diagram for skimmer for above ground pool
Generally, the skimmer area of the pool can be sleeved with PVC if there is a leak
Add thru the skimmer box
you wear it
with a skimmer! . . . . . or fill your pool with acid.
Google Aladdin pool equipment ( Lilly Pad skimmer)
turn the pool pump off,take off the cover of the pool skimmer box, The pool water level must be above the area where the skimmer box meets the pool wall. If it is not, add water to the pool until it is at least 1 inch above this seam.
As skimmer boxes in in ground pools are built in this is usually a very difficult and possibly expensive operation and may well require the attention of a pool builder or repairer. However if the cost proves to be prohibitive you can replace the skimmer box with a suction side floating pool skimmer. these plug into the suction via a pool hose and take the place of the skimmer box they can be left on a short hose or a long one and be positioned or left to float freely in the pool. they are in fact a far better skimmer then the existing static skimmer box.
Adding algae control to the pool skimmer helps to disperse the chemical and coats the filter media.
The skimmer is the healthiest method for removing water from a pool for filtration at all times
Could be the water level of the pool is too low. Top up with the hose into the skimmer basket.