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Removing a Swimming Pool The pool removal link talks about 3 ways to remove a swimming pool and gives you a cost breakdown so you can estimate how much it'll cost to remove your pool

I'm facing this problem now, with the city authorities after me to take care of it (with less than 28 days notice!) The pool, an inground gunite kidney-shaped beauty heaved out of the ground shortly after we bought the house. It seems it will need a drainage pipe and/or (??) get broken down the bottom, get filled with dirt and the upended side either broken up (more money) or, which I like, turned into a stone fence. Inside will be a garden area. Good luck. Just be sure to break it up at the bottom. I heard of one guy who didn't do this and he had a swamp in his backyard for two years before going back at it again.

Check with your local government to see if you need a permit and inspection when you do this.
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Will it be possible to remove dirt from a concrete pool and be able to repair it for swimming?

Answer excavating pool . \nI bought my house about 8 months ago and am currently in the process of digging it out. I will be successfull in restoring this pool no matter what. I have found quite a few things out to watch for during this process. I am aware that most of the patio and coping cement ( Full Answer )

How do you remove stains from a swimming pool?

Visit to discover how to rid your pool of pool stains and the prevention of them coming back! Pool Staining I am not an endorser of products until I have tried them and see for myself that they work. So I will guarantee you that this recommendation will work for you. First go to ( Full Answer )

Do they make a tool to remove stuck inground swimming pool ladders?

Option # 1...Use a 4x4 piece of lumber and a hydraulic jack, one rail at a time.. Option # 2...Cut the ladder with a sawzall and install plastic slide deck mountswith tapcons. Then slide the ladder into the deck mounts and tighten side bolts.

How do you remove rain overflow from a swimming pool?

If your pool filter is equipped with a multi-port valve, you canuse the waste position to remove excess water. The waterwill come out of your backwash line, but will not go throuh thefilter. If you have a DE filter this will mean that you do not needto add more DE. . If you don't have a multi-por ( Full Answer )

How do you remove the rusted bolts on the top rail of an above groung swimming pool?

\n. \n Answer \n. \n. \nTry to saturate them with a lubricant such as WD-40 or heavy grease. Work them back and forth if at all possible. Try using leverage if you can. If all else fails, you can cut the bolts with a dremmel tool or drill through them with a drill. Be sure to replace the ( Full Answer )

What can Remove rust from water in swimming pool?

To remove rust from the water in a swimming pool, shock the pooluntil the water is clear of everything other than the ruststaining. Then run the filter, backwashing frequently until therust is gone.

What is the best way remove floating insects from the surface of a swimming pool?

You can skim them with screenwire. Most dealers of pool supplies have a pole with a screen on one end made especially for that purpose.. The best way to keep these under control is to install a floating swimming pool skimmer. there are several different types available however the most effective is ( Full Answer )

Should you remove the skimmer basket when you vacuum a swimming pool?

No definitely not The skimmer basket is there to catch gross material like leaves etc you clean it out after and/or during vacuming the pool. There is another basket in front of the pool pump that also needs emptying occasionally. These baskets are there to protect the impeller of the pump.. With ( Full Answer )

How do you remove large amount of solid suds from a swimming pool?

One person suggested:- Try to put salt on the suds... If they are detergent suds try making up a mixture of lightly soapy water. (Soap not detergent) Put it in an atomiser and spray some on the suds, I think the suds will start to self destruct. Detergent and soap don't like each other. Use as ( Full Answer )

Will muriatic acid remove rust from swimming pool?

It can be used to remove rust stains caused by swarf or some metalic object lef laying in the pool. however if the rust is a result of reinforsement having come in cotact with the water No.

How do you remove sun tan lotion from swimming pool water?

the only way i have found to remove sun cream from the side of our pool is detergent this seems to work as good as any thing else i have used. the only way i have found to remove sun cream from the side of our pool is detergent this seems to work as good as any thing else i have used

How do repair grass after removing swimming pool?

Have the soil tested to see what is needed to correct an imbalance in pH/ alkalinity. Correct any problems that is shown on the test. Prep the site as per your local nursery or garden center. Either reseed or install sod or artificial grass.

Is phosphate remover necessary in swimming pools with phosphate levels?

If you have a high phospate level in your pool it tends to make it more prone to algae attack,so if can lower it by all means lower it. The less phosphates the better. Go to and read Dr. Neil Lowry's article on phosphates and you will know more than about them than 90% of pool "prof ( Full Answer )

Swimming pool tile scale removal is best done by?

The experts at Arizona Bead Blasting, the Valleys' #1 choice for pool tile cleaning, are now offering the newest media for pool tile cleaning: pool mineral blasting . Kieserite pool formula (Epson Salt) is specially formulated for cleaning swimming pool tiles. It's a gentle alternative to glass bea ( Full Answer )

How can I remove black staining in a fibreglass swimming pool?

Black stains in a fiberglass pool occur when the gel coat begins to break down and is known as "cobalting". The stains start small (pencil point) and grow rapidly. There is no chemical to remove the effects of cobalt.\n. \nSimultaineously, algae will be able to attach itself to the gel coat, as it ( Full Answer )

How do you remove heavy algae from swimming pool?

Having a swimming pool at home can be an amazing addition and agreat source of fun during the summer. It is important that youkeep the pool well maintained. To remove heavy algae from the poolit is a multiple step process that begins with scrubbing the sidesof the pool. After scrubbing the walls, it ( Full Answer )

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 )

How do you remove sand from swimming pool filter?

Sand can be removed by disassembling the filer and spraying with a hose. Bear in mind, most pool filters require "sand" to run. They have, in the filter compartment, a fine sand like substance called D.E. (Diatomaceous Earth)

Should homeowner association remove a swimming pool?

The board can work through the business case of removing a swimmingpool. As well, the governing documents may dictate an owners' votepercentage be required, since removal of a pool significantlyadjusts the value of amenities in the association.

Why is a swimming pool called a swimming pool?

because its a pool you swim in. As opposed to a wading or play pool that is very shallow and does not permit swimming because of lack of depth. To be a swimming pool it must have sufficient depth to be able to swim in. For most people that requires a minimum depth of 3 feet.

How do you remove rust colored stains from swimming pool steps?

Add stain and scale remover to your water. I will get those kinds of stains too if I don't use the stain and scale when filling the pool, or a couple of times after big big rains. It is caused by metals, usually iron, copper, and manganese in your water. The stain and scale remover will trap those ( Full Answer )

How do you remove little shrimp from swimming pool?

I'm gonna guess that they are mosquito larva, but I may be wrong. Are they little squirmy things? If so, proper cleaning and turning the filter on more often will prevent kill and prevent them.

How do you remove mud from the swimming pool?

To remove mud from a smimming pool is a very delicate process . There are many variables , and it can be a dangerous experience . To prepare yourself , . Purchase a pool-vacuum thing . They're kind of expensive , so it may be a good idea to get a job . (and , if you get a cheap one that requires y ( Full Answer )

What do you get in a swimming pool?

If you are asking what products are included when you purchase a swimming pool, the answer is..."it depends". Our company, Florida Bonded Pools in Jacksonville ( Florida, sells a basic pool package that includes an in-ground concrete swimming pool with an exposed aggregate int ( Full Answer )

Can swimming pools swim?

That is definitely an odd question but, no, I have never seen my friend's swim!

What is swimming pool?

A swimming pool is an artificial area to hold water that enables swimming or other leisure activities. Special care must be taken for maintaining swimming pools include filtration, chlorination, pH level, total alkalinity (TA) and calcium hardness. A swimming pool is primarily built and used for fit ( Full Answer )

How can you remove ammonia in swimming pool water?

Make sure your Ph is at a good level (around 7 - 7.2 ) then chlorinate. This should get rid of ammonia after circulation. If not, you may have to add zeolites to your filter.