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    Re: South Florida Pool & Outdoor Living - TILE PHASE

    Filter your are paying for:
    Pentair Clean Clear Plus Cartridge Filter | 160301

    Filter they gave you:
    Pentair Clean Clear Cartridge Filter | 200 Sq. Ft. | 160318

    I have a sad for you

    Let us know how they handle this one.

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    Re: South Florida Pool & Outdoor Living - TILE PHASE

    The CC200 will work, but you will be cleaning the filter more often. It doesn't look like there is room for the 420 without a lot of rework.

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    Re: South Florida Pool & Outdoor Living - TILE PHASE

    That would annoy me. You specified the larger filter so you should get it. But at this point, not only should you get it, but it should not be crammed in. The plumbing pad should be reorganized to properly accommodate the specified equipment. You shouldn't be made to suffer an annoyingly crowded pad forever because the PB installed the wrong filter to begin with. Nor should you accept the current filter and forever be required to clean it more frequently.
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    Re: South Florida Pool & Outdoor Living - TILE PHASE

    The PB is going to replace the filter with the correct one. I asked that if anything else needs to be moved or changed to accommodate it to let me know so it can be discussed first. The base of the 420 is at least 6" wider so I expect a lot of rework to be done.


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    Re: South Florida Pool & Outdoor Living - DECK PHASE

    Here's the new filter installed. They definitely did some rework and considering the size difference in the filter it's not too bad in my opinion.










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    South Florida Pool & Outdoor Living - DECK PHASE

    I'm pretty sure we found our plaster choice. It is Sapphire, a marquis collection color, by Premix Marbletitle. It is a quartz based aggregate finish that rivals Diamond Brite and Florida Gem here in Florida. They have the same 10 year warranty.

    To date, our favorite quartz-based product/color was Diamond Brite Aegean Sea but our PB and applicator does not recommend Diamond Brite and the PB makes customers sign waivers for streaking and mottling with dye-based colors. The Sapphire Marbletite is the closest color we could find and is a grey based plaster which from what I've seen doesnt mottle, blotch, or streak like other color based finishes. I've found that we like most of the colors that a grey base creates.

    Here are some pics of a pool I visited today, in the sun and in the shade.












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    Re: South Florida Pool & Outdoor Living - DECK PHASE

    It fits!!!!! SWEET!

    That plaster color is one I would pick for me! LOVE it! So glad you got to see it in real life!

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    Re: South Florida Pool & Outdoor Living - DECK PHASE

    Final grading being done today. Also just got our estimate for pool fence which will go in next Saturday.


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    Brian - UNDER CONSTRUCTION: 17K gal SW Gunite IG. 17'x23'(w/shelf)x34'. 650sf. 114' perim. 3.5'-5' depth sports pool. 7'x11' sun shelf, 6'x8' spa. Intelliflow VSP, IC60 SWCG, CC420 filter, 4 LEDs (2 Globrite and 2 Intellibrite). Hayward 140K BTU heat pump. Pentair EasyTouch 8 automation. Ivory travertine deck. 8"X16" travertine coping. NPT lightwaves Aquamarine spa tile and marker tiles. Undecided on plaster/pebble finish.

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    Re: South Florida Pool & Outdoor Living - DECK PHASE

    Our covered patio construction is just about done. And since the piles of dirt are gone, I finally got a pre-glamour shot. Im imagining water in the pool, pool lights on, and nice green sod and landscaping




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    Brian - UNDER CONSTRUCTION: 17K gal SW Gunite IG. 17'x23'(w/shelf)x34'. 650sf. 114' perim. 3.5'-5' depth sports pool. 7'x11' sun shelf, 6'x8' spa. Intelliflow VSP, IC60 SWCG, CC420 filter, 4 LEDs (2 Globrite and 2 Intellibrite). Hayward 140K BTU heat pump. Pentair EasyTouch 8 automation. Ivory travertine deck. 8"X16" travertine coping. NPT lightwaves Aquamarine spa tile and marker tiles. Undecided on plaster/pebble finish.

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    Re: South Florida Pool & Outdoor Living - DECK PHASE

    Soon! OH so soon!

    Love it!!

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    Re: New Build - South Florida Pool & Outdoor Living

    I have not seen this type of bottom before, what material is that? From the pic, it looks like plenty of places for dirt, dust, debris to collect but may be just the pic.

    thanks
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    Re: New Build - South Florida Pool & Outdoor Living

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    I have not seen this type of bottom before, what material is that? From the pic, it looks like plenty of places for dirt, dust, debris to collect but may be just the pic.

    thanks
    Captain, what bottom are you talking about?


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    Brian - UNDER CONSTRUCTION: 17K gal SW Gunite IG. 17'x23'(w/shelf)x34'. 650sf. 114' perim. 3.5'-5' depth sports pool. 7'x11' sun shelf, 6'x8' spa. Intelliflow VSP, IC60 SWCG, CC420 filter, 4 LEDs (2 Globrite and 2 Intellibrite). Hayward 140K BTU heat pump. Pentair EasyTouch 8 automation. Ivory travertine deck. 8"X16" travertine coping. NPT lightwaves Aquamarine spa tile and marker tiles. Undecided on plaster/pebble finish.

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    Re: South Florida Pool & Outdoor Living - DECK PHASE

    Looks like they did a nice organized installation.
    The only comment I have is, I hope you do not ever have to replace a valve. Looks like they used socket x socket valves instead of valves with unionized ends. They have the piping so close together, it will be a major piping job if you ever need to replace a valve.
    My builder used the cheapest socket x socket valves, then 2 went bad, one started leaking at the handle and the other took a Gorilla to be able to turn it. I had to fabricate a whole new header to fix them and install valves with union ends. If you have valves with union ends, you can just loosen the locknut and slide the valve out and replace, no cutting or repiping.
    it may never happen to you.........hopefully

    thanks

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    Re: South Florida Pool & Outdoor Living - DECK PHASE

    Another of my Lessons Learned.
    After they complete grouting and cleaning your tile and BEFORE you begin filling, check the tile carefully, make sure it is grouted well and more importantly make sure the tile is clean, if you rub your fingers on the tile you should not get white finger tips or see where you rubbed your finger.
    my tile job and fill WAS done before I moved into the new house, they did not do a good job cleaning the grout off the tiles, they had a haze on them that you don't really see unless you are in the pool with a mask or the sun shines on it just right.
    I first thought it was the beginning of algae but it was haze from the grout.
    I drained 60-70% of the water and 3 of us got in there and scrubbed every tile by hand with stiff bristled nylon brushes, wash n rinse, wash n rinse.........then refill.
    We used a submersible pump during washing and rinsing so as not to get get of the dirt and debris in the permanent system.......it wasn't fun, but ever since my tiles sparkle.

    learn from my misfortune........make sure they clean all the grout and grout haze off.

    Also make sure the piping from the main drain is always plugged or capped during construction so you are not getting any of it in your piping system
    8M x 4M X 2M no slope IG CONCRETE w/ceramic glass tile
    17,000 Gal EMAUX SWG JAZZI FILTER W/1-3 mm glass media, Jazzi Multi-port valve with
    T-750 filter w/ glass media
    1 main drain sump -3 returns - 1 skimmer
    Kokido digital salinity tester, Kokida drops for CL Hanna digital PH meter, Taylor K-2006

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    Re: New Build - South Florida Pool & Outdoor Living

    Quote Originally Posted by grumpiebk View Post
    Captain, what bottom are you talking about?

    Please disregard, I may have responded to you when I meant to respond to a different picture


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    Please disregard, I may have responded incorrectly to a different picture

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    What material is this in the picture above in Post # 20
    8M x 4M X 2M no slope IG CONCRETE w/ceramic glass tile
    17,000 Gal EMAUX SWG JAZZI FILTER W/1-3 mm glass media, Jazzi Multi-port valve with
    T-750 filter w/ glass media
    1 main drain sump -3 returns - 1 skimmer
    Kokido digital salinity tester, Kokida drops for CL Hanna digital PH meter, Taylor K-2006

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    Re: South Florida Pool & Outdoor Living - DECK PHASE

    It's Prism Matrix by Wet Edge. It's a pebble plaster finish.

    That photo was from another forum member's pool.
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