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Polaris Cleaner Jets Are Clogged: Cleaning a Water Management System (Polaris P39 Shown) The Polaris pressure cleaner is designed to run smoothly and last for decades but sometimes you may find it on the bottom of the pool not running.
There are several moving parts to the cleaner and sometimes it is a mechanical problem. Often it is something very simple and one thing often overlooked is a clogged venturi. How the cleaner operates can sometimes be an important clue to finding out the problem of why the cleaner is not moving. The Polaris cleaner operates on a separate return line with a dedicated booster pump. Best SANITIZER for your HOT TUB: Chlorine Vs. Bromine? Tenlog TL-D3 Pro 3D Printer, Dual Independent Extruder, Duplicate and Mirror Mode, Print in 2-Colors. My son has been 3D printing now for the past 2-years and recently decided to get a Dual Extruder 3D printer so he can print in 2 different colors for hos key chain business.
We tried 2 other printers before we settled on the Tenlog TL-D3 printer. If you are interested in some of the 3D prints that you see in this video you can purchase them on my son Caleb’s ETSY storefront. The Looming 3. Because of a few things coming together at the same time, there is an emerging Tri-Chlor Tablet shortage looming on the horizon.
If indications for how this season is ending is an indicator of things to come, there will be less 3” Tri-Chlor tablets available on the market going forward into next season. Already there are steady price increases of 20-40% and rationing of tablets by suppliers. In Houston, one supplier is allowing only 2 #50 buckets of tablets per company. In other areas, the price has spiked up from $80 to $130 for a #50 bucket or more. What are the root causes of the shortage and how will next season look are some of the questions I am often asked. Because of 45% tariffs on products from China, importing 3” Tri-Chlor tablets was not an option for US suppliers in 2019. The Bio-Lab plant produced about 40% of the nation’s Tri-Chlor and from some reports, it will be down until 2022 or longer.
Visit my Website: eBook: YouTube Video Index: – A list of all of my videos. Swimming Pool Start Up Panel: Start-Up Methods and Issues. In this series, I discuss various aspects of Swimming Pool Start-Ups with a panel of experts.
Part one consists of learning about the different Start-Up Methods and some problems that can arise. To get a full picture of pool start-ups I recommend listening to all four podcasts. How To CLOSE Your POOL In 9 Steps. So, it’s time to close your pool.
But what exactly do you need to do to winterize your pool for the off-season months? And how do you avoid big problems like freezing parts or algae growth? Don’t panic. Here are the 9 steps for easy pool closing. Pentair Leaf Trap 360476 (2.2 Liter Capacity) with Amazing Easy Open Lid! The Pentair Leaf Trap 360476 is Pentair’s first smaller capacity Leaf Trap and one that has many great features.
Pentair kept this leaf canister simple and easy to use and if you have a suction side cleaner this may be the perfect canister for you. I always recommend a leaf canister of some type for your suction side cleaner. How To Fix Green HOT TUB Water. Why is my hot tub water green and how to I clear up that green hot tub water?
Well, the bad news is your spa has algae. The good news? Fire & Ash and Your Swimming Pool: Clean-Up Tips! I have been through about 5 major fires now with one in 2012 that burned right up to my service accounts in Glendora California.
The others are what I would call perimeter fires that burned in the 10-mile radius of my service accounts and which dropped ash everywhere. A fire clean up can be challenging and time-consuming as well as frustrating, but it can be done with the right equipment. The recent footage is from a fire that was 10 miles out of my service area but dropped ash everywhere in large quantities. Mako Vacuum System Bag MX-120 Micron & MX-140 Micron: Aftermarket Universal Vacuum System Bags. I have been using the Mako Vacuum System Bags for a few years now and these are very good quality aftermarket vacuum systems bags at affordable pricing.
There has been a recent shift in the bag micron rating and the owner Reggie is now going with two higher micron bags the MX-120 and the MX-140. How Long Will My Pool Pump and Motor Last? I am often asked how long will my swimming pool pump last?
It is a pretty general question and there are actually several separate components that make up your pool pump. You have the wet end or pump pot area, then the motor, starter, or run capacitor and if you have a Variable Speed Pump you have what is called the Drive. Each of these has different lifespans and they can vary by brand, environment, and run time. Nothing seems to last as long as it should and that is the same thing we run into in the pool industry nowadays. How To SHOCK Your HOT TUB. Are you using the wrong kind of shock for your hot tub? Here’s a video explaining How To Shock Your Hot Tub – the right way with the right shock. Polaris PB4SQ Pressure Side Cleaner Booster Pump Overview and Wiring Guide. The Polaris PB4SQ Booster Pump has a lot of great features and if you have a Pressure Side cleaner of any type this would be a great upgrade for your pool. Off of the top, some of the great features of this booster pump is that it is a TEFC motor which means it is completely weather sealed.
Clear Pool Bag (Bulkpoolbags.com) Buy Universal Vacuum System Bags in Bulk and Save Money! One of the things about owning a Vacuum System is that the replacement bag cost can add up over the course of the year. If you purchase only OEM bags you are looking at anywhere from $35-$40 per bag. But what if you could purchase enough bags for one year or for your whole crew at a discount of over 50% off the OEM price?
With the Clear Pool Bag available at Bulkpoolbags.com you can. You are not sacrificing quality or microns over price when you switch to the Clear Pool Bag. These bags are handmade in Mexico and if you have been in the industry since early 2000 you know that Mexico was once the hub of great pool products. Waterway Champion 56FR 1-HP Single Speed Pump Overview Video. Waterway has for years been a very underrated manufacturer probably because the Big 3 has such a huge market share when it comes to pool equipment. With that in mind, this smaller California based company has been quietly making premium quality pumps and filters for years now.
Under the radar maybe but not poor quality or lacking in quality to the other larger manufacturers. HOT TUB Start Up For Beginners [Step-By-Step Guide] SUTRO The Most Advanced Smart Water Monitor on the Market Today! The Sutro is the most advanced floating smart pool and spa water monitor on the market today. Pool eXact® EZ Master Kit (Part No. 486201-KM) Photometer Tester - Includes 10 Test Factors! Riptide Vacuum SL Weatherproof Cover by Clear Pool Products - Protect your Investment! How To Clean A HOT TUB Scum Ring. Pool Service Software (PSS) Routing and Invoicing Software for Your Pool Service Route: Try it Free! PSS or Pool Service Software is the newest pool routing and invoicing software to hit the market.