SuperMax VS Pump Settings

What are your recommended speed/duration settings for Speeds 1, 2 and 3 of a SuperMax VS pump. I have an 18×36 pool with a chlorinator. Also, do I need to re-program the pump each year or will it remember the settings while it’s powered off during the winter? Thanks.

Automatic Pool Cover

Just had the pool opened last week and closed the automatic cover. It is a Safe T 3 cover and today when I was opening it up it stopped half way. The motor is not running at all its like there is no power going to it. The switch is on, I checked the breaker… Read More»

Pump and Filter Operation–Sand Filter

Normal Operation Valve on suction is open Dial Valve indicator on filter Pump switch is on Whatever the pressure gauge reads after the filter has been backwashed will be the normal setting for your filter. When the pressure raises 5 lbs. above the normal pressure setting, the filter needs backwashing. Normal Setting: ______________ Backwash Setting:______________… Read More»

sump pump

1. what should the sump pump be set to in terms of how high the float is? 2. Right now the water comes in to about 6″ and is pumped out right away – is this the correct setting? 3. Is there a benefit to the wear and tear on the pump to allow water… Read More»

watch dog on spa / OH

I had shut down my hot tub last winter as per advice from Cathy from aqua tech now I am wanting to start up. I had filled the tub and started the heater & circ pump at operating fine however I’m guessing it’s a temp sensor of some sort…?? because it states it is OH… Read More»

We have a Delta UV system

Recently changed bulb and quartz tube – was working fine – now neither of the lights on the ballast are on and system not working

Pool light

I have the black box style fibre light, this season the brightness is about half of what it previously was. Is it just a light bulb that needs changing?

Heater

is there a pilot light on heater? Gas had to be turned off… Service heater light is on… Is there something we can do to avoid service costs?

Pump life span

My 8 year old pump is becoming very noisy (whining) and I wonder if it can be fixed or should it be replaced?