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    Keeping Raccoons Away from my Pool

    I have been waiting for a replacement liner and was told I needed to remove my deck boards for a replacement install. A couple of weeks ago I was given the heads up to remove the deck boards, so I had to remove my winter cover. To my horror, there were 6 dead raccoons in the pool and the...
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    Liner Leaking?

    I closed my pool several weeks ago and placed the winter cover and leaf net on it. I decided to get one more year out of my "solid" cover for another season even though I knew some moisture was coming through from the pool water. Last week I noticed the cover seemed lower than it should have...
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    Deep Cleaning Filter

    I am nearing the end of my baquacil conversion and it was suggested I deep clean my filter to help get to the end of the process. I watched the video on deep cleaning a filter on this site and read several threads, but I am still a little unclear on the precautions to take. Someone mentioned...
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    Spring 2017 - Converting from Baquacil to Chlorine!

    I have used Baquacil since 2008 and over the past two seasons I have started dealing with cloudy water and slime. Two days ago I discovered the pool had turned green and from reading on this site I knew it was time to dump Baquacil. I am waiting until next next spring to convert as I will...
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    Closing the Pool

    I live in central Iowa and our winters can be a bit brutal and the pool water seems to freeze solid during January and February. I need to replace my winter cover and decided to continue to use a solid cover, rather than the mesh and place some inner tubes under it for ease of keeping any...