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Thread: Frisco, TX Soil Chemical Injection thoughts?

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    Frisco, TX Soil Chemical Injection thoughts?

    Hi has anyone tried chemical injection to their pool?? How is the result so far?? We are in Frisco too and this is one of the issue we have to consider. Thanks for any advice

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    Re: Frisco, TX Soil Chemical Injection thoughts?

    Are you referring to chemical injections to stabilize the ground under the pool shell? If so, I have a friend in Prosper that built a pool in 2012. The recommendation from their builder was that if they did not hit some solid rock during excavation, injections were highly recommended. They did not hit rock, and he did go with the injections. So far so good.
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    Re: Frisco, TX Soil Chemical Injection thoughts?

    Also worth considering piers if they believe the soil is that unstable. Better choice than chemical injection IMO.

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    Re: Frisco, TX Soil Chemical Injection thoughts?

    I talked to PB about piers and they can create as many problems as they can solve. The black clay soil here doesn't sink, it expands a lot when it gets wet and contracts a lot when it dries out. PB said he has seen the soil expand and rip the pool off the piers. The key to stopping or managing or minimizing movement in the soil here is to maintain consistent soil moisture levels. With soaker hoses or micro-irrigation systems on timers.
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