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    Mar 2016
    salisbury nc

    opening pools

    I have maintained my pool for 9 years and never closed mine.. so I'm helping some people open there pools..Most of these pools are green nasty swamps, the likes of which I have never seen before.. what's the best procedure (way) to follow to obtain clear water for these people.. Their Pumps will already be up and running..
    thank you

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    Jul 2013
    Fletcher, OK

    Re: opening pools

    Welcome to TFP, the best way is to test with a great test kit and use SLAM, check out the SLAM link in my signature below..
    Pool: Intex 16x32 15000 gal, 2 speed 340042, Pentair CC320 Filter, CircuPool SJ45 Salt System, Intermatic PE653RC; Hot Tub: 650 Gal SWG Megachlor
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    May 2015

    Re: opening pools


    Pool School - SLAM - Shock Level And Maintain

    But I will warn you, some people will be very very resistant to pouring gallons of bleach in a pool. I tried to help my neighbor with his algae, but I absolutely cannot convince him that Clorox and chlorine are the same chemical. He is still struggling. I did all I could.
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    28k IG built May 2015 - Autopilot SWG - Pentair VS Pump/DE Filter/Heat Pump

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