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02-03-08, 09:35 PM
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Posted By poolrepairguy

rust type ....

Thanks for the reply scary. It's good to know I get to hang on to my 3 bucks.lol It really is a super dangerous thing to do tho and believe it or not I've had customers who were sued and lost by the...
02-01-08, 01:28 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 58,266
Posted By poolrepairguy

Cool ideas on cleaning...

Mizgitari- You have the right idea but I wouldn't suck on the hose. You can get the same result by feeding the hose into the water ,don't let the first end pop out , and then once you've fed it hand...
01-31-08, 09:36 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 4,972
Posted By poolrepairguy

Cool Rust type...

The young lady in the picture did not jump from the diving board. Or if she did there is an optical illusion going on but I would bet this weeks paycheck that she jumped from a second floor balcony,...
01-31-08, 08:09 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 4,972
Posted By poolrepairguy

Exclamation Rust type.....

Sorry couldn't ignore the wife... If you love her ask her not to jump from where ever she did!!! I know it's great to be young but it's not great to spend the rest of your life in a wheelchair. Pools...
01-31-08, 06:45 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 22,108
Posted By poolrepairguy

Cool can I drain....

Ed -Thanks for the reponse. I left Fla. about 15 yrs ago so some things have changed , we used to have to search for the line that you said they put a u in now etc. Steve I knew you were in Cal....
01-30-08, 09:58 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 22,108
Posted By poolrepairguy

Cool Can I drain my pool?

Ed- Just a quick question - Why would you drill holes thur the tank of your pool when all you have to do is hook a pump to the deadman line ? The pump will keep pulling the water out from under the...
01-27-08, 12:14 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,349
Posted By poolrepairguy

Cool Help on installing a cal spa

First off congrats on becoming a spa owner. Cal spa makes a quality product and with care it should last you many years . Here are afew things to consider on placement. The spa itself weighs 900+...
01-23-08, 08:29 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 22,108
Posted By poolrepairguy

Cool can i drain my pool

I own a pool company in alabama but was in the business in fla. for many years , you will have a hard time finding a pool company with insurance to cover this because the price of that insurance...
01-20-08, 09:24 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 9,810
Posted By poolrepairguy

Cool air bubble in spa's heater

I doubt you have an air bubble in the heater. If there is water coming out of your jets when the pump is running then there's water in your heater. What is probably wrong is the element has a break...
01-20-08, 08:39 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 75,540
Posted By poolrepairguy

Cool How long should i run my pump.

You should run your pool long enough to circulate the entire pool volume once per day as long as the water temp is 70 or above. You can cut back to 4-6 hrs if the temp is below that. Very hard for...
01-10-08, 09:47 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 17,518
Posted By poolrepairguy

Cool spa draining into pool

It sounds to me like your jandy valves are out of position . They should be set so that there is more water going to the spa than the pool to get the waterfall effect into the pool the spas drains...
01-10-08, 09:30 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,338
Posted By poolrepairguy

Smile pool plastering with pebbled surface

Ask him the name of the product and their website. There should be installation instructions there along with do's and don'ts. My biggest concern would be the chance of staining. All fill water even...
01-10-08, 09:13 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 16,781
Posted By poolrepairguy

OH flashing on control panel

What you are describing is dry firing of your heater. This is probably caused by a bad pressure switch. The heater should never fire when the pump isn't running the heater element will melt down if...
12-15-07, 12:09 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 29,587
Posted By poolrepairguy

Cool suction on pool

Whenever you run a pool cleaner or a manual vacuum head and hose and after a few mins. you loose suction you have an air leak in the system. Vacuuming puts a suction strain on the system and you'll...
12-14-07, 02:18 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,063
Posted By poolrepairguy

Cool winter cover repairs

I have used these patchs and as long as you are patching 1 or 2 holes the size you mention they are ok. If however you have more than this or if you can see where the weave on the cover is starting...
12-14-07, 01:47 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,063
Posted By poolrepairguy

Cool winter cover repairs

I have used these patchs and as long as you are patching 1 or 2 holes the size you mention they are ok. If however you have more than this or if you can see where the weave on the cover is starting...
12-13-07, 07:51 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,054
Posted By poolrepairguy

resurface or repaint

What is the pool surface made of ? Is this a gunite pool or fiberglass?
12-13-07, 07:41 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,431
Posted By poolrepairguy

waterfall plans

There are a number of companies that build pre-made water falls that you can add to your pool then you would only have to do some trenching and plumbing. Just a note -in pool design classes they...
12-13-07, 01:31 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,024
Posted By poolrepairguy

Cool pool problem

Does the spa spill over into the pool? If so you need to open the line to the jets in the spa and decrease the main drain and skimmer lines from the spa. That way you have more water going to the spa...
12-13-07, 01:18 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 3,886
Posted By poolrepairguy

Hot tub plans

If you are talking about a inground concrete spa I'm sorry but you probably won't find plans. These are made by pool guys that have the machine needed to spray shotcrete. I have the CHEAPEST model...
12-13-07, 12:44 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 37,758
Posted By poolrepairguy

Smile kreepy krauly stuck in corner

I used to install kk's for kk. That's right you used to buy them and the dealer would call kk with your name and address and kk would send someone like me out to adjust it to your pool. There was a...
12-12-07, 10:32 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,024
Posted By poolrepairguy

Smile pool problems answered!

I will be online for the next 30 mins or so if anyone has a problem with their pool feel free to ask ,I will help any way I can ! If you read this after that ask anyway I'm trying to check this forum...
12-12-07, 10:26 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,205
Posted By poolrepairguy

Cool Automatic pool vac.

I started in the pool business in florida many many moons ago. There most pools are screened ,here in alabama none are. With a screened in pool I have never found a pool that needed a polaris with a...
12-12-07, 10:29 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,179
Posted By poolrepairguy

spa controller

The high limit is there to keep you from slow boiling yourself! These devices act as a breaker of sorts but when they "trip" read that as go bad they must be replaced or they will not let the heater...
12-12-07, 08:01 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 4,930
Posted By poolrepairguy

Thumbs up best cool pool and patio surface material

The material I use is called spray-deck. It is very similar to kool-deck. The really cool thing (pun intended) about these products is that you can get a really great look and it CAN be done by the...
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