Concrete slab in Above ground pool

domct203

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Does it matter if you pour the concrete slab before the walls of the above ground pool are up or after the walls the walls are up?
If it’s a standard steel (or resin) walled pool, I would think the slab would be poured first so the pool can be set on top.
 

duraleigh

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An IG vinyl clad pool pool almost always uses vermiculite/cement mixture or sometimes sand.......I am sure there are some slab pools but I don't remember any as a common construction method.
 

kimkats

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Most slabs have a slight to them to help drain the water. You might not even notice it by look at it but if you put a marble or ping pong ball on it you will see it or a large level.

The other reason is the concrete could rub the bottom and wall where it meets the bottom and cause holes.

Also kind/people jumping from the ladder (we know they will :roll:) could get hurt from landing on the hard surface.

Kim:kim: