How difficult is it to replace skimmer boxes?

keagleSeptember 12, 2010

We have a brick patio. The skimmers (2) are old and ugly. My husband, who is very handy and does a lot of things around the house is wondering if it's something you can do yourself.

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poolguynj

I don't recommend it. Old isn't bad. If they are just dingy, a Magic Eraser might clean them up nicely, but this depends on what the cause of the discoloring cause is.

Scott

    Bookmark   September 13, 2010 at 7:16AM
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repair_guy

About as easy as repairing a leak under your foundation. I would elave that to the pros and only if the pool is leaking at that skimmer.

    Bookmark   September 13, 2010 at 10:59PM
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keagle

Thanks for your responses.

    Bookmark   September 14, 2010 at 8:05PM
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keagle

Update: The skimmers are rusting. When we had our liner replaced about three/four years ago, the installer painted them (they were originally black but didn't match the new liner). They are white now. We will replace the outside frame but want to clean up the insides. Do you know of any paint we can use?


    Bookmark   September 25, 2010 at 12:20PM
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