The Ultimate Guide to Above-Ground Pools

Paperback | March 3, 2004

byTerry Tamminen

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MAKE A BIG SPLASH-;WITH A LOT LESS CASH! Let Terry Tamminen, "poolman to the stars," show you how to have a beautiful, hassle-free pool for thousands of dollars less than commercial installers charge -- by doing ityourself. Pool expert Tamminen helps you purchase, install, repair, maintain, and upgrade above-ground pools. You get parts and tools lists, tricks of the trade for each procedure, and a difficulty rating to help you decide if it's time to call a professional. Soon you'll be saying, "Okay, everybody into the pool!" * Selecting the right pool (from over a dozen types) for your site, budget, and individual needs * Realistic cost estimates * Easy-to-understand, photo-illustrated installation and repair guides * Heating inexpensively and heater repair * Repairing and replacingliners * Winterizing * Decks made easy * Pool enhancements for added enjoyment and value * Sources of cost-saving generic parts * And more!

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MAKE A BIG SPLASH-;WITH A LOT LESS CASH! Let Terry Tamminen, "poolman to the stars," show you how to have a beautiful, hassle-free pool for thousands of dollars less than commercial installers charge -- by doing ityourself. Pool expert Tamminen helps you purchase, install, repair, maintain, and upgrade above-ground pools. You get parts...

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MAKE A BIG SPLASH—WITH A LOT LESS CASH! Let Terry Tamminen, "poolman to the stars," show you how to have a beautiful, hassle-free pool for thousands of dollars less than commercial installers charge -- by doing it yourself. Pool expert Tamminen helps you purchase, install, repair, maintain, and upgrade above-ground pools. You get part...

Terry Tamminen is a leading expert on pools and spas. The owner/operator of a Malibu, California pool/spa service business with a star-studded clientele, he has provided technical advice on large-scale water chemistry and pool technology projects for over 25 years. With Robert F. Kennedy, Jr., Mr. Tamminen founded numerous Waterkeeper ...

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:320 pages, 9.06 × 7.3 × 0.96 inPublished:March 3, 2004Publisher:McGraw-HillLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0071425144

ISBN - 13:9780071425148

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Table of Contents

ACKNOWLEDGMENTS

INTRODUCTION

Chapter 1: The Above-Ground Pool

Chapter 2: Basic Above-Ground Pool Plumbing

Chapter 3: Advanced Plumbing Systems

Chapter 4: Pumps and Motors

Chapter 5: Filters

Chapter 6: Heaters

Chapter 7: Other Equipment and Options

Chapter 8: Water Chemistry

Chapter 9: Cleaning and Servicing

Chapter 10: Repairing and Winterizing Above-Ground Pools

GLOSSARY

REFERENCE SOURCES AND WEBSITES

INDEX