1. J

    Intex Rectangular Pool - Fencing options?

    Hello, I recently purchased an Ultra XTR 16x32x52" rectangular intex poo. I need a 6ft fence and my backyard has no fencing. I can put something on the pool. Are there any above ground pool fence options that work work with Intex? Thank you for any and all help! john
  2. S

    Introduction of Me!

    Hi all. As a former lifeguard, I always maintained the pool on site. But maintaining your own is a whole new world. Im looking forward to having a community to help me. And I look forward to helping all of you too. Bookmarking this site! Currently I am looking to place a fence on my pool: a 15...
  3. L

    Pool fence- horizontal slats allowed if tightly spaced

    We like modern design and want a horizontal slat fence. We can space slats 1/2” apart and we are alternating 3” wide boards with 6” wide. It’s vinyl so they are centered on the posts not placed one one side. When I read the code it says when the horizontals are closer than 48” apart they must be...
  4. W

    Pool safety (fencing and pool covers)

    I'm new here and need a bit of help with securing my pool. I have a porch that leads directly to my pool (3ft clearance). What are the requirements for pool gates? It seems futile to put up a gate since someone could just jump in from the porch. Also, does anyone know the clearance required for...
  5. Shrek60

    Pool Fence and Deck Slope

    A real newbie here. Fought the wife for years concerning a pool, then along came grandchildren, and I lost the battle. Just installing a 18’ x 36’ in ground pool. The contractor said they plan to pitch the concrete deck slope at 1/4” per foot. That is great for rain runoff, but now I have...
  6. N

    Poolside plants, pool cover and fencing

    Hey all, I'm an (almost) new pool owner, as we're under contract for a property that has a pretty nice gunite pool setup, which I unfortunately know very little about (and have never owned a pool). I'll be working with the current owner to learn more, but had a few questions I wanted to bounce...