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Thread: Hole in expandable liner

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    May 2015

    Angry Hole in expandable liner

    We've had several issues installing our pool last year and we gave up. We had a brand new 30' round expandable liner already purchased. We stored it in our basement. We now have everything ready to go. We took the liner out-laid it out to get soft in the sun & BAM-the mice chewed a hole about 4-5" round in one spot. If we patch this spot-will the patch come off in filling with water-because of the expandability? What should we do?!
    30' Round Above Ground with Hayward sand filter

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    Blake1989's Avatar
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    May 2012
    Birmingham, Alabama

    Re: Hole in expandable liner

    If your liner has never been used, I would imagine the hole would increase in size upon filling your pool. I'm assuming the patch would not hold because of this. Maybe someone else will chime in.
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    Jul 2012
    Tallahassee, FL

    Re: Hole in expandable liner

    Where is the hole? Side? bottom? I say it would be worth a try. I would put the liner in and start adding water and see what happens. I might not patch until it is in and some water added to stretch it out some.

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    Casey's Avatar
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    SW PA

    Re: Hole in expandable liner

    That's a pretty big hole. If you're going to patch it, I'd go 3 patches on the inside and 3 on the outside.
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