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Thread: plastic stakes holding bottom rail in place

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    May 2015
    Gulfport, MS

    plastic stakes holding bottom rail in place

    I am about to backfill my semi in ground pool. Am I supposed to remove those little landscaping stakes that hold the bottom rail in place? Our just leave them so the bottom rail can't move?

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    Feb 2014
    Central Minnesota

    Re: plastic stakes holding bottom rail in place

    I'm no expert but it wouldn't hurt to leave them in, unless you feel they would be in a position to damage the liner if the soil around them were to shift.
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    SW PA

    Re: plastic stakes holding bottom rail in place

    If your pool is full of water, you can remove the stakes. The pool isn't going to go anywhere.
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