Poolside Repair: How to install an energy efficient pool pump motor

Poolside Repair: How to install an energy efficient pool pump motor

Hello and welcome to Poolside Repair. We’re in lovely Orlando, Florida. Matt and Rob are helping out Dennis who wants to install a new Century V-Green with V-Link control on his daughter’s pool.She currently has a single speed motor that’s not cost-efficient. By upgrading to a V-green motor we hope to cut utility cost by at least 50%. The V-Link control and app  allows you to track your pump motor’s power consumption, so you can see the savings in real-time.

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how to install a de pool filter

Poolside Repair: How To Install A D.E. Filter

Hello everyone, it is matt and Rob again and it is time for Episode 2 of Poolside repair, this show we install a DE pool filter. Diatomaceous Earth material for pool filters and a great choice for any pool with small gritty debris.

Patrick, in Lake mary Florida called us because he was dealing with a serious tree oil issue, specifcally cedar oil in his pool. His old single cartridge filter was not doing to job so he wanted to upgrade to the Hayward Pro Grid 60 SQ. ft. – DE6020. DE filters can catch dirt and debris as small as 1-3 microns, while cartridge filters can only capture particles 10 microns in width.

The general outline for the install is:

  • Remove old filter
  • Set in filter, to plan for replumbing
  • Attach plumbing lines
  • Add DE

But of course , nothing in pools is that simple, so let’s head to the pool and get to work. Also, we have a basic outline of the steps below the video in case you want to follow along.

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Poolside Repair: How To Install A Pool Light

Poolside Repair: How To Install A Pool Light

Hello, it is it your pool pals Matt and Rob, and today we are proud to introduce Inyo’s new web series called Poolside Repair. This is where we get out of the studio and meet up with real pool owners to troubleshoot, repair or install anything pool related.

In our first episode, we help Lou replace his Pentair Amerilite with a LED Pureline PureColors light. The essential steps for installing a pool light are:

  1. Cut the power cable at the light fixture end.
  2. Tie old light cable to new cable, pull through the conduit.
  3. Wire the new light to the power source.

But as you know with anything involving pools, it is never that easy. Let’s hop into action with the video, and below we have steps so you can follow along with each step.

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