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    clog for inground

    I have tried to look at the archive for my issue and seem to still have problems.

    Pool: 20x40 inground, DE filter, calculator says 30,000 gallons, two skimmers

    Shallow end skimmer was ok a month ago, then slow, then gone a week ago.

    Pool guy says that the hose might have collapsed in on itself, so go ahead and dig the hose up. I opened the deck and was able to get under the skimmer but don't see any problems outside so far. Thats when I got on the internet/this site. So I ...

    A. Got a plunger, nada

    B. Got a snake, which seemed to go in a few feet, then nada

    C. there was a suggestion for something called (blank) King, which is what, a chemical?

    Simply put, now what do I do?


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    Re: clog for inground

    C. there was a suggestion for something called (blank) King, which is what, a chemical
    Drain King. A hose accessory that when inserted into the suspect pipe, will inflate and seal itself, pushing water backwards thru the pipe and, hopefully, loosening any clogs.
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