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Q: How many inches below skimmer should water level be when winterizing above ground pool?
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How low should you drain your above ground pool?

6 inches below skimmer.

How hard is it to replace a skimmer in an above ground pool?

If you can get the right skimmer you should not have too much of a problem However if you cant get a replacement you may be able to get out of it by getting a floating pool skimmer with inline leaf basket.

What direction should you point the jet in above ground pool with the skimmer on the side of the pool?

i think its up

How do you remove fine sediment from in ground pool?

Hook your vacuum up to your skimmer and open the valve all the way to the skimmer.. that should give you enough suction. Then, get in the pool and get to work!

What will happen if an above ground pool overflows due to rain?

The water will spill out through the skimmer, unless the skimmer it is blocked. Otherwise, it will spill over the top. It should not hurt the pool.

When driving a forklift the forks should be how many inches off the ground?

4 inches

How far up the tile should the pool water level be?

Regardless of the position of any tiles on the pool wall The water level should be about 3 or 4 inches / 75-100mm above the top of the skimmer vein before the skimmer basket or at such a level that it does not suck air through the skimmer. of you have a suction side floating pool skimmer you can let it get as high as you like and as long as it is sealed properly as low as you like.

When storing boxes of food it should always be how many inches above the ground?

Six inches

What do you do when a child poops in an above ground pool?

GET OUT! just teasing but you should scoop it out before it gets into the skimmer or vacuum hose and shock heavily with chlorine.

How thick should you pour a concrete pad around an in ground pool?

4 inches to 6 inches

How much water should you drain from an above ground pool for winter?

Just enough so that the skimmer is above the water and the pipes to the filter and filter can be drained.

Should the skimmer be on at all times?

No it does not have to be on at all times.

How high should you hang a bathroom medicine cabinet?

75 inches from the ground

Howmuch water left above ground pool for the winter?

Once all your lines are purged, a foot below the skimmer should be fine. Don't forget the cover.

To put in a new skimmer does the pool have to be empty of water?

No you just have to get the water level below the skimmer after that you should have no trouble making repairs.

How full should an inground pool be?

An in-ground pool should be just at the level of the center of the skimmer openings. If higher than the center of the skimmers, the skimmers will not function propely and the pools surface will collect debris.

How high above skimmer opening should pool water be?

Water level should be 2-3 inches above skimmer lip or edge. Usually about 3" 75mm or at least 1/2 way up the mouth of the skimmer. however this depends on the strength of suction from the pump. so long as there is no air being sucked into the system is the first rule to keep in mind. the second is the faster the water is moving as it goes into the skimmer the better. If you have a floating suction-side skimmer about 3/16 to 1/2" or 10 to 15 mm or more depending on pump strength.

How high should trailer hitch be above ground when towing?

The top of the trailer hitch ball should be aprox 18 to 20 inches off the ground.

Expedient latrines should be closed when?

contents are within 12 inches of the ground surface

When should corn be transplanted into the ground?

when it starts to sprout out of the pot. About when its 3 inches tall

How high should you hang curtains?

At least 3 to 4 inches off the ground.

How tall is it from the ground to bullseye on darts?

The bullseye should be 5ft 8 or 68 inches from the floor.

How much of the center section body stakes should be above the ground?

8 to 10 inches

While operating a forklift how high should the forks be?

6-12 inches above ground

Dart board height from floor?

The bullseye should be about 5 feet 8 inches from the ground. The throwing distance is also about 9 feet 9 inches.