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    Jun 2015
    Dallas, Tx

    Unlevel pool

    My first year with an aboveground pool and I installed it myself. I did everything I could to make everything as level as possible but I have one quarter that is dipping.

    My question is: do I have to drain the pool partially or completely to adjust the pads that the legs are sitting on. I have hydraulic jacks that I can take the weight off of long enough to raise the pads.
    12 x 24 x 52" above ground SWG Intex vinyl liner, Intex sand filter pump sf-15110, k-2006 fas-dpd test kit

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    msgtdan's Avatar
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    Jul 2011
    SW MO

    Re: Unlevel pool

    Search here for Intex not level. There are some here that have managed to do it. I'd do at least a partial drain unless you're in a drought area. How far out of level is it? I've seen pics of pretty bad ones that've been up for years. 1" is the recommended Max.

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    Re: Unlevel pool

    Welcome to the forum.

    Is this an Intex style pool as msgtdan is guessing, or is it a hard walled AGP? Your signature is not specific, and you don't mention it in your post.

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    Bartlesville, OK

    Re: Unlevel pool

    If it's only an inch or two off, I'd personally leave it. The first year I put my Intex up it was two inches off on one corner. It was just fine. I'd just make a point to notice where's it's off so the next season you can fix it.
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