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Thread: Pros and cons of when to tamp sand

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    Pros and cons of when to tamp sand

    What are the advantages of prepping your sand bottom before or after the walls are up? I've seen it done both ways.
    27' round ~ preowned ~ beginning install ~ replacing smaller pool

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    Re: Pros and cons of when to tamp sand

    To me the advantage for waiting until the walls are up is that you can have someone inside the pool without them worrying about messing up your hard work on the floor. That is just me.

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