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Thread: Dealing w/ dirt around steps

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    lulupalooza's Avatar
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    Mar 2008
    Evans, GA

    Dealing w/ dirt around steps

    How do you deal with this issue? Just move the steps so the polaris can get all that dirt? I was really shocked to see it, as the rest of the pool is super duper clean.
    *~ Laura ~*
    27x52 Aquasphere Conquest AGP (approx.17,100 gal)
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    Casey's Avatar
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    Apr 2007
    SW PA
    Personally, I don't do anything til the end of the year when the steps finally come out to winterize.

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    AnnaK's Avatar
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    Jul 2007
    Eastern Pennsylvania
    I put my hose behind the steps when I refill and that washes some of the dirt out. I also push water against them when I brush to help circulate there. And, when adding bleach, I pour some of it directly behind the steps.

    A couple of times during the swim season I move the steps and brush under the bottom step.

    I don't stress out over dirt or algae under the steps as long as it stays there. If it starts to creep out I spend a little extra time brushing around the bottom step.

    12,500 gal AGP, Hayward sand filter, Pentair 2-speed pump, timer.
    Please visit our Pool Issues pages for information about step weights, managing the solar cover, and PoolSkim.

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