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Pool Operator News - May 1, 2018

Pool Operator News - May 1, 2018

Links from the Newsletter Video Link Learn More About CPO Certification Register Online for a Pool Operator Certification Course

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Thread tapping schedule 80 PVC pool pipe for a new chlorine injector.

Thread tapping schedule 80 PVC pool pipe for a new chlorine injector.

Adding a new (liquid) chlorine injector to your pool circulation system?  Take your time tapping those threads so your injector hole lasts you a long time and doesn't turn into a leaker!  Even in existing systems, we find ourselves needing to put new ports into existing pip often for some reason.  Good luck and keep 'em safe!  

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Internal Repairs of Fiberglass Bulkheads

Internal Repairs of Fiberglass Bulkheads

So, ya.  This was a fun one!  In a unique installation, these two fiberglass bulkheads weren't holding air when inflated causing difficulties when re-positioning.  This was not a BH manufacturing failure, but more so a failure of the unique installation.  There was only one way to repair the problem ... apply a special resin to seal the air leaks.  And it had to be applied from the inside.  Lowering the water level of the pool below the BHs made this task exponentially safer and easier.  We could now enter with a simple respirator instead of on SCUBA and there was no...

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Re-grouting your pools & spas - freshen and clean up the look!

Re-grouting your pools & spas - freshen and clean up the look!

We had some down time with our spa a while back and took the opportunity to re-grout the tile.  The grout was in fine condition, but it was discolored and made the tile (and therefore the spa) appear less-than-pristine to our customers when full of water.  In reality the spa and water was beautifully healthy and clean, but the grout staining really played tricks on the eyes of our loyal soakers.  You can see the difference in the pictures below that were taken mid-process.  This was a cheap, quick, and easy initiative. Good luck and keep 'em safe!    

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Stenner Pump Tube Replacement Video

Stenner Pump Tube Replacement Video

Anybody who has managed a pool for even a few months can usually troubleshoot and rebuild peristaltic pumps blindfolded!  Here is a quick video of a tube replacement on a Stenner pump.  Good luck and keep 'em safe!  

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