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    AG pool insulation

    I'm thinking of adding a heater to my 15x24 above ground pool and also replacing the liner. Would it make sense to put insulation on the floor or walls under the new liner? Has anyone had any experience with Thero-Wall pool insulation or GLI Armor Shield for the floor? Would any of these type of things help keep heat in?

    I really meant AG for above ground, not UG. What would that stand for Under Ground?
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    Re: AG pool insulation

    Well, an above ground pool is totally exposed all the way around and has more area to "contact" any cold or wind and such than an in ground pool. I'd probably spend my money on a good solar cover in conjunction with the proposed heater..
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    Re: AG pool insulation

    We built a couple of ag pools that we went to a lumber yard and got a 1/2" thick styrofoam with foil backing on both sides. That seemed to help keep the wall from radiating heat quite so bad.
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    Re: AG pool insulation

    + 1 for a solar cover. The solar cover will help with heat loss due to evaporation, especially at night. I have one and it helps a lot. 😎
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    Re: AG pool insulation

    I agree on the solar cover. In addition, I'm also curious about adding padding or insulation of some kind between the liner and the wall when I replace the liner.

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    AG pool insulation

    I don't have anything between my liner and the wall and have no regrets. I've read that people that have it if they had to do it again the would not get it. It can also increase the chance of the liner getting punctured. 😎
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