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  1. Amy Adkins

    Its about that time:: pool closing questions

    Ok..its getting closer...we might get 2 more months out of the pool...my question is Pool covers for the AGP. What are the better brands to deal with? Easiest in use? Listen...which one will do its job so when I open the Pool next year, there wont be a total mess to clean up. Double impressed...
  2. Amy Adkins

    Winter pool covers...the good and the ugly

    Ok..its getting closer...we might get 2 more months out of the pool...my question is Pool covers for the AGP. What are the better brands to deal with? Easiest in use? Listen...which one will do its job so when I open the Pool next year, there wont be a total mess to clean up. Double impressed...
  3. Amy Adkins

    Water softner salt?

    Are we able to add water softner salt to a above ground pool that doesn't have a salt generator? If so, is there a kit that will test the salt levels? And, how much salt do we use? Thanks :)
  4. Amy Adkins

    Vacuuming question.

    Ok..crazy question. Getting ready to vacuum my pool..do I put my filter on waste or backwash? I'm guessing waste, but asking 1st..thanks
  5. Amy Adkins

    Alkalinity results way up..ugh

    Tested water. PH. 7.2 TA 120 Added baking soda yesterday since TA was 80..now its 120? I'm using a good taylor testing kit. Am I doing something wrong? How can I get my TA down without plummeting my PH?? Any advice appreciated..thanks in advance.
  6. Amy Adkins

    New member

    Hi everyone..my name is Amy and I have a brand new 15x30 oval pool set up and running. I live in southern Ohio. Crossing fingers with the info I read on this site, plus with the help of others, I can keep my pool nice and clear this season..now if it would just stop raining :)
  7. Amy Adkins

    Calcium Hardness levels?

    Hi guys...just getting my pool started..pool info- 13,500 AG with sand filter. All my levels are good after testing except my Cal level..its 90. I'm using the Taylor K-2600 for testing. PH 7.4 TA. 90 CYA 60 FC. 5 What do I need to do for the Cal level? Thanks for any info.