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Tips for emptying the rink

Yes, it's that time of year already :( With temperatures forecasted to reach into the 60s for a couple of days next week, but more importa…

Started by arn

2 Feb 20
Reply by Daniel robitaille

Warm weather tips

At time like this I just keep it clean pick leafs, pucks stick etc up and wait for the cold at night. I get ice melt around the edges on t…

Started by Daniel robitaille

4 Feb 2
Reply by Daniel robitaille

First time rink...

Decided to put in a 24x44 rink into my backyard, having someone do this with 2x12's (just don't have time due to work unfortunately!).  The…

Started by Steve

33 Jan 22
Reply by Daniel robitaille

Big thaw, refreeze question

Hi All, Still have a solid block of ice, with anywhere between 1-4" of water on top.  Let freeze naturally or pump some water out of the de…

Started by Jason

5 Jan 13
Reply by Daniel robitaille

Snow shavings on broom

Morning all, First time rink builder here. I'm having an issue with snow shavings sticking to my broom when I'm cleaning the ice before res…

Started by JR Pedersen

5 Jan 11
Reply by Daniel robitaille

Intro, and lake rink questions

Hello!  This is my first post.  I’m a father of four (6, 4, 2 and 6months). The 6yo is in hockey for two years now and our 4yo is just gett…

Started by Craig

7 Jan 9
Reply by Craig

60F weather this week

Hello all and hope your Monday is going well. So I've looked at our 5 day forecast and the temps are supposed to rise till Thursday where t…

Started by JR Pedersen

4 Jan 9
Reply by JR Pedersen

Evaporation / Refill Question

Hi everybody! First time rinkbuilder and poster here. Thanks to all of you guys that have provided information, ideas and datatpoints abou…

Started by arn

5 Jan 9
Reply by Daniel robitaille

Can I fill with temps reaching 15 below F at night?

 So I haven't been able to fill yet this season due to life, extreme low temperatures and wind.  I'm getting tired of this and I see that t…

Started by Brooks Traina

3 Jan 4
Reply by Daniel robitaille

Subtle “island bumps”

My theory is homeboni with hot water to melt to the level of current sheet then continue whole Rink resurface and it will all level out...e…

Started by Jason

4 Jan 2
Reply by Jason


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