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Does CO2 affect Alkalinity? 1 Reply

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Aqua Genie

I have a real old Aqua Genie skimmer with a control valve.

My issue is there is no plumbing schematics detailing how to connect the feed inside the skimmer through the control assembly and into the bottom of the hopper.  If anyone knows…

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Posted by David Robbins on August 18, 2018 at 7:33am

Pool Start-up Alternative for Plaster Pools

Orenda Technologies has recently unveiled a new start-up program that prevents the formation of plaster dust by adding calcium (calcium chloride) to low calcium tap water while filling brand-new plaster pools. We have received communications…

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Posted by Kim Skinner on July 5, 2018 at 11:15am — 1 Comment

How to Obtain a Quality Pool Plaster Finish

For pool builders, remodeling companies, and pool plasterers that want the best chance to obtain a quality and discoloration-free pool plaster finish (including white, color, and quartz aggregate pools), the link below is to an article in…

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Posted by Kim Skinner on April 14, 2018 at 9:05am — 1 Comment

low temp gunite curing

At what temp is wet down of curing gunite not neccessary?

Posted by David Jamieson on April 13, 2018 at 3:55am

How the Pool Stores compete with the Online World

During my visits to the Pool Stores, talking to Pool Store Owners & Store Managers, it is easy to perceive their concern around Online Sites competition. In a social media world and with the accelerated growth of…

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Posted by HAROLDO J LEVEL, on February 5, 2018 at 10:21am

Cloudy Pool Water

To have crystal clear water is the ultimate desire of any swimming pool owner.

When your pool water becomes cloudy, not only does it looks less inviting but you could run the risk of…

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Posted by HAROLDO J LEVEL, on February 5, 2018 at 10:00am — 1 Comment

Cal Poly Plaster Study Conclusions Shown to be Incorrect

Beginning in 2004, a series of plaster research studies were released by the National Plasterers Council (NPC), which they instigated and financially supported, and which were undertaken by the California Polytechnic State University in San Louis…

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Posted by Kim Skinner on December 6, 2017 at 10:18am — 1 Comment

The Future for pH and Chlorine Standards

It appears that the pool industry’s long-time recommended parameters for chlorine and pH levels will be changing in the near future.

The current range of 1 to 4 ppm for chlorine will likely be raised when pool water contains cyanuric acid…

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Posted by Kim Skinner on December 4, 2017 at 12:28pm — 7 Comments

Announcement of Pool Plaster Study

The research and consulting group onBalance has decided to conduct new plaster research studies to generate additional evidence regarding the cause of unsightly plaster discolorations and defects. The plaster issues of concern are gray mottling…

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Posted by Kim Skinner on March 23, 2017 at 3:29pm

Residential Water Quality Standard

After a few months of beating my head against the wall, I could not stand it anymore. So I wrote a letter to anyone that would listen. Not many did, but a big thanks to Service Industry News. Maybe we can get some answers, maybe…

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Posted by Ken Scott on November 30, 2016 at 6:10pm — 2 Comments

 
 
 

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