How far should an above-ground pool be from the house?
10 feet National and Local Requirements There is a national standard that requires that all swimming pools must be at least 10 feet away from the house walls. As mentioned, this will protect electrical wiring from leaks, floods, and splashes.
Where should I put my above-ground pool?
Above ground pools go best directly behind the house and close to it for convenience. Near a kitchen window for a birds eye view. Not under power lines, or near septic system.
Can you put an above-ground pool anywhere?
Install it In Your Backyard Your backyard is a private and safe place for a pool. Its usually fenced in and people will have their grills and lawn furniture there. Kids play in backyards with family pets. Local building codes will allow for your pool to be built in your backyard.
Do you take down an above-ground pool in the winter?
Pools very rarely need to be drained completely. If you have a vinyl-lined above-ground pool, leaving it full for the winter will protect the vinyl liner from shrinkage and other damage. Since these pools are above ground level, keeping them full ensures that the wind will not damage the walls, liner, or frame.
While not every backyard had enough space for a large swimming pool, there are a lot of smaller 12-foot options available. You may not be able to swim laps or play long games of Marco Polo. But, a 12-foot above-ground pool definitely gives you enough space to splash in the water and soak up the sun.
Do I need a fence around an above-ground pool?
Many municipalities do require a pool fence even for above-ground pools. In most cases, you must have a fence of at least four feet tall. As long as the body of water (either in-ground or above ground) is at least 18 inches deep, you do need to install a fence.
Is getting an above ground pool worth it?
An above-ground pool is, by far, the least-expensive option for a pool. Kids love them, and built-in fencing and locking gate options make them safe as long as an adult monitors them. The main disadvantage of an above-ground pool is that it generally adds no value to your home.
Should I cover my above ground pool when it rains?
When preparing your pool for a storm, leave it uncovered. Installing any kind of cover across the pool will not do much to protect against dust and contaminants because storms often bring strong winds and heavy rain that can cause the cover to lift off your pool.
What is the most popular above ground pool size?
15 feet by 30 feet Size up your pool. The most popular oval pools are 15 feet by 30 feet. The depth of your pool depends on the wall height. Aboveground pools come in three basic wall heights: 48 inches, 52 inches (most popular) and 54 inches.
How often should you drain your above ground pool?
every 3-5 years Even with proper and regular pool maintenance, its often necessary to drain your pool — completely or partially — every 3-5 years.