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    Going away, SWG and suspect algea outbreak

    Hi, I'm a new pool owner, pool was filled about 5 weeks ago. Up until last week I was manually adding dichlor and dry acid to keep the pool balanced, and didn't have any issues. Last week I added salt to 4000 ppm in preparation for the installation of a SWG, after adding the salt I had issues...
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    I am lost. (Novice pool owner) Please advise!

    Hey everyone, I am so confused on what to do with my pool at this point. Last week it turned green. Our chlorine was low, ph was low. Husband added stabilizer for some reason and that’s when it went all shades of gross. So after acquiring a more precise Taylor kit (the big one) we tried...
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    New member and pool girl by default

    Hi, I am from North Florida, where the current temps are in the upper 90’s right now. So glad we have a pool! My husband and I just recently took down an 8 year old 24’ round Intex pool, and replaced with a 24’ round hybrid resin/steel above ground pool. I was going to go with a saltwater...
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    Coping and decking replacement

    Hello, Purchased a home in 2016 with a 16x32 pool that our pool company stated was probably built late 70s. So the coping is wide like what would be on an above ground pool which they no longer make I guess so we cannot replace the existing and also our concrete decking is caving inward...