So....my intex pool died this year....it would have been our fourth summer using it. I barely leaned on the edge of the pool (from the outside) and heard and felt a snap...the leg snapped off flush with the base...after inspecting the other legs, most are rusted through. THe pool is no longer safe, I'm draining the water as I type. So....my question is...what should I do next?
In the end, this 16x48 intex pool cost me around $1500....the pool itself was only $350...but upgrading to the sand filter, SWG, adding foam board insulation, pavers, leveling ground, cover, test kits, etc.....it added up to around $1500.
Had I known then, what I know now, i might have gotten the largest Intex available...(pool can never be too big) OR just had one (AGP) proffesionally installed.
I have two options.....A. Buy a new 16x48 and slap it back up....the pavers are there, the ground is ready, i just set it up and fill with water and i'm back in business....this would cost me around $300 or so.
or... B. Get a pro to come in and give me a 'real' AGP....
What does it cost, roughly, to have a pro come in and set us up with a basic above ground pool? FWIW i'm the Raleigh, North Carolina area.