Online Above Ground Pool Liners
Every year I take in a few used above ground pools for the purpose of
reselling. The first thing I do is go online and order a new vinyl liner. I never sell a pool with a used liner nor do I ever install
used liners. Buying new pool liners online is so inexpensive it is just
not worth the trouble of using used ones.
I prefer the 20 mil plain blue ones. They are the least expensive and
if something happens and you need to replace it in a year or two you have not
just spent a ton on the fanciest print liner in the store. Print liners
have become very popular though. Every year they come out with many new
patterns and designs. Plain blue or print is the choice you will have to
It is also important
when ordering a replacement pool liner that you get the
right type. There are overlap liners, beaded liners and v-bead liners.
There are some out there that can do all three. An overlap liner uses
plastic coping and stabilizer rods to hold it in place. A beaded liner
hooks into a bead receiver that hangs over the wall and is is accessed from
inside the pool without removing the top rails. The v-bead hooks directly
onto the top of the wall and is secured with stabilizer rods.
Use extreme care
when unpacking and installing your new liner. They can
tear or rip very easily. Open the liner on a grass area or on clean,
smooth concrete. If you are installing an overlap liner as shown in the
photo be sure that there are no sharp edges on any of the top rails or caps.
Use plenty of duck tape to make sure there are no rough edges.
once your pool liner is installed and the pool filled up you
should never drain the pool and let is sit empty. This will ruin your new
liner very quickly. Above ground pool liners can be drained down to about a foot and
then refilled without damage. This can be done as many times
as you need to. This is especially true with expandable
liners. Once a liner has been stretched into a deep end you should never
Visit this page for liner replacement tips and this one if you are wondering what to
do about the liner overhang.
It would probably be helpful for you to read our liner installation
tips before installing your new liner.
Above Ground Pool Liner Installation
Expandable Liner Installation
Beaded Liner Installation
24 Ft. Round Overlap Swimming Pool Liner- 25 Gauge (Waterfall)
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