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    Leveling of grround via plywood

    I am trying to improve the leving of my ground. Someone one suggested to put the pool on plywood/deck
    and that would make it level.

    So would that work ?

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    Re: Leveling of grround via plywood

    It depends on the size of your pool. Is it a permanent pool, or a small seasonal one? If moisture gets underneath the pool and keeps the wood wet it's going to start decaying. I would recommend putting it on solid ground.
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    Re: Leveling of grround via plywood

    You're talking a whole lot of weight. The plywood would have to be supported by some pretty substantial framing.

    Even the smallest intex easy set holds 3,854 L. Add a few people and the pump and you're over 4000 kilos. Would you park a full-sized Ford Transit van on what you're considering?
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    Re: Leveling of grround via plywood

    Thank you for the Advice. When I level the ground the first time. I thought it was a little bit off,
    but it appears im further off then i thought. I think the plan would be too add more dirt to the low level. The Dirt is covered by a black tarp, which is covered by artifical grass which is covered by pool liner/foam and the pool sits on that.

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    Re: Leveling of grround via plywood

    If you add dirt to the low side you have to compact it very well or it will settle. And it will probably settle anyway. It is better to dig down the high side to bring it level with the low side.
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    Re: Leveling of grround via plywood

    Thank you. I was going to as that exact question. So thank you for reading my mind

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    Re: Leveling of grround via plywood

    Quote Originally Posted by chanansiegel View Post
    Thank you. I was going to as that exact question. So thank you for reading my mind
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