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  • ajw22
    ajw22 replied to the thread Complete liner failed in January!.
    If you can’t maintain water in the pool I think you need to brace the walls with a structure of 2x4s to keep them from collapsing inward.
  • mtheaded
    Well, I woke up to a very serious problem this morning. My vinyl pool liner has developed a split at the bottom of the deep end of the...
  • mtheaded
    Well, I woke up to a very serious problem this morning. My vinyl pool liner has developed a split at the bottom of the deep end of the...
  • K
    Hello all, We are looking for pool contractors near the Solon, Aurora Ohio and surrounding area. Pretty much between Cleveland and...
  • ajw22
    ajw22 replied to the thread Help removing pool light.
    Water, lights, pump, and deck typically form the bonding grid. Basically anything conductive that can be touched within 5 feet of the...
  • carnivalday
    carnivalday replied to the thread Solar, and SWG.
    Looks like the gauge is about at 5 (is that psi?). Also have a lot of little bubbles coming out of the return closest to the pump. RPM...
  • setsailsoon
    setsailsoon replied to the thread 40 DWV pipes.
    Sean, You're quite correct about schedule of pipe. By convention pipe has the same OD and different schedules relate to different wall...
  • Bama Rambler
    Bama Rambler replied to the thread 40 DWV pipes.
    Actually there's nothing in D2665 that states that it's for non-pressure applications. In fact table 3 in the standard lists the burst...
  • carnivalday
    carnivalday replied to the thread Solar, and SWG.
    Okay, the panels are Eco Spark. Filter pressure, do you mean what the little guage reads when the pump is running? and how high, Ive got...
  • ajw22
    ajw22 replied to the thread Snowbird pool use.
    Automation systems don’t seem to do a very good job of managing a HP and gas heater together and automatically switching between the...
  • jtburf
    jtburf replied to the thread Snowbird pool use.
    One issue is trying to heat from say 56 degrees. If you maintained closer to 70 I know you would have some operational cost however it...
  • mas985
    mas985 replied to the thread Solar, and SWG.
    In general, you want about 0.1 GPM/sq-ft and your panels are 280 sq-ft so 28 GPM total is sufficient. A little higher flow rate should...
  • ajw22
    Welcome to TFP. Digging out the dirt from the spa may be the easy part. Do you see and pipes at your equipment pad that could be the...
  • carnivalday
    Okay, Ive got an equipment question, and Im not even sure what Im asking, but here goes. In reading up on solar heating, and what my...
  • ajw22
    ajw22 replied to the thread 40 DWV pipes.
    If the pipe has ASTM D 1785 on the pipe, it's suitable for pressure applications. A rating of ASTM D 2665 means non pressure...