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    Will this be a problem in New England?



    They don't seem to be draining. I'm worried about cracked cement when I open. This is the first time closing the pool myself.
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    Re: Will this be a problem in New England?

    Sorry, I'm probably being dense here... but what exactly are we looking at?
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    Re: Will this be a problem in New England?

    Quote Originally Posted by singingpond View Post
    Sorry, I'm probably being dense here... but what exactly are we looking at?
    The hole the ladders mount into. There is suppose to be a drain hole but they don't seem to be doing anything. I have four holes, two for the ladder in the deep end and one for the pole by the shallow end stairs. They all hold water like this.
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    Re: Will this be a problem in New England?

    Put a hose in there and blow it out. Your drains are probably clogged up.

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    Re: Will this be a problem in New England?

    Mine don't drain either. I just blow them out and put something heavy over it to keep rain out.
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    Re: Will this be a problem in New England?

    There is usually a drain hole in the bottom. Sometimes filled with concrete during installation and often clogged with debris. Use a hose as suggested above.
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    Re: Will this be a problem in New England?

    Stuff it with a piece of pool noodle & move on



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    Re: Will this be a problem in New England?

    Quote Originally Posted by PoolguyinCT View Post
    Stuff it with a piece of pool noodle & move on


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    How does that help? I've seen that mentioned before but won't it just freeze around it and do pretty much the same?
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    Re: Will this be a problem in New England?

    Quote Originally Posted by SirSwimAlot View Post
    How does that help? I've seen that mentioned before but won't it just freeze around it and do pretty much the same?
    When the ice expands, it crushes the noodle rather than putting force on the anchor. The noodle also greatly reduces how much water is there to start with.
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    Re: Will this be a problem in New England?

    Does your cover not go over them? I think mine does, but now I'm gonna have to check.


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