I have a 18x48" Intex EasySet. The water to fill the pool cost $300 and the pool cost less than that so I'm planning on leaving it up thru the winter. I've read wintering in pool school and I already have a tarp and I'm planning in getting a few air pillows. I'll bring the pump and hoses inside but I was wondering what I should plug the intake and return with so they don't crack when it freezes.
My initial thought was to remove the entire plunger assembly and install a bulkhead PVC fitting with a PVC cap on the pool water side to keep all water out of the connection.
Do you guys know what the diameter of the openings might be? I have the larger size Intex hoses (when I hooked up the 2650 Intex sand filter I didn't have to use the reduction couplings).
Any other ideas to consider?
...we are enjoying our first week in the pool but wanting to be prepared for winter before it arrives.