tfp beginner

  1. EzriJax

    Pool in limbo-new liner, water delivered, then....nothing

    Hi! Brand new member, and new to pool ownership. In fact...the pool isn’t even finished yet. We bought an “as is” property in July that came with a derelict pool, if you want to call it that. Here is what it looked like in July: By September, we finally got the pool repaired, and the liner...
  2. grumpyveteran

    Tested water for first time today, chlorine test was basically clear and pH is low. Next steps?

    Hi everyone. I tested my water for the first time today and was disappointed with the results. I’ve followed what the pool store told me to but now don’t really trust them so am planning on just doing it myself. I have only had the pool for a couple weeks but here is everything I have done so...
  3. N

    New-ish pool owner. Levels all over the place

    Hey everyone! We bought our new house in March and the first thing I did was fall for the “bring your water to us and we’ll spend your money for you!” pool store gimmick. Surprisingly, they said my water was perfect (it didn’t look perfect) and I didn’t need anything (as a new home owner with...
  4. S

    Mustard Algae or Metals

    Hi everyone, I am new to TFP and have recently started trying to maintain my own pool and have been struggling with something that is either heavy metals or mustard algae I presume? We have been dealing with multiple pool maintenance companies with some success but have always found debris in...