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Thread: Above Ground Pool w/half deck....Need Cover!

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    Above Ground Pool w/half deck....Need Cover!

    I have a 24 ft round above ground pool. We just built a deck around half the pool this summer and are now having a huge problem finding a winter cover for this. It's hard to imagine that I have the only above ground pool with half a deck....I am unable to find a cover. Anyone gone through this? Help!

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    Re: Above Ground Pool w/half deck....Need Cover!

    Welcome to TFP!

    It may depend on how you managed the point where the deck meets the pool. Some people leave a gap specifically for a cover. Can you post a picture of the area where the deck comes up to the side of the pool?
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    Re: Above Ground Pool w/half deck....Need Cover!

    I just built a deck and put my deck boards about 2-3" below the top rails. I'm getting to old to pull a cover down from under the deck.
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    Above Ground Pool w/half deck....Need Cover!

    Welcome to TFP !
    I've seen on the forum exactly what your talking about and they just attached that portion of the cover right onto the deck. I'll see if I can dig the pic up. 😎
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    Re: Above Ground Pool w/half deck....Need Cover!

    That would be awesome!! Unfortunately, there is no room between the deck & the pool for the cover to go between.....

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    Re: Above Ground Pool w/half deck....Need Cover!

    I'm having trouble uploading the pictures....there is absolutely no room between the deck and the pool....

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    Above Ground Pool w/half deck....Need Cover!

    If I had that problem I would just anchor that part of the cover to the deck, on the decking, using tarp straps so it can stretch some. Something like how an inground cover. I would use the same anchors as an inground. Their called pop up anchors.
    http://www.poolsupplies.com/product/...d-deck-anchors 😎
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    look for hurricane above ground pool cover
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    Re: Above Ground Pool w/half deck....Need Cover!

    Save the image to your computer so you can upload it with postimage.org or photobucket. I use postimgage since imageshack started charging.



    I've had decking over top rail and now under and I much prefer under top rail as it was very easy putting the cover on. Can you zip around the rails and cut some of the decking off to get the cover past the decking and under the pool?
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    Above Ground Pool w/half deck....Need Cover!

    Here's the pic I was telling you about in this thread. See post #12.
    http://www.troublefreepool.com/showthread.php?t=85095
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    Re: Above Ground Pool w/half deck....Need Cover!

    Thanks so much! I appreciate your help.

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    Thanks very much! I was thinking that was what we'd need to do. Appreciate the help.

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    Re: Above Ground Pool w/half deck....Need Cover!

    I have similar issue, except my deck is concrete. I hope I left enough room to tuck cover between concrete and pool. Its gonna be close. If not my back up plan is to buy some of those fillable tubes for inground pool covers that you fill with water and use them to weight down the cover on top of the concrete.

    My pool cover just came in at the pool dealer the other day. I havent even opened it yet to start looking at how im gonna do this
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    Re: Above Ground Pool w/half deck....Need Cover!

    You could use the pop up anchors that they use for safety covers on inground pools if you don't have room to slip the cover between the concrete and the pool. You put the anchors in the concrete and then using a trap strap to attach the cover to the anchor.
    Just a thought. 😎
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    Re: Above Ground Pool w/half deck....Need Cover!

    Quote Originally Posted by pwrstrk View Post
    You could use the pop up anchors that they use for safety covers on inground pools if you don't have room to slip the cover between the concrete and the pool. You put the anchors in the concrete and then using a trap strap to attach the cover to the anchor.
    Just a thought. 😎
    yeah, i have thought of those too. actually ive been kicking myself for not thinking about putting some tie downs in the concrete when it was curing...
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