First post here. My SO and I are looking to get a pool. We have an 18x33 oval resin pool in mind, as that is what best suits our yard. Now, I've done a lot of research into this, as I like to have some knowledge on products before I buy them (it helps prevent being taken advantage of when you have some information!). Everything I have read with regards to leveling your ground states to dig down, not build up. Everything stresses the importance of not building up. Where we're looking to place our pool, the ground is relatively flat but not precision level, so I assumed little would need to be done to get it perfectly level.
The thing is... everyone I have spoken with about installing a pool has stated they bring in crushed rock to level the area. I even mentioned that everything I read said the ground should be leveled down and they gave me the excuse that the ground freezes and that can be a problem, which confused me since we're talking a few inches at best, I'm not looking to have the pool half buried.
I'm just wondering if anyone can share some knowledge or experience with me. Have any of your had your area leveled with rock, instead of leveling the ground first? Will I run into issues? Or is this a perfectly fine option. Between the pool and installation costs, it will be a decent penny, and I'd rather not go about this in an unideal manner.
Thanks in advance, guys!