking the thread, but I am having the same issue...my numbers below from this morning. Test results 25 Aug FC - 3.6 TA - 80 PH - 8.2 (tested first with test kit, maxed out @ 8.0, backed up with digital meter recently calibrated) Salt - 3555 Test results 18 Aug FC - 4.4 TA - 90...
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    OB in NoVA (Dig Starts tomorrow 6/8)

    Thanks @kimkats that is exactly what I had planned...I am chasing PH though...I can't get it to stabilize for any amount of time (keeps going high). I have posted the question in the water chemistry thread.
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    OB in NoVA (Dig Starts tomorrow 6/8)

    We have been done for three weekends...we have had house guests every one...this upcoming weekend is the only one that hasn't been booked yet. We haven't had any raging parties, but we have had neighbors over and lit it up a bit. The wife plans on having a neighborhood pool party this weekend...
  11. uvavi8r

    14x28 rectangle pool-is it big enough?

    I have a Leisure Pool Elegance 26 (see attached spec sheet) but it is 14'6" x 26'3" (interior dimensions). The 14'6" is the bump out for the stairs and seating shelf, 11'6" is only 12'6" wide, we have found that plenty big enough for us. It is just for me and my wife (and occasional visitors...
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  17. uvavi8r

    OB in NoVA (Dig Starts tomorrow 6/8)

    We are at the 95% complete stage...just a bit of trim work on the deck and figuring out what we want the path to the equipment pad to look like...we are at day 51 of actual installation so I feel pretty good, I don't know how folks deal with the construction for months upon months.
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    OB in NoVA (Dig Starts tomorrow 6/8)

    Deck guys are making short work of the installation...only day I was not able to telework, I think they will be done before I get home.
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    OB in NoVA (Dig Starts tomorrow 6/8)

    We put down something called "Proflex Paver Edging" and lined the pebble bed with the black landscape fabric, you can get both at your local hardware (or big box) store. the paver edging comes in 6 foot sections and gives you about 2-3 inches of a barrier...it helps keep the pebbles in and the...
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    OB in NoVA (Dig Starts tomorrow 6/8)

    More progress this weekend...got the stone facing done and we finished installing the pebbles around the edges to help with drainage. Deck guys should be here this week and we are getting close to being done.
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  26. uvavi8r

    Pool Cover for Leisure Pools Ultimate Fiberglass

    You can get different materials, mine is very similar to a loop-loc. DM sent
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    OB in NoVA (Dig Starts tomorrow 6/8)

    We Passed Final Inspection (although we still have some construction going on)...
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    OB in NoVA (Dig Starts tomorrow 6/8)

    Thank you...it does, but I still have a hard time looking past the construction debris that is left over and the "not having the deck" is bothering me...but I am very fortunate to have good friends that are doing the work with me...all in good time.
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    OB in NoVA (Dig Starts tomorrow 6/8)

    Well, this was a VERY productive weekend...waiting on the deck (possibly next week)....then the yard work starts...
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