How can you repair the ground after removing a small above-ground pool The ground is now black and brown and smells rancid?

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Remove Above Ground Pool Damage It sounds like mold. I suggest you wash it off good with the hose and let it sit. It will go away by itself. Anything underneath of the pool is probably dead, so using any chemicals will only slow the return growth.
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How do you repair a hole in an above ground pool?

Go to your nearest pool store and ask them for a vinyl repair kit. They are pretty cheap. Bring a water sample with you. Most pool stores will test your water for free. When you get home with the kit, open it up. It will contain a piece of clear vinyl and some glue. Cut a piece of the patch material ( Full Answer )

What do you have to do to prepare the ground for an above ground pool?

Answer . You must remove all the sod where the pool will sit. Remove 2 inches of your sod from this area. Rent a sod cutter for a 2 hour period. Pack down the dirt or let it settle for a few weeks before you continue.\n. \nOrder enough sand for the hole to make the area completely level. Use ( Full Answer )

How do you locate a small hole in an above ground pool liner?

Often, the hole can be found by looking carefully at the water outside the pool. Normally, if you can see water outside, the hole is big enough to be found visually. Locate the general area, and try to pinpoint it by looking at the water coming out around the bottome rail. If you can't see the botto ( Full Answer )

How do you repair a leak that is under the filter on your above ground pool?

Yesterday I had the same problem. I noticed that I was leaking water from under my filer. It is usually caused by a crack in the filter. I have repaired them in the past by disconnecting the entire filter, draining the sand and cleaning the filter out really well. After it is dry, apply a strong app ( Full Answer )

How do you repair a washout in an above ground pool?

We experienced a wash-out on the back side of ours last year ( forgot to turn the gutter spout away and ran off of bank, under the pool sides and washed out on back bank). We had never put one up before and used too much sand. However, we placed some alum. strips (approx. 4"W x 6-8"L x 1" thick) on ( Full Answer )

If an in-ground concrete pool lifted several inches out of the ground and has cracked from the skirt is it repairable?

Presumably it floated up whilst empty due to ground water underneath it. I'm building a pool at the moment so have thought a bit about flotation - we are having a submerged ground water pump (a small electric pump that turns on and off automatically with its own float switch) lowered down a pipe jus ( Full Answer )

How do you repair above ground leaking pool PVC pipes?

Repair of PVC pipe is usually limited tor replacing the damaged pipe with new. The pipe, fittings, and bonding materials can be purchased at most home improvement centers like HomeDepot. Keep in mind that the pipes and pumping equipment of above-ground pools should be removed during the winter to pr ( Full Answer )

What are brown spots on the floor of an above ground pool?

Answer . The brown spots may look as if someone threw dirt balls into your pool. You may vacuum them up and a day or two later you have more. This is the start of algae and you are about two weeks away from having an all green pool. Your water is warmer and algae is growing fast. Treat your pool ( Full Answer )

How do you install an above-ground pool to make an in-ground pool?

dig a hole,secure the surrounding ground so it don't cave in You don't! Ground water will positively cave-in the walls no matterwhat you do to the surrounding earth. However, desert dwellers canget away with it. Shelley Hill Pools has over 40 years of experience providing inground, concrete, indoor ( Full Answer )

How do you level ground for a above ground pool?

A good way to check a surface for level is to fill a bucket 3/4 full with water Place it about a meter away from where you intend to put the pool on the highest side. Get a clear plastic tube that is long enough to cover the whole of the pool site with one end in the bucket. Put the plastic tube in ( Full Answer )

How do you repair above ground pool leak?

Drain the water to below the level of the leak, and let it dry. Glue a patch over the hole, and let it dry according to the directions in the patch repair kit. Refill pool and enjoy swimming.

How do you repair an above ground pool wall buckling from the bottom?

In cases like these, it is probably best to hire the services of a professional who knows what they are doing. The last thing one would want is a faulty repair that causes the pool to collapse after being filled and send hundreds of gallons of water rushing into their home.

Remove in ground pool?

Answer . Be more specific please- what about removing it? cost? difficulty? What type of pool is it? fiberglass? vinyl liner? concrete?

How do you repair a large tear in an above ground pool?

My advice is to contact the manufacturer of the liner and get their advice. at least find out what type of glue works on the liner and if you can get a piece of it to cover the tear. I have always found that when you ask nicely company's can be very helpful.

How easy is it to remove an above ground pool?

It isn't exactly easy OR hard to remove an above ground pool. It just takes some time and work on your part. You will first need to drain the pool. If you intend to sell or pass the pool onto someone else, you may possibly need to clean the liner. Once the pool is drained, disassemble and move it aw ( Full Answer )

The cost of a small in ground pool?

Small Pool Medium Pool Large Pool . NEW! Tanning Ledge Pools. 8' Diving Pool. Flagship 12' x 25' x 5' 6" Request More Info . Large Unicorn 30' x 14' X 6' Request More Info . Capri 40' x 16' x 8' Request More Info . Installed $19,995*. Installed $29,995*. Installed ( Full Answer )

Can Above ground pool be partially in the ground?

Possibly ... check the local building permit office though ... putting something that was designed to be totally above ground below grade may required a building permit, as it will become a semi-permanent structure, which also may required a concrete foundation. Your local building department will b ( Full Answer )

Can you put an above ground pool in the ground?

Not typically. The reason these installations ALL fail is really quite simple. Hydrostatic pressure. The walls of an above ground pool are not made to withstand even the smallest amount of outside pressure that is caused by groundwater, or by shifts in the soil outside the pool. In-ground pools ar ( Full Answer )

How do you remove dirt from bottom of above ground pool?

Use a hand pool vacuum on it If you find that it is blocking the filter too quickly as you are doing this vacuum to waste rather then taking it through the filter. If you don't have a vacc to waste facility just let the vacc hose hang outside the pool and siphon onto the ground.

How do you remove sand from a concrete in ground pool?

usually a pool will have a vacuum that just goes around the pool and cleans it for trash and other things that have fallen in it. if it's just a small amount then just don't worry about it. but if it's like a truck load, you might have to pump all the water out and grab a shovel.

Above ground swimming pool removal contractors?

If you are just looking to remove a pool that you don't want and which is still functional, you may try advertising it in Craig's list or Freecycle. You can say that they can have it for free if they remove the item. You may have to stipulate what they can and cannot remove. However, in most cases t ( Full Answer )

In ground pool vs above ground pool?

Above ground pools are not as deep and less expensive. Also, If at any given time you don't want or need the pool any more, simply tear it down. That can't be said so easily about the inground pool. Around this area, an inground pool is not a selling feature for a home and doesn't add monetary value ( Full Answer )

What do you put under a small above ground pool to level it?

I just put up an above ground pool and we used sand to level the ground. To level the sand, we used one of those string levelers and tied it to stakes on each side of the pool area to make sure it was all level.

Pool filter brown above ground pool?

I do think that you need to change the Filter. It not suppose to be brown. You can buy them at any pool store in your area or retail store that sells pools.

Ground preparation for above ground pool?

I always cleaned off the ground. Then I covered the area with sand. People will walk across the bottom of the pool in bare feet. You want it to be comfortable for them and you do not want the bottom of the pool to rip.

Can a pool pump for above ground work for a in ground pool? In simplest terms, an above ground pool pump is a flooded suction pump, which means the water level must be higher than the pump for it to operate, and an inground pump has the ability to draw water up from a level lower than the pump. The engineering and structure of these two diff ( Full Answer )

Why does the ground have to be level for above ground pools?

So that the water doesn't drain out of the pool and so the pool doesn't fall over. I agree with the answer above but I have a more detailed answer. In a round above ground pool the water puts even pressure on the pool walls, and if the ground is not level one side will get more pressure. The imbala ( Full Answer )

How can you replace or repair plastic steps for an in ground pool?

Replacing vinyl liner pool steps is costly and unnecessary. These steps are fiberglass and can last 60 or more years, if cared for properly. But you must replace the white coating, swimming pool gel coat, once every 20 years. Even after the 20 years, the steps can still be repaired or refinished b ( Full Answer )

Can an in ground pool liner be used in an above ground pool?

no because then it will float. Correct Answer I have over 30 years experience in the pool industry. I have no idea what the previous answer is trying to say. The fact is, the liner is the same material but they are made to fit a specific size and type of pool. Above ground pools use liners that ( Full Answer )

How do you repair liner without draining for above ground pool?

You simply use a pool liner patch kit and repair the hole, even if underwater. I recommend a Boxer Brand with #100 glue, that works the best. Most pool stores carry Boxer brand repair kit. Once you locate the hole, make sure the liner is clean, cut a round patch, apply glue to the patch, book t ( Full Answer )

Do you have to drain the the above ground pool to repair it?

You can syphon off the vast majority , especially if you have somedownhill away from the pool. Just get a garden hose started byfilling the hose , then drop the drain end downhill at the sametime you drop the other end in the pool , the water will continueto syphon as long as the drain end is lower ( Full Answer )