Can an above ground pool be enclosed?
Enclosed Above-Ground Pool Swimmers and sunbathers can hang out at this backyard spot for hours, with space to lounge in and out of the pool as they please. The high walls provide a little added seclusion, which is something most residential pool owners desire.
What do you need to close above ground pool?
How to Close Your Above Ground Pool in 10 Steps
- Step 1: Deep Clean.
- Step 2: Balance your Water.
- Step 3: Add Winterizing Chemicals.
- Step 4: Add Pump Protector.
- Step 5: Protect Your Return and Skimmer.
- Step 6: Prepare Your Filter for Hibernation.
- Step 7: Clear the Pool.
- Step 8: Set Up Ice Equalizer Pillow.
How do you close an above ground pool with a deck?
If your above ground pool has a deck, place water tubes end to end around the edge of the pool. Fill the bags 3/4 full with water. Do not over-fill because the bags could burst when the water inside freezes.
Do you legally have to have a fence around your pool?
Swimming pools that are in ground, completely or partially, must be enclosed by a fence. Portable pools are usually not legally required to have a fence. However, if unfenced, between uses they should be either covered or emptied and stored.
Do I have to have a fence around my above ground pool?
Although your might have decided to go with the above-ground pool, the fencing requirements for the property are still the same. 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.
How low should I drain my above ground pool for winter?
When winterizing your above ground pool, lower the water level around 4″ to 6″ below the skimmer. You can do this with a submersible pump or by siphoning the water out with a short garden hose.
What chemicals do I need to close my above ground pool for the winter?
Before you winterize your above ground pool, make sure you’ve got the necessary supplies: Winterizing chemical kit or pH increaser, Alkalinity increaser, Calcium hardness increaser, Pool shock, and Algaecide. Clarifying enzyme supplement (optional, but recommended)
Should you cover your above ground pool every night?
Covering a heated swimming pool at night will reduce heat loss. For a swimming pool that relies on the sun for heat, covering it at night can still make it warm enough to swim in the next day, instead of losing all the heat overnight when the temperatures drop.
Can I leave my above ground pool up all winter?
Pools very rarely need to be drained completely. If you have a vinyl-lined above-ground pool, leaving it full for the winter will protect the vinyl liner from shrinkage and other damage. Since these pools are above ground level, keeping them full ensures that the wind will not damage the walls, liner, or frame.
Can I leave my above ground pool uncovered in winter?
No, but winter covers protect your pool from stains, algae growth and poor water balance that could damage pool surfaces. However, if you want to close the pool, but keep it uncovered all winter, or if you need to delay purchasing a new cover until next fall – here are the steps we took to do it for our customer above.
Is it easy to close an above ground pool?
Closing an above ground pool at season’s end should be an easy and worry-free process. Our pool specialists at The Pool Factory™ have put together the following tutorial to ensure proper pre-maintenance and closing of your investment at the end of the season.
What kind of cover should I use to close my above ground pool?
A solid woven, water tight cover is the most common for closing an above ground pool. Understanding the importance of quality, realistic lifespan expectations of the cover, sizing, and attachment design are all important in deciding which cover is right for you.
When to close your pool for the winter?
Properly closing your pool for the winter saves a lot of time and money when you reopen it in the spring.
What should I do if my above ground pool is leaking?
Winter Cover Pumps are strongly recommended to keep excess water from building up on your cover. Excess water on your cover means excess stress and a torn cover or damaged pool. Clean and vacuum the swimming pool. Check and adjust PH and Alkalinity.