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  1. P

    Fixing a crack in skimmer (ABS plastic)

    Hi There is a crack in one of the skimmers and it is leaking. The skimmer from Astral Pool and made from ABS plastic. What would be the material for fixing the crack? Some sort of epoxy putty? How about a sort of fiberfix tape? Silicone sealant?
  2. thephatp

    Cracks / Leaks at Skimmer

    Our deck has moved and cracked more than I expected. I noticed a few months back that there was a crack in the side wall near my skimmer, and I can clearly tell it's leaking now. Note that this happened prior to the freeze here in Texas a couple of weeks ago, so it's unrelated to that. While it...
  3. A

    Temporary return line above ground

    Hi! We open my in gorund pool this summer to find the plugs out of the jet and at the bottom of the pool...ugh. When the pump is not running we do not lose any water! When we turn the pump on after about 15 minutes we start seeing water bubbling out of a drainage grate on my pool patio a way...
  4. C

    Built-in Concrete Skimmer Questions (equalizer valve? -- cement crack? -- vacuum?)

    Bought a house in San Jose CA a few months ago with an inground pool. Not sure when the pool was built, but house was built in 1957. Pool was replastered 1-2 years ago. So I’m new to pool ownership and maintenance and trying to learn as I go along. The skimmer didn’t seem to be working well...
  5. A

    Urgent, please help - Structural Cracks

    We just bought a house with a pool. We've only lived here six months and a while ago, about 2 months, we noticed two cracks. With the rainy weather and the holidays it took a long time to get someone out to test them. They are structural cracks in the concrete shell and we are working with a...
  6. J

    Plaster Cracking

    Hi all, I opened my pool for the season and noticed that there are many long, hairline cracks developing in the area of my spa where the bench meets the wall. I've attached a pic so you can see what I mean. I follow the TFP methods and (at least think that I) really take care of the pool and...