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Thread: Ladder post hole

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    Jun 2016
    New England

    Ladder post hole

    I pulled my ladder out and the two holes filled up with water. Is there anything I need to do to prevent them from freezing and cracking the cement?

    21' x 43' IG 40K Gallon vinyl and concrete pool; liner: 2016; Hayward DE7220 filter; Maytronics M400; TFT-100; Speed-Stir

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    Jul 2016
    Florence, MS

    Re: Ladder post hole

    Wash them out with a nozzle on the end of a garden hose. There should be a drain/weep hole in the bottom of them but it may be clogged up. If that does not work then you can probably stuff a piece of a pool noodle in there to dislodge some water and just leave it in there over the winter to absorb any freezing pressure from water remaining.
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