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No water yet.

Monday, September 22, 2014

Think the pool company owners are looking for someone new to haul water, because the guy came out and couldn't believe he'd still not filled the pool. He's waiting to put the skimmer and hose intake back in, and can't until the pool's filled. Not only that, but now there seems to be some algae starting in the little bit of water there.

He said he was going to bring some algaecide to put in the pool and shock, to keep it clean until the guy comes, or they get someone else to haul water. Hope it's the second, because this guy is so unreliable, this is ridiculous. Monday and he's still not here.

The woman who owns it still hasn't been able to get ahold of him, and he's not answering his phone messages either. Yep, time for them to get a new guy.

Have a nice day, and as always, smile, no matter what clouds may be around you!! emoticon

  
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COMPCHIC52 9/22/2014 1:47PM

    are they not worried something happen to him?

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HEAITHYMOMMA 9/22/2014 1:29PM

    Wow. ridiculous. Hope things get figured out soon

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1CRAZYDOG 9/22/2014 1:19PM

    Good grief! Enough already, eh!

HUGS

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Sigh

Sunday, September 21, 2014

Ok, so the water guy didn't show up Saturday, hasn't shown up today...we're sitting here with a very large pool with about 2' (if that) of water in the bottom. I'm just waiting for a huge storm to come through and take it down, which, if it does, they'll be putting a whole new pool in, free of charge!

This water guy needs to be replaced; he left our house to deliver water on the other side of Janesville and said he'd be back..you're right, people are so undependable anymore. No matter what the business is, you can't depend on anyone.

We wanted to close up the pool this weekend, but I guess that's now out of the question. GRRRRR ok, done.

I hope you all have a wonderful day and find something to smile about no matter how dark the storms. Hugs to you all, stay safe.

This shows how much water we have in the pool, this is all they delivered, and what they'd put back in the pool from removing it from the old liner. They put 1' of water in the pool from the old one, so the remainder is what the guy delivered with 1 load:

  
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COMPCHIC52 9/22/2014 2:24AM

    wow I hope you are sitting on the phone with someone there is always someone higher then them if its a company. emoticon

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HEAITHYMOMMA 9/21/2014 4:47PM

    Definitely free of charge. That is just ridiculous. These people are in the wrong business. I agree with you. If I were you I'd be looking for a new water guy too.

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1CRAZYDOG 9/21/2014 3:49PM

    emoticon Seriously?? Good grief. I agree. If the pool comes down, they will be eating the cost of a whole new pool and set up.

HUGS and thought it's tough, definitely try to smile.

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MM11113 9/21/2014 3:41PM

    Good Luck!

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Maybe Sunday?

Saturday, September 20, 2014

Well, they finally came at 4:30 pm as we were leaving for town. Got back from town and the guys were back....working on the pool because one side of the liner had slipped in. After they left, we checked before hubby went to bed, and it had slipped out again, and of course when I tried to call, the place was closed. I took pictures of it for later, and called again this morning to let them know, so the owners themselves came out to fix it. After they left, I was out checking the pool, and found a place where the side wasn't even touching the rail.



So I called again, and they came right back (they had to be in Milwaukee today), and took the top rails off, fixed the entire thing, and then left.

The water guy still hasn't come and it's 3:12, he was supposed to be here, again, around noon, and no show. Bet you he shows up just as we leave for church. (4:30).

This is so frustrating, he has this big milk hauler and he'll have to pull in on our now wet yard with the thing. There's already tracks from the two vans they use, this truck will make deeper tracks in our yard, now. IDIOT!! Sorry, but I am upset with the guy.

I hope you all are having a wonderful day, try to smile, regardless, and try to do something nice for another person.

  
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HEAITHYMOMMA 9/21/2014 9:30AM

    OH man that has to be frustrating. If people could just do there job right the first time with a sense of common courtesy you would have this frustration. Hopefully it will be done and over with soon.

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1CRAZYDOG 9/20/2014 7:56PM

    OH my gosh. emoticon emoticon emoticon That's how I'd feel. Well, hope they get it right!

Sorry it was so frustrating. **SIGH**



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ARRRGGGHHHHHH

Friday, September 19, 2014

Ok, the guy was supposed to be here at noon to fill the pool....it's now 1:30 and no sign of him, so I called Nelson's and the woman who is supposed to "know", is at lunch...my luck isn't getting any better, so I'm just hoping he makes it before we have to leave when my husband gets home from work, so we can make the bank before they close. I wanted to take some water in to have it tested from the pool, but if they don't get here to fill it, we're out of luck.

And if the shades over the pool before he gets here, he won't be able to fill it anyway!! I hate it when things like this happen, all they're doing is closing other people's pools, not closing ours, you'd think filling a dang pool would be more important than closing one, they can close one anytime, but when you have a time frame of when the sun is on a liner, to fill it...you'd chose the one when there's a limited time to do it!

I have a headache, think I'm going to lie down and then go do something des....constructive. *L*

I hope you all have a wonderful day, and maybe my weekend will be better, or at least my October, September has been a royal pain, that's for sure!

Have a great weekend, everyone!

Oh, saw turkeys again yesterday!

  
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COMPCHIC52 9/20/2014 2:30AM

    emoticon emoticon

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ABBY_G 9/19/2014 7:50PM

    Cool turkey picts! I hope Oct is better for you than Sept!

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1CRAZYDOG 9/19/2014 3:28PM

    Your pool service people are . . . turkeys! Hope they show up. **SIGH*&

Have a safe trip and good weekend. emoticon

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Updates Car & Pool

Thursday, September 18, 2014

It's funny, we get the car fixed, and get a "recall notice" for both vehicles in which they don't have the parts available yet. What's funny is the one for the car is the one I contacted the dealership about a few months back and they'd not heard about it yet. Wow, I'm up on the times ahead of anyone else. *L*

They're putting the new liner in now, the amount of things wrong is amazing, that the other place did.

The reason for all the holes is because they had the liner too tight when they started filling the pool so when the water was going in, the liner was tightening and pulling down over the very top post where there were points and catching on those points, leaving tiny holes. I got pictures of where the water drained through every hole, too, and there were more holes than we patched.

They also "forgot" a screw in the skimmer, which left another place for the liner to get a hole. The "rocks" were places where they'd placed weights to hold the liner down and it left these marks which hardened.

One big thing was, there are always 2 skimmer holes, one you're supposed to tape the metal piece up so it won't fall off (it's square and has sharp edges on it). Well, guess what? They took the liner off and that square metal piece was sitting at the bottom side of the pool, the hole was wide open, which I thought it looked like it was, leaving a sharp area there, and where the metal piece was sitting.

There was water on the sand in the middle of the pool UNDER THE OLD LINER, so it was leaking in the bottom somewhere, too.

Lots of fun stuff, wonderful, but at least these guys are taking their time, been out there since about 11 and it's now 3:15, working on this, so that's good.

Pool Pics:

This is what was lying at the bottom of the wall:


And this is where it was supposed to be:


And this is what it's supposed to look like (you can see water lines here, too):


These show the water lines (white areas) where it'd leaked through the liner:



And the water in the bottom under the liner:

  
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HEAITHYMOMMA 9/18/2014 5:11PM

    Oh wow about the pool. That looks like it was a lot of work.

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PICKIE98 9/18/2014 4:36PM

    Want a thrill? Go to my sparkpage and check out the pool pics.. My pool exploded in a blizzard in February a few years back.. It was an old pool, but it outlived its' warranty (Doughboy) of twenty years.. 22,000 gallons of water blew out in an hour,,thankfully to my back fence and away from the house!! All that was left was bout five gallons in the deep end!
I had insulation between my liner and the frame..I have never seen a skimmer plate like yours.. is it the winter one?

I hope they get it right this time..

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1CRAZYDOG 9/18/2014 4:30PM

    Ok, I'm not going to ask if we're having fun yet. YIKES! Don't you hate incompetence!

Hope the repairs take care of all the problems on the pool.

As for the car. . . . SHEEH! YOU heard about the recall and they hadn't! That's ridiculous. At least that won't cost you, but what an inconvenience!

HUGS

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