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Swimming Pools

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Want to take a dip the pool on a hot day? Have it ready! Questions in this category are about swimming pool sanitation and equipment. Some things you can ask about are automatic pool cleaners, skimmers, filters, brushes, chemicals, tests, technical questions on filtration equipment and more.
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No , above ground pools are different in that you can drain them ,the reason you cannot drain an in ground pool is because the poolis built to have water pressure , and it is very stressful on thewalls , I hope this answered your question :) .
A salt water pool is a chlorine pool, part of the salt is converted into chlorine electronically. I have found that regardless of the disinfection system used in a pool that the use of chlorine is the easiest and most reliable. The beauty with salt is the water fees better and you don't have to...
I've been trying to figure that out, and based on my research I think not.
1 option is to contact a local pool store and see if they can fixit. A 2nd option is to purchase a repair kit and follow the giveninstructions.
Just the design of the pool. I don't think there is a specificreason why they are in that shape
In general you would only do this if you need to connect a sectionof brass piping to a pvc section.
The best website is definitely Google. In order to be able to find specifically what you require, however, you should enter the keywords followed by the country, city or town in which you would like to holiday. For example if you were looking for holiday cottages with a swimming pool in Cape Town,...
It depends on your local regulation. . This is the regulation for: . METROPOLITAN NASHVILLE AND DAVIDSON COUNTY . Maximum Bather Loading . For the purposes of computing user-loading, those portions of the pool 5 feet or less in water depth shall be designated as "non-swimmer" areas. Portions of over...
Depending on the size of your pool and the materials you are using it would be best to consult someone else. The cheapest materials though would be plastic and using your own man power.
I used a sand base for our 20' round above ground pool. It's much easier to deal with after the pool is gone. Greener too.
Mop the floor with the tile cleaner. Spray the cleaner on walls andcounters then wipe it down with a soft sponge. Avoid abrasive mopsand sponges because these scratch the tile and can damage oldgrout.
It depends greatly on the size pool and shape, and of course if you build it yourself or not. I will answer this question based on a 16x32 rectangle pool. If you were to pay your local retailer for buying, and building the pool, you would be looking at somewhere in between 22 and 29k for your basic...
You can vacuum a salt water pool the same way you would a non salt water pool. If you are vacuuming on the filter setting, your filter will help to clean the debris out of the pool. If you are dealing with a very dirty pool and use the waste setting, you will be wasting some of the water from the...
the rubber in the heating is degenerating because of wear.... only fix is to replace the rubber
can you use bromine tablets in a small above ground poll instead of clorine?
Look at a product called "skamper ramp" and see if that will fit your needs.
Length x width x average depth*. Multiply result by 7.48 todetermine volume in gallons. . * 'average depth' is shallow end + deep end divided by two
If you are not getting rid of it you are Probably leaving too many live traces of it in the pool after having cleaned it. This is a drastic method that worked like a beauty for me when I had a similar problem years ago. (1) throw in double the recommended copper based algaecide, (2) over dose it...
So long as the grouting is done correctly a tiled pool is much easier to keep clean and looking uniform. other then that there isn't that much difference.
Kind of effective, it releases deadly biotoxins that slowly eat away at your skin... Scientists are currently running immense studies on this but have yet to find the culprit.
You don't have to change anything The only thing you have to do is make up your mind about the saltwater chlorinator you intend to use, fit it along the pipe according to instructions or better still get an expert to do it and then add salt to the water. the filtration equipment need not be changed.
Filter unless you don't want to filter the water
10- 8 for swimming and two outside lanes to keep the backsplash down
Tannin is easily removed with a solution of hydrochloric acid or even chlorine or bleach.
distinguish between slow and rapid sand filter
One disadvantage is that you have more maintenance work at home -and having to maintain a pool could cost some serious amount ofmoney. It can also be dangerous for children who do not know how to swim.
check your filter it might need to be replaced.
To little and bacteria can thrive, to much and it can be harmful to the body.
110. A mile consists of 1760 yards (5280 feet). Therefore, in a pool 16 yards in length, you would need to swim from one end to the other 110 times. (110 x 16 = 1760).
Answer is no You can remove a round one and install an oval after, of course, you make necessary adjustments to the ground--making the ground level in an oval instead of a circle. The only things you might be able to re-use from the round pool are the pump/filter, ladder, skimmer and return...
The information I have been able to gather to date indicates that it would be better to seal the stone with a suitable sealer first,
Well there are believe it or not Over 900 Pools in Michigan.
draining a pool . The water can be drained out with a hose.
density is mass over volume. if the mass increases then the volume increases proportionately.
A Bilge Pump is what it is referred to on ships when you pump water over board. Trash pump.
Without going to the trouble of using a flow meter test which will normally read some where between 222 l/pm or 13320 l/pH that is 58.65 g/pm or 3518.7 g/pH at its weakest to 110 l/pm or 6600 l/pH that is 29.5 g/pm or 1743.5 g/pH A pretty good indicator would be that with the pump...
25m or 50m depends of the 50m pool has lyk a midway part time wall wichu can tak out then i wud go for 50 if not then 20m
Divisible pool is a term used to refer to federal taxes that aredivided. These taxes are divided between the federal government andindividual provinces.
The equation for the perimeter of a circle is the mathematical constant PI times the diameter of the circle. PI is an irrational number that is approximated by 3.141592653, or some times 3.14. C = PI * D In your case: C = 3.14 x 32 (feet) C = 100.48 feet You can figure the rest!
A 24-foot round pool filled to a depth of four feet contains 13,593.6 gallons of water.
the answer is.. yes,there is because its been tested to see which one is more guarenteed to kill insectes between chlorine and salt and salt won,therefor people are starting to have salt water pools .:P
Answer . ok, first, you have to get the water level at least an inch below the skimmer. Then, make sore the pump(and plumbing) is dry. Now you con pull the valve off. Cut it off with a pipe saw, the use flexible couplers to connect it. I'm replacing mine too, but now i just need a new valve...
There are three basic tests for outdoor swimming pools: . chlorine (ppm - parts per million) . pH (in pH units, from 0 - 14, 7.0 - 8.0 is normal for a pool) . stabilizer (ppm, from 20 - 100) This applies to all chlorinated pools, INCLUDING 'salt water' pools, which are also chlorinated by the...
If they are bullfrog tadpoles, usually yes
It burns your eyes because of the chlorine that is added to the water to prevent dangerous bacterial growth.
A gallon is a measure of volume ; A square foot, as a measure of area , has zero depth, so it's volume is 1 square foot x zero feet = zero cubic feet, so there are no gallons in a square foot.
Most Competive Pools are 25yd (short course) in the USA. 25 Meter Pools are used for US Nationals on an Olympic Year, so every four years. The rest of the world and the Olympic Games are held in a 50 meter pool (Long Course)
You don't.. The good part is that if they do simply wet it, wait a couple minutes and wipe it off easily.. Reference:. Cleaning bird poop off my floor every day from my pet birds..
Answer . \nIf you have a harsh winter then as soon as the last frost. Usually around late April or May is good. \n. \nMarcy
It means you know that the pool is very dangerous for your child. Make sure you have a secure fence and re-latching gate around the pool so there is NO WAY he can get in by himself. Your dreams will become happier then.
Unless you have some experience with concrete or any kind ofplaster, i do not recommend it. This is a ultra specialized trade.it takes years to become a decent trowel man. First, your poolneeds to be drained, as soon as you can get to the main drain onthe deep end of your pool, remove the cover and...
President Kenedy. The indoor pool was built by FDR in 1933. He had polio and it was therapeutic to do his exercises in a heated pool.
1 cubic foot = 1,728 cubic inches 1 gallon = 231 cubic inches 4' x 4' x 8' = 128 cubic ft = (128 x 1,728) cubic inches = (128 x 1,728 / 231) = 957.51 gallons (rounded)
Its because when your in the water with somebody you feel if a shark comes to eat you it will go for your friend, but of course if a shark comes to eat you when your alone you feel it will eat you. But just remember your more likely to die because of a bee or a dog than a shark. Phobia's are...
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As long as there are not too many it shouldn't be a problem, However it cauld be a sign that you have a small leak somewhere between the pump and the pool on the intake side.
PH will increase with rain water or debris such as leaves that are blown into the pool during a storm. Due to the increased PH level, combined with depleted chlorine sanitizer levels, this generally leads to quick algae growth, even in winter when the water is colder. Several steps will help...
Answer . www.polarpools.com/pool_care_maintenance/bacteria-fungus-stains.html. Some types of bacteria and fungus found in the soil can actually penetrate through a vinyl liner and cause stains to appear on the liner. Usually they will start off as spotted or cloud-like formations on the liner....
Pool Liquid acid instructions . Make sure your pump is running 15 minutes before adding liquid acid to your pool. This will insure that there are no areas in the pool with water that is not moving and circulating. Now get a bucket a fill it with pool water 2/3 full. Now add the acid to the...
Refraction of light in the water.
You look shorter because the light changes direction as it hits the water in an effect known as "refraction".
Borax is a safe alternative . \nBorax is perfectly safe in swimming pools. We started using it in our inground pool two years ago and would not use anything else. Not only is it less expensive (a lot less expensive) but the water feels softer when we use it. My husband had to spend some time...
Advice into the filtration of your pool is best answered by a local pool professional, Check with your local pool shop.
In theory the same amount of water would be displaced in each case; i.e. the coin landing in the boat would cause the boat to displace additional water (sink slightly) equal to its own volume, which is how much the coin would displace were it to fall directly into the pool. This assumes, however,...
Yes, but it would be some swimming pool! The Colosseum was flooded for mock naval battles as a part of the spectacles that were held there.
Answer . Within reason, yes. According to Michael W. Smith II's BleachCalc program, you should add about 160 oz (weight) of dry borax for each 10,000 gallons. It supposedly helps against algae, although we use it to raise the water's pH and to buffer the pH at the level we want. Additionally, it...
Area of deck = (20+2d)x(40+2d)-(20x40) Area of deck = (20x40)+40d+80d+4d 2 -(20x40) Area of deck = 120d+4d 2
Baking soda actually raises the total alkalinity of your pool. This does also increase your pH, but should only be used if your test kit shows low alkalinity. Otherwise you'll raise both pH and alkalinity and then have to use alkalinity down. Borax will raise PH and not alkalinity, but it raises it...
You probably have the same problem I have - take a sample of your water to a pool store and have it tested. I did and needed to add alkalinity, pH enhancer, algaecide and one other chemical. You need a balance. Without doing this you could just continue to spin your wheels. IN ADDITION: Water can...
India is a hot country and there are swimming pools in India www.technologypools.co.UK for pools in India
Some companies specialize in fiberglass pool repairs. Look for them in the yellow pages or go to the local pool store for recommendations. In Central California there is an excellent one by the name of Aqua Glass - - possibly out of Ventura county. Don't know if they do work out of state but it...
YES . YES. Muriatic acid is just another name for hydrochloric acid and is extremely corrosive and will severely irritate the skin. See the Web Link and Related Questions links for more information.
With X length X Av depth will give you cubic feet or meters or cubits or whatever measurement you used,Just to start you of here re some volumes. . 1 cubic meters = 1 000 liters . cubic foot = 7.48051948 US gallons
That depends on how big the area on the bottom of the pool is.
Most pools are price by the perimeter foot and not by the shape.