Commercial pool about 40k gallons. Currently only has two. We are in the bidding war process with different contractors to completely overhaul this sucker. Same say 2 is all required while some have suggested adding 1 or 2 more
^^^ I just found my code for skimmers. 1 skimmer for 500 sq ft of water. I averaged the 2 different widths across the kideny shape and multiplied the length and I come up with 966 sq ft of service water.
So out of sight in the above picture is a large live oak tree that my wife will not let me cut down. I ended buying a LeafSkim bucket and modified my vac line into a return to use it. I rarely get any leaves settling on the bottom now. If I add more slimmers, will it help grab those leaves? I don't want to use the LeafSkim after rebuild.
Yes, I have one main drain and I have to keep it, but split into 2 of course.
This is my original thread. Prob shouldn't have started a 2nd. As you can see, my current skimmers are not truly skimmers, LOL
We are doing our homework before we rebuild our 50+ year swimming pool at our small motel that my wife and I own. It's just about 40k gallons, 2 layers of delaminating plaster, and all piped in 1-1/4" copper pipe o_O It's currently sporting a Sta-Rite 3/4 hp pump, Saline C-60 sanitizer, and a...
I'd like to since I use a robot for cleaning anyways. From what I'm reading in my county, I have to keep a bottom drain. Seems stupid, right? And more dangerous for the public. Perhaps I should make another appointment and see if I can convince otherwise.