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Thread: Vinyl liner wrinkle repair

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    Vinyl liner wrinkle repair

    So my liner ended up coming out of the track and got a lot of water behind it. I removed all the water and had a big wrinkle on the 1st step. Since there isnt a lot of water above it it was easy to move. I ended up working the wrinkle out but now there is an excessive amount of liner above the water so it does not stay in the track.

    I then moved all the excess back down so the water kept the liner in place but of course there is a wrinkle now.

    My question is when you flatten out a wrinkle where exact do you put the liner (assuming the liner stretching because of the wrinkle)? Am i just screwed ? Roght now i have the excess at the bottom of 1st step/ top of second step where it is hardly noticeable to the eye but can easily be felt

    the water table rose so much from the rain i got another wrinkle (6 feet long) in middle of shallow end. Was going to try the plumber method but need to know where to "work" the excess liner to exactly
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    Re: Vinyl liner wrinkle repair

    Can you "fold" the extra over at the top and tuck it in the track some how?

    I would rather it be on the top instead of under the feet. I would worry someone will mess with it or just normal wear and tear of vacuuming and walking on that wrinkle will cause a problem down the road.

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