Thanks, (bad) pics, a cat, and lots of rain.


Apr 30, 2018
Ottawa, Ontario
I just wanted to thank everyone who actively answers questions on this site. We have saved SO MUCH MONEY by opening/closing our own pool as well as minor repairs to our old pump... repairs being removing debris from the impeller etc but still! saved us the hassle and embarrassment of hiring someone to just clean out the impeller! Not to mention avoiding pool guys selling us random chemicals we don't need...
Yesterday we had the pump replaced after the old one died on Sunday, and the guy replacing it was surprised at how crystal clear the pool was considering we didn't have a pump! I was so proud since I was meticulously monitoring chlorine, manually skimming and brushing it 1-2 times a day. I'm so grateful for TFP! So here is some post rain pics of our pool - does anyone else have a yard that causes the pool to end up super dirty after rain? we've had rain almost non stop for the last month (hyperbole) and the next day the pool is always dirty, but such is life with a pool in a yard with trees and dirt.
Still proud of it though!!


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Bronze Supporter
May 3, 2014
Laughlin, NV
Looks great!
Dirt accumulates on tree leaves, and then rain washes it off into your pool ----

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Jan 17, 2012
Evans, Georgia
:laughblue: I think the cat has figured the FrogLog out.... he's sitting in wait for the next one to go by!

Pool and gardens look marvelously lush. Good job! :goodjob: Yay You!

Maddie :flower:
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