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Liner and Cleaner Problems

We have a 33' round pool that has been replaced 3 times in 5 years due to small holes developing at the very bottom of the pool just above ground level.

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Overlap Liner Issue

I have a 16x32 aluminum above ground with a hopper deep end. I just noticed I have about a foot of liner sagging on one of the corners. It isn't really

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Setting Up Pool on a Portion of Pavers

We recently purchased a 16' above ground pool for our small yard (Arizona heat is no joke and we very much would like to cool down). We have been working

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Skimmer Installation No Directions

I recently bought an above ground 21' round pool. After quite a struggle, I've finally got the pool walls up and am ready to install the skimmer. What

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Pool is Filled but not Level

We have a 12' by 48 round frame pool, we set it up and filled it up after replacing the sand from last year. Last year it was 1 inch unlevel but when we

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Elevated Pool Pad

We are considering purchasing a 24 foot diameter above ground pool. Our back yard is fairly level with a slight grade. We live near a river and the water

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Expandable Liner Not Working

We are installing a 28' round doughboy with a 6' deep end. We attempted to put the liner in yesterday but after filling about 5000 gal we realized the

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Expandable Pool Liner for 24 ft Round Above Ground

I have been searching for an expandable pool liner for our round pool that will allow us to have a deep end rather than the a bowl shape with the middle

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Pump Pressure and Slime in Filter

When I bought my house last fall the above ground pool was covered when I opened the cover the water was brown. After talking to my new neighbor I was

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Above Ground Oval Pool Oval Side Posts Not Level

Hello, I just got done with filling my Poolfactory oval buttress on each side pool and noticed that a few of the oval side uprights (not the buttresses)

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Replacing Expandable Liner with a Surrounding Deck

I have a 27' round pool that is surrounded by wood decking about half way around the pool. The middle of the pool is one foot deeper so I purchased an

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Losing Suction

When I vacuume it starts out sucking great but then 30 seconds in it stop sucking completely. I have cleaned both of the filter and the tubes that spits

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New Yard too Small for My Metal Frame Pool

Two years ago we bought a round 16' × 48 Intex metal frame pool. We used it just 1 summer and then moved. Our new home has hardly any yard. We just measured

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Section of Pool Wall Needs Replaced

A section of my pool wall needs replaced it has corrosion the whole way through under the intake hole. How do I replace that piece of wall? I also have

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18' Pool Liner Replacement Problem

I have a 18' above ground pool that is around 15 years old. I finally decided to change the liner this year even though it is in good shape (no holes).

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Foam Boards on top of Geotextile Pad

I'm replacing a failed liner on an 18 X 33 foot oval pool. The original installation included a geotextile base pad on top of sand as well as a foam cove

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Rusted Pool Wall HELP

Hello, I have found that the wall on my pool has rusted through. It is where the water return is. I have spring water, so if there is any way I can repair

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Pool Loosing Water

This is the second year in a row that in Aug. The pool loses 3 to 4 feet of water in 3 to 4 days. It can't be evaporation. Too much too fast. Then it stays

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Plywood Base with Foam

I have a 14 x 42 Intex metal frame. I had to do quite a bit of digging to get the ground leveled. I didn't want to use sand because I'm just not sure how

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Upright Posts Unlevel In and Out

Hello, I have just installed a 27 round 54 high above ground pool. After the install and I got in with shin deep water in it I noticed a few things. I

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