Can you install an above ground pool yourself?

If your space is level or can be made level with just a little excavating, you can easily put the pool up yourself. Otherwise, you will probably need a professional. Purchase one of our kits. We sell above ground pool kits for customers to install themselves.

What do I put on the bottom of my above ground pool?

Here’s a list of the most popular materials to put underneath an above ground pool, whether it’s on grass, pavers, gravel or concrete.

  • Interlocking Foam Tiles.
  • Carpet.
  • Intex Ground Cloth.
  • Flooring underlayment.
  • Carpet padding.
  • Sand.

What do I need to know about installing an above ground pool?

As we said before, you can install an above ground pool on your own, but the assistance of a professional is highly recommended.

  • Step 1: Clearing the Designated Area.
  • Step 2: Leveling the Site.
  • Step 3: Think About Drainage.
  • Step 4: Frame the Foundation.
  • Step 5: Install the Pool Base Support Material.

What chemicals do you need to start up an above ground pool?

Chemicals Checklist: Everything You Need to Open Your Pool

  • A good test kit or test strips for checking your pool’s pH, calcium hardness, total alkalinity, and chlorine levels.
  • Chlorine granules or tablets.
  • Shock treatment.
  • Increaser/decreaser chemicals for alkalinity, calcium, and pH.
  • Algaecide.
  • Stain treatment.

How do I start my above ground pool for the first time?

  1. Step 1 – Clear off the water, debris and anything else from the pool cover.
  2. Step 2 – Remove the pool cover.
  3. Step 3 – Pull the winter plugs and accessories out.
  4. Step 4 – Top up the water in your pool.
  5. Step 5 – Reinstall the pool ladder.
  6. Step 6 – Prepare the pool filtration system.
  7. Step 7 – Power your filtration system up.

How long does above ground pool installation take?

about 4-6 hours
The Installation Process The installation of an above ground pool can generally be completed by an experienced pool installation crew in about 4-6 hours.

How many bags of sand do I need for a 15 foot pool?

How Much Sand Will I Need For Pool Installation?

Amount for Sand Base with SAND COVE Amount for Sand Base with FOAM COVE
12′ Round 1.00 0.75
15′ Round 1.50 1.00
18′ Round 2.00 1.50
21′ Round 2.50 2.00

Will a 52 pool liner fit a 54 pool?

A properly stretched 52″ overlap liner should easily fit a 54″ pool. It should be installed in direct sun and be tucked under the rail at the correct time with regard to water level.

What is the average cost to have an above ground pool installed?

An above-ground pool, professionally installed, typically costs between $1,698 to $5,969, with most homeowners paying $2,693. Homeowners across the U.S. typically pay between $1,698 to $5,969 for a professionally installed above-ground pool, with most homeowners paying $2,693.

How long does it take to install an above ground pool?

The installation of an above ground pool can generally be completed by an experienced pool installation crew in about 4-6 hours.