Things under the bottom of the liner?


Well-known member
May 30, 2007
Hampton Roads/Virginia
Our pool is new. Was put up by the pool people on May 24 of this year. Well, hubby and I were swimming this evening and he and I both found a couple spots (about the size of a nickel/quarter) on the floor around the center-ish area of our pool that felt hard and poking a bit up in the liner. I read the other post below about this but ours are not "sharp" really AND they are on the bottom of the pool. What do I do? How would I even get to them to work on them? Or leave them for now?
Oh how I wish I had read this forum before we installed. :(


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May 7, 2007
Silver Spring, MD
There is no easy fix, you would need to drain the pool. There probably won't be any problems if you just ignore it. The liner is fairly tough and is unlikely to be affected if the bumps are not either sharp or large.


Well-known member
Apr 6, 2007
Winnipeg, Canada
Our liner is 14 years old and has lots of spots like that on the bottom and slopes. Don't worry about them. Odds are they will not poke through the liner and are probably smaller than they seem.


Active member
Apr 25, 2007
I had my liner replaced in the Fall a couple of years ago and then the next Spring I found what felt like the head of a screw under my liner in the deep end. It was poking up and I figured it would wear out the liner quicker with the cleaner running over it so I had the pool company pull the liner out and put a new one in at their cost. I would assume that you have some sort of debris under the liner from construction. If you drain the pool and clean out under the liner, you will never get a nice fit because the liner is already stretched a little from filling with water. That is the main reason I had the pool company put another liner in.