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PH bounce and alkalinity

PH bounce, what exactly does this mean?  Should I expect to see some kind of rebound or is this another pool phrase.

I am talking specifically about vinyl liner pools and the need for the alkalinity buffer to create a stable pH.  We are used to adding

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Ok so from reading on PGN I understand the reasons behind the high alkalinity start ups but what then?  Once the pool has stabilised what does the alkalinity do that the calcium hardness doesn't by way of protecting the surface.  I don't get the buff

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Pool Vacuum

I am looking at getting a new vacuum system for a fairly large city pool.  I am leaning toward a Jet Max Turbo, any thoughts on this?  I see by the specs that it can be used manually as well as automatically.  I was wondering if anyone had used one o

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Saving $

I just have to praise and share my excitement about PoolRx. I am not in any way a distributor, just another pool pro using this awesome device and I am amazed. Everything I have heard about this handy gadget is so true. The guys at my store where I g

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The LSI is Reliable

Using the Langelier Saturation Index as a guide for maintaining proper pool water balance and to protect pool plaster has become a mainstay in our industry, and we believe, for good reason.

We at onBalance have conducted several LSI…

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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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