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Forum: In-Ground Pool Construction and Repair

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  1. Sticky Thread Sticky: Recommended Equipment for In-ground Pools

    _________________________________________ Recommended Equipment for In-ground Pools --- being edited -- June 2018 ---...

    Started by PoolDoc‎, 06-23-2018 12:15 PM
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  2. Sticky Thread Sticky: Matched Pool Equipment Sets: Pump / Filter / Valves / Feeder / [Heater] / [etc]

    ___________________________________ Matched Pool Equipment Sets ___________________________________ Matching pipe size to pool volume

    Started by PoolDoc‎, 06-20-2018 07:51 AM
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  3. Sticky Thread Sticky: FAQs & Guides: In-ground Pool Construction & Repair

    S-)___________________________________ FAQs & Guides: In-ground Pool Construction & Repair ___________________________________ ...

    Started by PoolDoc‎, 06-14-2018 05:59 PM
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  4. Sticky Thread Sticky: Cartridge Filters, Pro & Con

    I must admit that this advice is quite shocking to me. I've owned 5 homes with in ground pools and would take a cartridge filter 100 out of 100...

    Started by Enigma869‎, 06-13-2014 09:45 PM
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  1. Newbie here

    Hi I'm new here. We have been wanting a pool for a while and are in the process of getting estimates. Based on the pricing, DH is questioning if...

    Started by Legrita‎, 07-25-2018 11:47 AM
    • Replies: 3
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  2. Inground pool main drain, fill in ?

    Hi All, I am getting my liner replaced and all 3 contractors who I got quotes from asked me if I want my main drain filled in with concrete. My pool...

    Started by charger99‎, 08-12-2018 09:35 PM
    • Replies: 1
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  3. Ok I Give In !!

    Hi all, I had our pool installed about 15 years ago, so have been through quite a bit with it. :) Relying mostly on the local pool store, I have...

    Started by Tommy_G‎, 08-07-2018 03:27 PM
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    08-07-2018 08:13 PM Go to last post
  4. Heldor Pool coping

    Does anyone know where to buy old Heldor coping? I have a ~ 8' piece that needs replacing from tree damage. Its from the Cinderella or Cardinal...

    Started by Cavendash‎, 08-07-2018 04:36 PM
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    08-07-2018 08:05 PM Go to last post
  5. rain runoff water coming through walls when liner is out

    Hi All, I have read many threads but this is my first time posting. I am in the process of getting a liner replaced and I noticed that I am getting...

    Started by charger99‎, 08-01-2018 09:30 AM
    • Replies: 4
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    08-02-2018 11:13 AM Go to last post
  6. Pentair Superflo VS Priming/suction

    Everything was working fine with the old pump, which ran constant at the same priming speed of the new VS pump. They were both the same manufacturer...

    Started by lokiburn‎, 07-28-2018 06:07 PM
    • Replies: 2
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    07-28-2018 08:07 PM Go to last post
  7. Jandy pump noise, debris or bearing? Video attached

    So I cleaned my pool the other day and I think some of the debris went through to the pump for the last two days my motor has been making a noise I...

    Started by griffin‎, 07-25-2018 12:38 PM
    • Replies: 4
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    07-26-2018 12:21 PM Go to last post
  8. Adding stairs to a in-ground pool spa, AFTER it's already been shotcrete

    I was wondering how they can add it? How does it fully attach to the existing spa wall? Would there be any weakness 10-15 years down the road,...

    Started by WhittenMike807‎, 07-25-2018 09:42 AM
    • Replies: 3
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    07-25-2018 07:06 PM Go to last post
  9. Broken Hayward LED Cool Logic Light

    Hello all. So I am new here and have a question. I had one of my led pool lights stop working. I called a pool service company to order and...

    Started by barnett oasis‎, 07-20-2018 11:04 AM
    • Replies: 4
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    07-24-2018 01:42 PM Go to last post
  10. Bucket test accuracy

    I've been carefully tracking the water level for about a week and it's down about 0.45 inches per 24 hours. That's almost 1/2" which seems like I...

    Started by MikeM‎, 07-13-2018 04:34 PM
    • Replies: 5
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    07-15-2018 03:29 PM Go to last post
  11. Plastic Cinderella coping

    We recently bought a house with an inground vinyl pool. The coping is rounded and concrete deck is poured into outside of it. Some of the plastic...

    Started by dave42‎, 07-07-2018 11:50 AM
    • Replies: 2
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    07-10-2018 04:23 PM Go to last post
  12. Recommendations for Sand Filter needed.

    I have a hairline crack in my 17 year old Jacuzzi Laser Sand filter L250 (Tank size is 25" and holds 350lbs of sand) I am looking for a comparable...

    Started by AlexM‎, 07-09-2018 09:14 PM
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  13. New resurfaced diamond brite debris

    Hello We recently resurfaced our pool., on May 9th the pool started to fill with water. We were told to wait 6 weeks before starting a suction...

    Started by Detquincy‎, 06-26-2018 07:43 PM
    • Replies: 2
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    06-26-2018 10:32 PM Go to last post
  14. We messed up: our pool is too deep!

    My wife and I have literally just finished getting a brand new Inground pool at our new house that is under construction and when I say just finished...

    Started by gunnut81‎, 06-20-2018 12:31 AM
    • Replies: 5
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    06-24-2018 11:33 PM Go to last post
  15. Rebar Stains

    I have two rebar stains right next to each other near the top of the pool. The pool is around 20 yrs old. I was told this would have to be...

    Started by jet757f‎, 06-21-2018 11:28 PM
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    06-22-2018 09:21 PM Go to last post
  16. Question Trying to determine best installation location for ColorLogic lights

    Hello, first time pool owner and member here. We are putting in an L-shaped pool (32'x14'x22') that has an 8" tanning ledge (14'x8' in the "L")...

    Started by MichelleGerman‎, 06-19-2018 10:02 AM
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  17. Replacement Vinyl Corner Coping

    It seems I can't post images yet Looking for replacement vinyl coping for inground pool (just the corners) They are embedded in the concrete...

    Started by JoeClem‎, 06-18-2018 07:14 PM
    • Replies: 1
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  18. Red face Hello from southern Alabama

    Greetings. We have recently moved to this location and purchased an acreage with an inground pool. I am new to pool ownership and look forward to...

    Started by Majek‎, 06-18-2018 10:58 AM
    • Replies: 1
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    06-18-2018 11:30 AM Go to last post
  19. Planning a new in-ground pool in Oklahoma

    First post, I'm an Intex above ground pool owner getting bids for an in ground pool and came here for advice and research purposes. Probably be...

    Started by djust‎, 06-13-2018 11:45 AM
    • Replies: 1
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    06-14-2018 12:41 PM Go to last post
  20. In ground pool help

    Im looking advice, we bought some property with a pool that has been let go. Weve cleaned it out and I wanted to know is this something we can...

    Started by Shannonj74‎, 06-13-2018 08:40 AM
    • Replies: 2
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    06-13-2018 12:26 PM Go to last post
  21. How do I get liner OUT of the track?

    I have water behind liner and need to put pump tube in to drain it...newer liner..had no trouble with old liner and old track previously ... But new...

    Started by heatherc‎, 06-10-2018 07:10 PM
    • Replies: 1
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  22. How many 2" pipes should I bury now?

    Building a new home this summer, will not build pool for a year or more but the decks and retaining walls around the pool area are going in next...

    Started by SRCal‎, 06-11-2018 02:59 PM
    • Replies: 4
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  23. Divots in pool bottom under liner

    I had my pool installed 2 years ago in August. End of last year I had one divot, 4 inches across, installer claimed a pin hole started it. ...

    Started by Daddorn‎, 06-10-2018 08:41 AM
    • Replies: 7
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    06-12-2018 11:45 AM Go to last post
  24. Post Replacing an IG pool liner; algae in vermiculite

    Hi everyone. I am replacing my IG pool liner. It was coming away from the coping and it didn't have enough elasticity for me to do the boiling...

    Started by blondie‎, 06-09-2018 08:06 PM
    • Replies: 2
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    06-10-2018 10:18 PM Go to last post
  25. Advice on fixing a broken suction line

    I just had my privacy fence replaced, including a short section that screened my pool pump equipment. Of course, in the process of replacing a fence...

    Started by BobF13‎, 06-01-2018 06:25 PM
    • Replies: 4
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    06-02-2018 12:30 PM Go to last post
  26. New 2HP AG Eco-Kleer pump might be a mistake?

    Went to the local pool store to buy a new pump/sand filter for 18x32 in ground pool with average depth of 5.5 feet. I did let the salesman know that...

    Started by Kmaries139‎, 06-01-2018 01:05 AM
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  27. leak in main drain?

    last year we had to add a lot more water into our in ground pool than previous years. I did the dye test inside the pool except down by the main...

    Started by packerfan‎, 05-24-2018 08:41 PM
    • Replies: 1
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    05-30-2018 08:38 PM Go to last post
  28. Old pool in new to us home, with broken skimmer

    Hi. We bought a house built in 1979 with an IG 12,000 gal vinyl pool. The house had been on the market for about 3 years. Prior to buying it we had...

    Started by Rhondajk‎, 05-27-2018 06:52 PM
    • Replies: 1
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    05-28-2018 11:58 AM Go to last post
  29. Building a new pool. Curious how many people have deck jets?

    Curious how many people have deck jets? And if so if they are lighted or not. Anyone had the plain ones and wished they would have gotten the LED...

    Started by tex3083‎, 05-26-2018 03:09 PM
    • Replies: 1
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    05-26-2018 08:26 PM Go to last post
  30. Liner Track Sagging

    Over the winter we lost a ton of water in the pool. The cover had a hole and the weight of the leaves was forcing water to through those holes and we...

    Started by VisualOutlaw‎, 05-26-2018 05:24 PM
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 178
    05-26-2018 08:20 PM Go to last post

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