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There is no more difficulty involved in changing your overlap liner to a beaded liner, then there is in just replacing your overlap liner. The initial requirement of taking off the top rails or top seats, to take your old liner out is still needed. the difference would be, when placing your new beaded liner in your pool, depends on whitch bead you have. There are 2 kinds of beaded liners, a "U" bead that requires you have a track that rims the top of your poll wall so it can be hooked into that track and a "J" bead that simply hangs on the top of your pool wall. There is a liner that is called a uni-bead that has both of these beads on the one liner and you can choose which one to be used. The process of changing out from a overlap to a beaded is no more work then changing out the overlap to a new overlap. One "pro" for the "U" bead liner is that there is a chance, that when you have to change that liner out in the future you might not have to take the top rails off. If there is enough space for your fingers to get in where the bead track is then you can snap it into the track with less work of removing the top part of the pool. The beaded liners also do not require any coping along the top of the liner.

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Can you replace a pool liner without taking the top rail off?

Only if the A/G pool has a beaded liner. If it is an overlap liner, there's no way around it.


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How do you install an above ground swimming pool liner?

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