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AnswerI had one and it will last for many years if you keep it clean and covered when your not using it mine lasted 4 years. Correct PH and alkalinity is importantI have been told by pool shop owners that keeping PH and alkalinity at the proper value will help get the longest life from the liner. Adjust alkalinity to 80 to 120 ppm first. Then adjust PH to 7.2 to 7.4. Check weekly. It is especially important that these values are correct prior to pool closing. AnswerAbove ground pool liners will last 6-10 years in most cases.
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Q: How long should a vinyl liner last on an above-ground pool?
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How to to redo my inground pool with something that will last longer than vinyl lining?

what you can do in this situation depends on what is under the vinyl liner now.

Should you drain an above ground pool to clean it?

You should never completely drain an above ground pool. The chemicals in the vinyl liner that allow it to stretch when originally installed do not last. If you drain the water, the liner will shrink and when you refill the pool there is a good chance that instead of stretching back the liner will rip instead. NEVER drain your pool.

How many years should an inground pool liner last?

The reality is that the average inground pool liner will last 8-12 years.

How often change vinyl pool liner?

I liner can last from 3-10 years or more. The lifespan is 7 years on average. The variation is due to wear and tear, chlorine levels, sun exposure, abrasion and other activities that wear down the liner.

Will vinyl lettering last long on your truck?

Yes, modern vinyl lettering is very durable and should last at least 5-6 years.

How long does a vinyl liner last before it needs to be replaced?

We have a vinyl liner and the warranty is 20 years, that is only for the seams. We've been told by a number of people you can expect to get 8-10 years out of a liner. If you are absolutely fastidious about the care, chemical level, and cleaning, you may get a little longer. 16 years is the most I've ever heard of and that was a salt pool that belonged to a pool pro.

What is the life span of vinyl flooring?

a good quality vinyl well looked after should last over 20+ years

How long does a vinyl pool last?

a standard pool liner typically lasts between 5 to 7 years assuming there is no aggresive chemical or temperature abuse.

Is a concrete pool or vinyl pool better to install in New Jersey?

Both are fine. Due to the short season a vinyl liner pool will hold up for many years. The problem with a viyl liner pool is you have to stick to certain set sizes and designs. Small leaks can be patched, or eventually replaced with a new liner. A concrete or gunite pool will last for 25 - 30+ years. They can be constructed in custom designs.

When was the last vinyl record made?

vinyl records are still made to this day.

How long should a pool liner last?

Average of 5 years, although I have seen some as old as 10.

Is it possible to have a fiberglass or vinyl liner installed over a concrete swimming pool?

Yes but its not recommended. You would have to replace the liner very soon. I have a customer who spent almost 60 grand on a pool were the liner was placed over concrete and now 4 years later she is spending almost 6 grand to replace the liner and redo the pool with vermiculite. Best bet is to refinish the pool with either gunite or vermiculite pool crete and then put in the liner. A liner can last ten to fifteen years before having to be replaced and then when it is replaced, it looks like a brand new pool.

Can you convert a inground pool with concrete bottom and polymer sides into a liner pooll?

I'm going to presume that it already had a liner in it once before.. there are only a few systems like you are describing. One is a stainless steel wall and concrete bottom (.claytonlambert), and the other is a (onlyevolution) composite (not polymer though) wall system that is painted with a painted concrete bottom. I think there is a company called Swimcrete as well.. but, either way, if you wanted to drop in a liner, you'd need to have some sort of coping or beadtrac around the top. If you could post a picture it would be helpful! The answer is "absolutely not"! The liner folks will be happy to sell you a liner, but it will not last 2 years. A hybrid pool lacks the required 'concrete receptor coping' installed in all vinyl liner pool installations. The required concrete receptor coping is extremely strong and contains what is known as a 'bead receptor'. All vinyl liners are manufactured with a 'bead' around the top of the liner. Obviously, at installation the bead is inserted into the bead receptor enabling the liner to support well over a hundred thousand (100,000) pounds of water. Even a small vinyl liner pool, 16x32, holds about 125,000 pounds of water. The vinyl liner salesmen, those without ethics, will nail a track into the top of the polymer wall, then screw the liner into the track. In other words, the 20mil liner with screw holes is expected to hold at least 125,000 pounds. As soon as the ground settles, even a little bit, the liner tears and you're out thousands of dollars. Better is resurface the walls with swimming pool gelcoat.

How long do vinyl last before they began cracking?

Depending on the conditions, but vinyl usually will only last around 7-10 years before cracking

Why would a gunite pool have a vinyl liner?

A very limited few were intentionally built that way. Usually in very low lying areas where cement/vermiculite allowed too much water to come through, making it impossible to "seat" the liner. However, this scenario does apply more to concrete than gunite. Gunite pools have a very short life (less than 20 years) of troublefree enjoyment, then the cracks, leaks, stains, and algae take over. Pool owners try either paint, epoxy, or new plaster. None of these solutions last more than three to four years, then they are forced to start over seeking a solution. Then, along comes a liner salesman with, what sounds like, THE answer. They will nail a "bead receptor" around the top of the pool, then install a beautiful, long lasting vinyl liner into the pool, with a 10 year warranty (pro-rated by the way). These pro-rated warranties are a bad joke, as every vinyl liner pool owner already knows. Nevertheless, after the last debaucle with two-part epoxy, plaster (marcite), or paint, this sounds like the obvious answer. Unfortunately, it is the worst answer of all! It won't even last three years. The bead receptor must be a part of the concrete deck around the pool, it can not be, under any condition, added later. That is why a gunite pool could have a vinyl liner.

How much does an in-ground swimming pool cost to build?

That last answer was not very helpful. Installing an aboveground pool can cost $1,500-$5,000; for in-ground $7,000-$16,000 for a vinyl-lined model, $15,000-$25,000 for a fiberglass shell and $17,000-$45,000 for concrete or gunite. However, custom designs can run prices much higher. source:

Do you really need a liner if you have an inground pool and it will be VERY expensive to replace or can you just leave it torn for a year or two?

If your pool was deisigned to have a liner then yes, you have to have a liner. These would be steel walled, aluminum walled ect type pools. a new liner can be installed with help of one to two people for around $1000.00 dollars for average sized pool say 12x36 foot. With care a liner should last about 7-10 years.

How long does an inground pool liner last?

An in-ground pool liner usually comes with a 10 year limited warranty. They have been known to last more then 25 Years. Remember though that there are conditions such as water chemistry and other variables that can lengthen or shorten the length of a liner.

Where on a body does eye liner go?

eye liner is suppose to be applied to your eyes. it can be placed on the top last line or on the bottom lash line.

Will wrinkles in a liner in the bottom of the pool affect how long it will last?

A few small wrinkles in a liner is very common. I install liners for a living, and it's pretty hard to get a liner in without a wrinkle or two. It's not going to effect how long the liner will last. If it is a big wrinkle (1" tall or more), you need to be careful that you don't tear it with the vacuum head.

What is the life expectancy of vinyl blinds?

They can last up to 20 years.

What paint to use on vinyl floor?

The vinyl itself is the finish. I've never heard of anyone painting a vinyl floor. The paint just would not last and would look like garbage in no time at all. Easier to lay more vinyl or lino on top .

How is a vinyl replacement window a better alternative than other materials?

Vinyl windows last longer and sound better when being raised or lowered.

Is it possible to replace a vinyl pool liner with some type of spray-on coating that will last longer than the vinyl liner?

I've been wondering this very same thing. I have a 10 year old vinyl liner pool that has torn and faded. The pool company that installed it wants $2800 to replace it but the same thing will eventually happen again.I considered shooting spray-crete on the panels and bottom but this stuff has to be over an inch and a half to be effective and needs a wire mesh reenforcement for strength.I've noticed these spray on bed liners for trucks and wonder if this spray liner would hold up to an application over the plastic panels that support the sides of the liner pool, and would it hold up over the lightweight concrete bottom in the pool.If anyone has had experience with this quandary, please let me know.[Yes, this is possible, and has been done, visit for more information. there are also pictures.]AnswerIf you are tired of replacing your vinyl liners, you might want to check out fiberglass as an option. A new fiberglass surface can be applied to your pool, and you will get a much longer life out of it. The experts at Advanced Pool Coatings have been doing this for over 30 years. You can read more at:

How long does the average vinyl flooring last?

Vinyl flooring has a life span of approximately 15 years. This is a much shorter life span than linoleum, which can last as long as 40 years with proper care.