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    20' X 48" Pool just under 4" off level.

    Hey guys I'm new to all this and we just purchased and set up our first pool. It's a 20' X 48" Pool. We thought it was level until the water started filling. It's JUST under 4 " off level. Is this something I should be worried about? I have seen 2-4" is ok on some sites, and no more than 3" on others. Thanks!

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    Re: 20' X 48" Pool just under 4" off level.

    Within 1" of level is the gold standard. Being 4" off now with just being filled could get even worse. Start over, dig down instead of building up, get it level, be safe, enjoy.
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    Re: 20' X 48" Pool just under 4" off level.

    Take a look at the photos (and the decision of the pool owner) in this thread

    Drain and re-level AFTER successful SLAM. So Painful!!
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    Re: 20' X 48" Pool just under 4" off level.

    Sorry to to be the bearer of bad news but IMO that pool is not safe and needs to be corrected.

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    Re: 20' X 48" Pool just under 4" off level.

    Oh, that's so frustrating. Water never lies.
    Yes, you will need to drain and re-level or the pool will fail with disastrous results. There are tons of posts in this forum on how to level.
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    Re: 20' X 48" Pool just under 4" off level.

    Thanks guys! Guess I have my Sunday cut out for me...

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    Re: 20' X 48" Pool just under 4" off level.

    Quote Originally Posted by Justin.otis56 View Post
    Thanks guys! Guess I have my Sunday cut out for me...
    How did it go? Did you get it level and set back up?
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