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    Water evaporation

    So, we’ve had an unusually long stretch of heat and dry weather up in Oklahoma. I know it’s summer and all but I’ve got a few questions. Is it normal for a pool to evaporate quite a bit during a dry hot stretch. I’ve had to fill my pool several times in the last few weeks to the drain line...
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    Air bubbles in closest two return lines

    I’ve got air bubbles, a lot, coming out of my two closest return lines and a small amount of air bubbles coming out of my spa return lines. I’ve checked everything. Skimmer basket doesn’t have any visible cracks. Checked Strainer Basket looks fine, replaced gasket, unions connecting pump to...
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    Plaster chunks

    Well, now that ice is thawing I’m noticing pieces of plaster and a few spots where it looks like chunks. About 3 to 5 inches long by 2 to 3 inches wide and looks to be 1/2 to 1/4 deep on a tile line. Also noticed a decent chunk on top step just below sunning deck. Sunning deck basically entirely...
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    PVC question

    I have found a small leak in my return pipe going to my spa at equipment pad. When my freeze protection rotates from pool to spa is when it starts leaking. I have turned off spa freeze protection for now. I still have a slow return to spa so it won’t freeze. The 2” pipe that runs out of my...
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    Pump going bad??

    Hey all. Been having a lot of air coming out of my return lines. And lots of bubbles in the strainer lid right before pump. I’ve replaced o-rings in strainer lid, drain plugs, new cartridge filters, new o-ring around filter, new clamp. Psi normally runs at 20 but now between 15-17. And still...
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    Algae? Sand? Salt buildup?

    For the last few weeks when I let my dogs out in the morning I notice a small collection or pile of what looks like salt in my hot tub. The hot tub is a spillover in to pool. I dont see this this in the pool anywhere. Could I have my SWg output too high? It’s at 60% for pool and 2% for hot...
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    Nautilus plus timer question

    Hi all!! got a question that the user manual really doesn’t explain. I have a nautilus plus w/ clever clean. It has three run time options: daily, every other day and every 3rd day or something like that. Hiwever, it doesn’t really tell you or show you if you have actually set one of the...
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    small patch job on plaster...what do i need

    All, i am having a brain fart. I have a small gouge in my deepend of the pool. it happened when my son threw in a pool toy with a hard edge and i didnt see it when i turned on my pool cleaner. it got caught in the wheel in made a gouge about 1" long by 1/2" wide and probably 1/3" to 1/4"...
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    Pentair ccp420 filter waste plug blew out

    Well, my wife called me in a panic saying our spa was draining. I came home and found the waste/drain plug completely blew out. The threads on the cap look fine and from what I can tell and fill with my finger the threads on the bottom tank assembly seem fine as well. Since i I was not home...
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    two issues: white flakes and rust colored staining/pitting plaster

    Hi all!! new to the forum but been following for years. somewhat new pool owner here. 4 year old saltwater pool. 20,000 gallons, free from with 10x8 raised sundeck and spillover spa (400 gallons). anyways, i have two concerns. 1) i seem to constantly get little white flakes, almost like...