Above Ground Swimming Pool DisposalIf an above ground swimming pool fails, you’ll have a super big mess on your hands. The great thing about above ground swimming pools is they are designed to be collapsible for reuse. Of course, with such convenience comes a serious downside. Every time the structure is dismantled, there’s potential for damage. Some homeowners can’t even take their above ground swimming pools apart because they are surrounded by decks.
There are several reasons for taking an above ground pool down, but regardless of why you are doing it, the concern is how to do it. When you take the pool apart, it is important to do it in the proper order so that nothing, including yourself is at risk. If you have the original boxes that all of the parts came in, it is a big help in the dismantling process, but by no means is it essential. —Hunker.comHowever, it’s important to know the condition of your above ground pool for the sake of safety, at the very least. Furthermore, you should also continually monitor the amenity to know when it’s time to take it down.
Siesta Key Above Ground Failure Signs to HeedWhile there are several reasons to take down an above ground pool, only a few are unavoidable. Here are the top above ground pool failure signs you need to know about:
- Liner discoloration. A discolored liner can mean many things. Among them are mold and mildew, as well as an off pH balance. But, you don’t know unless you test the water and/or look directly at the liner itself. Material corrosion is another reason for liner discoloration.
- Torn or separating liner. A torn or separating liner is a strong indication there’s something seriously awry. This can be due to a shift in the walls or the entire pool settling further into the ground.
- Material corrosion. Eventually, the construction materials of an above ground pool will show signs of decay, it’s only a matter of time. When you see corrosion and/or rust, it means it’s nearing the end of its life.
- Buckling walls. Walls buckling or leaning in or out are bad signs. It means the whole structure is somehow compromised and it likewise means, it’s time to dismantle it for good.