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Thread: Out of level and wonder how to move forward...

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    May 2016
    DeSoto, KS

    Out of level and wonder how to move forward...

    Soooo... I just purchased my first pool. When we selected its location, I appeared mostly level. When we measured, it was about 2 inches out of level, so a half-hearted attempt to dig and level was made. However, when the pool was setup and filled, it's 5-6" out of level... I know I need to drain it and relevel, but:

    1. I need a recommendation on finding a professional to do the ground work,


    2. I'd like to save the water.... Is there any way to do this?
    Kelly, above ground Coleman: 18' X 48"

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    Jan 2016
    Sydney, NSW, Australia

    Re: Out of level and wonder how to move forward...

    A landscaper could level the ground for you, or most any builder type. You can use the water to irrigate your yard by sinking a hose in the water, stick your thumb over the end, then drag that end out, hold it down to the ground, and let go (like a siphon). Can't think of any way to save it. Glad you're levelling the pool and welcome to TFP
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    Re: Out of level and wonder how to move forward...

    Welcome to TFP

    1. almost anyone that does yard work or landscape company, you can also rent a lawn sod cutting machine to dig down

    2. The only way I know how to save the water is to transfer it to another pool

    I hope this helps
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