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Thread: lining ripped :(

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    Jun 2014
    Danvers, MA

    lining ripped :(

    This winter the weight of the snow caused my pool cover to fall inside the pool. Then all the water evaporated I guess. I went out yesterday to add water to the pool and noticed two 6 inch long slits in the lining near the bottom. So now I have an empty pool with a ripped lining. Any advice? Can this be patched? Is being empty damaging the pool?
    Kris Ann, Massachusetts

    30' x 15'; AG; Cartridge; HP 2.0; Installed 2012

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    Jun 2012
    western NY

    Re: lining ripped :(

    Probably time for a new liner. Hard to say without being there to see it. Depends on how brittle the liner is if you could attempt a repair.
    Unknown make 18' above ground (bought used in 1999) Sparco sand filter. Hayward 100,000 BTu heater. 2 speed pump

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    Apr 2007
    SW PA

    Re: lining ripped :(

    Agree with danpik. But you must get it fixed soon as above ground pools are unstable with out water.
    I'd bet you my bikini you'll never get TFP water from a pool store!

    24' Sharkline Venture De Filter

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