to Install a New Liner - Above ground Pools
pools can make
wonderfuls additional to any home and one main advantage is that is
not have to be permanent. The pool can be set up and used during the
summer months and them during the winter months it can be dismantled
and packed away, leave you a whole open garden area.
you need to install a pool liner because your current one has torn or
you are setting up the pool for the first time, this practical article
will guide you on how to install a swimming pool liner for a above
There are a number of reasons
why the liner would need replacing such as tear and tear, leakages from
chemical damage ect. Firstly the pool will have to be drained, this can
be done by hiring a pump and using a hose. Start the pump and put the
hose into the local storm drain to get rid of the water without making
a mess. When the water has been completely drained then the next step
will be to disassemble the rim of the pool as this holds the liner in
place. After the rim has been released you will be able to strip the
liner off and discard of it properly. You should take this opportunity
while the rim is off to inspect the structure of the pool to make sure
that all the holdings are tight and in place. If you are going to order
a new liner then you will have to take measurements of the pool. It
would be easier to take measurements of the old liner instead of the
When you are ready to install the liner open it from the box and
start placing the liner around the pool. As a guideline put the seams
where the walls and floors meet this will help you align the liner as
you open it. Once the liner is completely spread out it will be time to
start filling the pool. Do not worry if the liner is crinkled, it will
straighten when the pressure of the water is on the liner.
it is time to start filling the pool, this is done by pulling the liner
over the pool walls until only a small area in the middle of the liner
is touching the ground. Let the sides of the wall hang over for now as
these will be tightened later using the mass of the water. To keep the
liner tight you must replace the rim of the pool wall but do not
tighten it. This will keep the liner in place during filling and
prevent the liner from moving or tipping over. When the rim has been
tightened and the walls temporarily secure, it will be time to start
adding the water. When the water has reached a certain level you will
have to accommodate the water by moving the rim higher and tighten it.
should be done evenly to ensure the pool rim remains at a constant
height. Continue until the water is at the desired level and then place
and tighten the rim for the final time. Once the water is high enough,
walk around the liner and make sure it is secure and in place. Before
activating the pump,
make sure there is water in it or the pump will
work and burn out.
Then sit back, relax and be proud of yourself. You would have just
installed your new swimming pool liner.
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