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Thread: spa water refill or slam?

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    Sep 2015

    spa water refill or slam?

    Hi everyone,

    my filter was out of action for a week and now I need to SLAM the pool anyway. The spa is also yeuch. I was thinking I would just empty the spa water, clean everything up ( with what?) clean out some of the blowers/returns that don't seem to have the same pressure as the others and re-fix a tile that has come off the trim.

    However, would I be better slamming the spa at the same time as the pool? I'm wondering about making sure all the pipes to the spa are free of algae.
    26,390 gallons IG, Centex plaster, Hayward DE 4820 filter, Century Centurion B2859 pool pump motor.
    Booster pump for polaris 280
    Built 1997

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    Jan 2012
    'burbs of Augusta, Georgia

    Re: spa water refill or slam?

    Get your hands on some Ahh-some spa line cleaner that removes biofilm from the pipes.

    Google it and the webpage has a short video on its use. Great stuff.

    Maddie :) 12K Fiberglass IG, Infinity 4000 automatic cover, SWCG, Hayward Sand Filter, Hayward 1.5 Pump, Doheny Discovery Robot, Savi Melody LED pool lights, outdoor speakers and other assorted doo-dads. Sundance Altamar Hot Tub.
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