AuthorsDen.com   Join (Free!) | Login  

     Popular! Books, Stories, Articles, Poetry
   Services MarketPlace (Free to post!)
Where Authors and Readers come together!

SIGNED BOOKS    AUTHORS    eBOOKS new!     BOOKS    STORIES    ARTICLES    POETRY    BLOGS    NEWS    EVENTS    VIDEOS    GOLD    SUCCESS    TESTIMONIALS

Featured Authors:  Harry and Elizabeth Lawrence, iRandy Richardson, iDavid Snowdon, iWendy Laing, iRichard Mason, iDr. Stanley Crawford, iM. Andrew Sprong, i

  Home > Action/Thriller > Articles Popular: Books, Stories, Articles, Poetry     

Dan A Carter

· Become a Fan
· Contact me
· Books
· Articles
· 4 Titles
· Save to My Library
· Share with Friends!
·
Member Since: Mar, 2011

Dan A Carter, click here to update your pages on AuthorsDen.




Featured Book
Decoding the Language of God
by George Cunningham

Refutes the evidence and arguments used by Francis Collins and others to reconcile Christianity with modern science and phlosophy. Gives metaphysical proofs of atheism...  
BookAds by Silver
Gold and Platinum Members


Featured Book
Scent of a Mystery...A Citrus Beach Mystery
by Victoria Williams

Hurricanes, Mystery Men, Smuggling and Kidnapping; Megan and Barney face it all in book 2 of this cozy mystery series...  
BookAds by Silver
Gold and Platinum Members





   Recent articles by
Dan A Carter

How Often Should I Run My Pump & Filter?
ABC's of Pool Safety
           >> View all

How to Install an In Ground Pool Liner
By Dan A Carter   
Rated "G" by the Author.
Last edited: Tuesday, March 01, 2011
Posted: Tuesday, March 01, 2011

Share    Print   Save    Become a Fan


A brief discussion on how to install a pool liner.

INSTRUCTIONS ON INSTALLING A REPLACEMENT POOL LINER

Swimming pool liners are a functional part of the complete swimming pool. Swimming pool liners might need to be replaced for various reasons, but the replacement of a liner is fairly simple. Replacing your swimming pool liner helps to refresh the look and feel of your pool. 

    INSTALLING A SWIMMING POOL LINER

  1. Over time above ground pool liners need to be replaced. People often upgrade or buy liners because of rips and tears in the old swimming pool liner. Replacing a swimming pool liner is a simple task but you will need another person to assist you in the project.

    Make sure to complete the replacement on a warm and sunny day, which will make it easier to handle the pool liner. Most in ground pool liners are made of vinyl and are more flexible when the weather is warm.

    Before removing the old pool liner you will need to empty all the water from the pool and use a wet vac to get the last bit of water up from the pool liner.

    Lay out the replacement liner on a clean surface. Remove the stabilizer rails along the top of the swimming pool and set aside so that you can spray them off and wipe down with a clean cloth. 

    Remove the metal band that lines the perimeter of the pool along with the plastic clips. This will allow you to remove the old pool liner.

    Once the old pool liner is lifted out, make sure to rake the sand smooth and remove any debris.

    Take the replacement pool liner and gently stretch out over the pool and follow the arrows and seams. The center seam should be in the center of the pool. 

    Place the replacement pool liner in the pool and gently smooth out any wrinkles and smooth the sides with your hands. Replace the metal band and plastic clips. Replace the stabilizer rails and fill the pool with water.

TYPES OF ABOVE-GROUND POOL LINERS


    OVERLAP LINERS

  1. These liners go up and over the top edges of the pool and then hang over the side.
  2. BEADED LINERS

  3. Beaded liners go up the side of the pool and then snap on a track with the help of welts or beads that run along the whole edge.
  4. UNIBEAD LINERS

  5. These liners can either hang over the over the pool side like an overlap liner or they can be attached like the beaded liner.
  6. EXPANDABLE LINERS

  7. Expandable liners are tall liners that accommodate for the extra vinyl that is needed for the deeper end or middle  swimming areas.

HOW LONG DO POOL LINERS LAST?

Vinyl pool liners tend to last 8 years on average with a high rate of variation. In other words some pool liners last 3 years and some last 15 years. It all depends on good and bad maintenance, use and abuse, and good and bad luck. As a result, it is important to be a good maintainer of your swimming pool as well as it is to keep an eye out for potential abuse to your liners while or while not swimming in your pool.



Want to review or comment on this article?
Click here to login!


Need a FREE Reader Membership?
Click here for your Membership!





Night Corridor by Joan Hovey

Night Corridor Caroline Hill has recently been released from a mental institution. As she struggles to survive on the outside, her fragile emotional health is further th..  
Featured BookAds by Silver
Gold and Platinum Members


December Seven, The Second Day of Infamy by Theodore Soderberg

From Homer Alaska’s Kachemak Bay, the Straits of Malacca, to Bangkok haunts, a terror plot has been conceived against the West by an unlikely group of pirates, Islamic Jihadists, b..  
Featured BookAds by Silver
Gold and Platinum Members

Authors alphabetically: A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z

Featured Authors | New to AuthorsDen? | Add AuthorsDen to your Site
Share AD with your friends | Need Help? | About us


Problem with this page?   Report it to AuthorsDen
© AuthorsDen, Inc. All rights reserved.