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    I can get a $500 rebate for buying a new pool pump. Wireless control? Choosing a pump?

    I saw this rebate opportunity and I figured I'd look into pool pumps but I am struggling a bit. I have an existing 1HP Hayward Super Pump and it has 1.5" ports on it. My hopes: 1. Cut my energy bill by as much as possible. 2. Somehow wirelessly control it. So if I'm not home I can turn it...
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    Finding a pool cover for my odd pool

    For several years I had someone open and close my pool. Last year on closing they told me that "it was time" to get a new and better cover. One anchored into the concrete. So I tossed my pool cover when I opened the pool myself this year. Now I'm looking for a new cover but really can't find...
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    Very low filter pressures

    I'm trying to figure out a bunch of issues so you may see some different threads from me. Pool - 12k gallon octagonal in-ground Pump - 1 HP Hayward Super Flow pump Filter - Hayward S220T filter Filter media - ZeoSand #4429 (250 pounds) 2 years ago I replaced the pump 1 year ago I ordered a...
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    Some advice needed on a pool leak.

    I have a small hexagonal pool with 2 returns and no main drain. The closest return does show air bubbles when the pump is on. The far return does not. For the past several years I've noticed that the pool loses water with the pump on. I replaced both the pump and filter last year with brand...
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    A little all over the place. FC is zero and alkalinity is 230ppm

    Things are a bit messy now. If you can make it through my story I could use the help. I'm a newbie at balancing. 15000 gallon pool. 1HP pump with 175lbs of fresh ZeoSand 1. I had someone open my pool this year (she has done it every yea for 4 years so far but she no longer does this) 2. 3...
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    Some help with a pool filter that sprung a leak

    I'm new to pools and bought a house a few years ago where there was a "dipping pool". It's an octagonal pool only about 4.5 feet deep in the center and 3 feet deep on the edges. From edge to edge it's 24 feet I'm estimating the size at around 12,000 cubic feet. I have a Hayward 1HP pump...