It is natural to have a lot of questions before installing a swimming pool. Above ground pools come with their own set of requirements and complications that may overwhelm a potential pool owner. You may have some of the following questions if you are planning to install an above ground pool in your yard.
Do I Need to Have My Above Ground Pool Installed By a Professional?
Pool installation is best handled by experts. While above ground pools are designed to have an easier installation than inground pools, a professional installation crew can make sure your pool is installed correctly. However, we recommend booking your installation early if you want to build during the busy spring and summer seasons.
How Do I Decide What Size My Above Ground Pool Should Be?
There are a few steps you can take when determining the size of above ground pools:
- First, measure your entire yard and then sketch this on a piece of paper to scale.
- Next, take any permanent features in the yard and sketch those in to see what space is left.
- Create cut-outs to represent different pool sizes and place those cut-outs on your sketch.
- Remember to factor in decking, landscaping, and other features when looking at how your pool fits into your backyard.
- Install the filtration system less than 18 feet away from the pool, near a power outlet. The shorter the distance between pump and power outlet, the easier your pool will be to install.
How Do I Get the Most Out of My Pool Liner?
There are a few ways you can be careful with your above ground pool liner. First, be careful with the chemicals you use and make sure they are for vinyl liners and that they dissolve before they touch the bottom of the pool. Then, be careful with hand vacuums and avoid scraping them against the edge of the pool. You should also limit the use of automatic cleaners, only running them when the pool needs cleaning.
What Additional Components Do Above Ground Pools Need?
Above ground pools also require equipment like pumps and skimmers. There are also pool cleaners, accessories, and chemicals you can use to keep your pool in good condition. A professional and trustworthy pool installation company will have the appropriate recommendations for your new pool.
How Long Do Above Ground Pools Last?
Depending on the quality of the pool and its maintenance, above ground pools can typically last from five to 15 years!
Admiral Pools is Your Complete Swimming Pool Resource
Admiral Pools LLC is a multi-faceted company involved in the construction and renovation of all types of in-ground swimming pools, serving Baltimore, Harford, and Cecil Counties of Maryland and Southern Pennsylvania. Admiral Pools does the vast majority of our work with in-house personnel, and we pride ourselves on being a turnkey operation that provides retaining walls, hardscaping, fencing, and outdoor lighting. Customers can visit our retail location and showroom in Abingdon, MD, to purchase pool chemicals, as well as above-ground pools, spas, parts, maintenance equipment, pool games, and toys. Admiral Pools of Maryland is dedicated to providing our customers with the highest quality swimming pools, the best service, and a complete selection of parts and chemicals the retail industry has to offer. Contact Admiral Pool’s representative through our website today to receive your free quote, or call us at 1-866-297-POOL (7665). Follow us on Facebook, Instagram, LinkedIn, Twitter, and Pinterest for all of the latest updates and news in the recreational water industry.