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  1. Strawberryshortcake

    Where could algae be hiding?

    Despite my best efforts it seems there is an algae bloom or something going on with my pool. My chlorine demand is currently unmanageable and whatever is going on is consuming more bleach then my initial slam / inheritance of the pool! I do not think ammonia because my CYA has remained level...
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    I can't seem to come out of ascorbic acid treatments for staining.

    I have been reading over and over the forums and just had a whole journey restoring my pool from a foreclosure home that we purchased (our first house!). You can see all of this on the thread here. I had never had a pool of any sort in my life, so this was all a crash course learning experience...
  3. Strawberryshortcake

    Looking to replace old equipment.

    We just bought this home about 2 months ago and finally started addressing the pool this weekend. Neither hubby nor I know a thing about pools so we are learning as we go. Right now we have a swamp and I'm awaiting our test kit before I really start trying to get the water clean. Have been...
  4. Strawberryshortcake

    I've got absolutely no clue where to start!

    Hi! I found this place after seeing it highly suggested everywhere I've looked so I hope you guys can offer us some advice :) My fiance and I just purchased our first home. It's just what we wanted and it also had a pool, which we weren't looking for but always wanted. But, we have NO clue...