I found several large pieces like that after startup, and a bunch of small stuff as well. I still occasionally find a small piece in the pump strainer or my leaf collector (in-floor system). I never considered that it was coming off of the pool, just that there was debris in the pipes from the plaster.Took these out of the pump basket. PB said it was normal. Look large to me.
Do you have bar stools or any other atypical feature under water?Took these out of the pump basket. PB said it was normal. Look large to me.
There's some info here:Not sure where else to ask this so hopefully y'all can help. The pool school from the PB was less than helpful. So I have a VS 2.7HP pump, and a Booster Pump for the pool cleaner. Do both have to be running in order for it to work? Does the filter pump need to be running 100%? They said yes, but I am not sure. They didn't even program a schedule or anything so I get to figure that out too. In addition, the "automation" I have isn't what I was told. I was told I'd be able to turn my 3 water features on and off individually with my phone. I have to turn them off and on manually with the valve, and I was also told to get what I wanted, I needed another pump?!? This PB is starting to really piss me off!
I wouldn't say that's one of the better jobs I've seen. I certainly don't have ANY visible cracks or finding any pieces floating in my skimmers or on the ground. bdavis said earlier he didn't think it was going to be a functional issue, likely just a cosmetic one. Plaster does have a finite life, so it may not be that big of a deal.So the PB owner came by today and said all pools have “spider cracks” and that the pool looks fantastic and thinks it’s one of the better plaster jobs he’s seen. This from a company that does 300+ a year. I don’t know what to believe. They clearly don’t want to go back to the sub and make them replaster it because “it could create more problems than it solves”
Any opinions here? My challenge is it can’t be seen well with water in. Is that my indication that it’s OK? Never owned a pool before but it doesn’t seem right to me.