All you have to do with an above ground pool is make a level spot on the ground. It needs to be level, and level. Get the dirt close, then put down sand, and rake the sand by hand, and make sure it is, uh, level.
Ours was on that much of a slope and we had to backfill it to just above ground level all around to prevent the sand from washing out underneath. I would think you would want to do the same. Do yourselves a favor and pay to have the contractors backfill for you.
When you backfill your pool using our methods described above, you can quickly schedule the concrete truck to make another visit and have your pool deck poured, without having to wait for the surrounding ground to settle.
57 stone is used to backfill the side walls of the pool during installation. The size of this stone is about half an inch in size, which works well locking together for greater compaction when it is dropped into the overdig area around the pool.
re: above ground pool backfill As Tim23 mentioned in his post, as far as doing the poly around the perimeter under the sand and rails . Does the sand tamp down on the poly firm enough.
Hey everyone, this is a pool backfill I did sometime ago. Just now getting around to uploading the footage I have. We still aren't out of the woods as far as this California drought is concerned.
The Purpose of Backfill. Because they are, by definition, above the ground, many homeowners do not think about the need to backfill around above-ground pools.
I have used above ground systems and in ground, there is no comparison. As far as the backfill goes, use anything but rock, or sand for that matter. You want to backfill with something that will pack solid.
1 Backfill an Above Ground Pool; yard and cashed in favors from at least five friends to help you put up the pool. Now, in addition to a refreshing oasis in your yard, you also have a mud pit
An above-ground swimming pool sometimes can be an eyesore. However, with attractive landscaping around your pool -- such as mulch and shrubs -- your above-ground pool can enhance your landscape, not hinder it.
An above ground pool's wall is the barrier that stops people from falling in and it must be or at least used to be at least 48" high - this is one of the reasons why I chose a round pool. An oval pool with butresses would require a fence on the pool itself.
Jun 23, 2015: About backfilling around above ground pool by: Luiza Hello We just got our 12x24 above ground pool installed and we are too having trouble deciding what to do with the hole around the back end and right side of the pool.
If the pool is partially or fully in the ground make a sand cement mix of 10 to 1 and back fill with it leaving a couple of inches for soil to grow grass on.
Sinking an Above Ground Pool 101. After the pool is built and full of water, youll want to backfill some dirt around the pool. Remember the hole was bigger than the pool? Leaving some earth close to the hole will make backfilling much easier. The biggest one is that an above ground pool pump cannot draw water up. This means that the
I would backfill the dirt around the pool where it has been dug out. You want to do this only after the pool is full of water so you do not cave in the sides. If you have reasons for not wanting the dirt next to the pool a retaining wall is fine.
I have a 54inch above ground pool that had to be dug 23 inches on one side to level the floor of the pool. I am very ignorant of what to do with the almost two foot abyss that I have next to the pool.
Above-ground pools installed in a space cut out of a slope can have a small amount of backfill around them, however, to prevent soil erosion. credit: Pixland/Pixland/Getty Images Careful backfilling will not damage your pool.
Above Ground Pool and Backfill / Deck Questions? We just put in an AG Pool - 24 Round and we dug back into the ground. We now have a two foot trench around the pool on the back side and three foot of dirt wall behind it.
Re: Backfilling an Above Ground Pool we used to have an AG buried half way in the ground. I used a 2" drainage pipe around the bottom edge to eliminate excess water from collecting around the bottom of pool when it was backfilled.