Question: What should I put under my above ground pool to level?

Should I put sand under my above ground pool?

Sand is the recommended base material upon which an aboveground pool should sit. Sand is used under an aboveground pool to protect the pools vinyl liner from rocks and objects that could tear the liner. Also, sand under an aboveground pool acts as cushioning for its floor, making it more comfortable for feet.

What do you put underneath an above ground pool with rocks?

Gorilla Pads are pre-cut floor pads designed to protect and cushion the bottom of above ground pools. Unlike old pool foam padding, which can be easily be cut or pierced by grass, roots, or rocks under your above ground pool liner, Gorilla Bottom pool floor padding is impervious to almost any sharp object.

Can I put a tarp under my above ground pool?

Plastic sheeting is the absolute worst material to place under an above ground pool during installation. It does not prevent weed growth and does not control bugs and critters. But the biggest reason to avoid plastic sheeting is the fact it causes a swimming pool to rust out very quickly.

Do you need a fence around a above ground pool?

Many municipalities do require a pool fence even for above-ground pools. In most cases, you must have a fence of at least four feet tall. As long as the body of water (either in-ground or above ground) is at least 18 inches deep, you do need to install a fence.

Do I need a fence around my above ground pool?

Many municipalities do require a pool fence even for above-ground pools. In most cases, you must have a fence of at least four feet tall. As long as the body of water (either in-ground or above ground) is at least 18 inches deep, you do need to install a fence.

Is an above ground pool considered a permanent structure?

An above-ground pool, however, is considered a temporary structure. It goes up in a matter of a couple of days and while you might need the ground leveled first, it will not permanently alter the landscape of your yard. It will probably last around 10 years, at which time the structure will begin to become less stable.

Does having an above-ground pool increase homeowners insurance?

As with an inground pool, an above-ground pool increases your liability risk, so it may cause your insurance to go up. If its not attached to your house, it may be easier for a carrier to exclude your above-ground pool from coverage, as well. If its excluded, it wont raise your rate.

What is the lifespan of an above-ground pool?

between 10 and 20 years 2018. A high-quality above ground pool from Valley Pool & Spa should last between 10 and 20 years depending on how well you care for it. However, your pool liner will not last as long as your pool. Contact a pool expert at our store to see if you need a new liner before you decide to replace your entire pool.

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