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  1. K

    New Guy

    Hi all! I'm new here. i am very much interested with pool cleaning services and to start one for my own as a business to be proud of. i find pool cleaning very satisfying (its like polishing a metal to a mirror finish). with a community like this where ideas and thoughts are shared & to be...
  2. R

    New Spa arrived damaged

    My hot tub just arrived after a super long wait with damage to the acrylic shell. Seems a fork lift hit it at some point. I was given the option of a return with new one to ship when available which I assume will take forever or a spot repair with some money back. What would you do? I’m...
  3. johngault007

    New Florida Build -- Balancing Water and Final Steps

    We started planning our pool back in January and had a final design done within a couple weeks. Due to some issues with a land survey (long story), our dig date was scheduled and started on May 8th. Luckily for us we have a large enough back yard with very easy access so the excavation crew made...
  4. E

    New Pool Owner

    I just bought a new house with a 16×30 in ground pool with a gas heater. However, I have never owned a pool before! We are ready top open the pool, but have no idea what we should do? The water is currently clear, what do we need to do to "open" it? What do we need to maintain it? Thanks for any...
  5. E

    Hello from Orlando

    Saw mention of this site on Reddit when I was doing some pool research. Happy I came across this jackpot of information! The wife and I are in the laborious process of gathering quotes for an inground pool at our new home which is being built. I'll get a thread going in the Under Construction...
  6. S

    Pool stain

    Hello, I'm new to owning a pool and have frequented this forum for maintaining the pool after having an algae breakout. I've gotten a test kit and been trying to keep the right levels. I have been ignoring the pool and just running the SWG chlorine at a good level hoping it would run the pool...
  7. M

    New Filter & Pump - 20x40 In-Ground 37,000 Gallons

    Hello Everyone, I am fairly new to pool ownership. My wife and I bought a house last year that came with a 20x40 in-ground pool (approx. 37,000 gallons). It came with a Sta-Rite Cartridge Filter and a 3/4 HP Hayward pump. We experienced some difficulties getting our pool from green at open to...