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  1. BuckeyeMac

    How would you fix this plumbing?

    So I had permanent electrical run out to the pump last year (with a ground around the pool), however, they used the existing plumbing I had and you can see the return to the pool was dangling. How would you fix this so that it's more rigid? Would you do a couple 45 turns down to the ground with...
  2. BuckeyeMac

    Filter Crack

    Was floating around the pool when I noticed the outside of our fence was shiny. Went over and saw that the filter is spraying water out the top. Thankfully it’s not a bad crack yet. Looks like it’s cracked along the seam of the sand filter up near the top. What are my options here. Bought new...
  3. BuckeyeMac

    Dirt/Dead Algae?

    Good morning fellow TFPers! I had this same problem last year...I have these spots that show up on the bottom of the pool. You can see them in the attached pictures. It's really bad in the middle of the pool because last night we had some high winds & most of that is leaves/pine...
  4. BuckeyeMac

    TFP Testament

    So let me preface, we moved into our house about 1.5 years ago. The previous owners closed the pool prior to us moving in. Last year I opened to a black swamp. 30 gallons of liquid chlorine. I also cheated a bit by using a flocculant and then vac’d to waste. Just took the cover off the pool...
  5. BuckeyeMac

    Good idea - Flowers Recommendation?

    So, I want to make the area around my pool look more appealing...current state is the pool top rail is about 10-12" above the deck floor boards. I am for sure going to make a step up aka "jump in step" for the kids and myself. That is the brown part rectangles in the picture. I was then going...
  6. BuckeyeMac

    New House...First Pool = LOT’S of Questions!

    Hi! New to the forum, I joined this past summer prior to buying our house with a pool. By the time we moved in the Fall, they had closed the pool (poorly) early October here in Ohio. I did a bit of research, and drained the filter/pump, removed hoses and components in prep for winter. I do not...