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Had a new Haywood sand filter installed at time of pool
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I have small piles of dirt in the bottom of my pool. after i
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I have a Pentair whisperflo pool pump. It is 2 yrs old and
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I dont think my sand filter is working properly. I have replaced
I don't think my sand filter is working properly. I have replaced the sand but it is not clearing the water and is leaving sand in the pool. When I back flush is takes a few seconds to push water out … read more
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We have a 25000 gal inground swimming pool with a Jandy JEP
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We have an outside pool, i cannot get enough suction in the
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I am repeating this...dont think the other problem/question
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I have a Hayward high rate sand filter and have encountered
I have a Hayward high rate sand filter and have encountered a couple of issues today. There was some algae growth in my pool and I mixed some shock in a 5 gal. bucket and filtered the pool water to br… read more
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poolguy810
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I am about to winterize my inground pool. I have a question
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I have a double pool drain and a skimmer Going 30 ft to a
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Thank you I found a Pentair VT intel 3 hp variable Pump
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I have a DE filter and a kettle pool (about 4500 gal). The
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I have a 10,000 gal. pool with a Kreepy Krawly, newer 3/4 HP
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