Yes, we did this to our swimming pool

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Re: Yes, we did this to our swimming pool

Post by callmefence » Fri Jan 04, 2019 11:37 am

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alli21 wrote:Hello Guys,

I am planning to have a swimming pool at my home. What safety tips should I keep in mind while constructing the pool?

Thanks


Your gonna need to put a fence around it.

Electrified razor wire sound about right??


Just fine....if you can't afford a wall


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Re: Yes, we did this to our swimming pool

Post by callmefence » Fri Jan 04, 2019 11:45 am

We generally recommend privacy, chain link or pipe and no climb for pools. Hard to climb, keeps out critters and leaves.

If in a city limits or HOA area you will probably be subject to specs. Typically at Least 4 ' tall , no more than 4 " spacing on pickets, and self closing, self latching gates. Privacy fence will have to be built (pretty side out) or with the horizontal runners to the pool side.
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Re: Yes, we did this to our swimming pool

Post by jltrent » Mon Mar 04, 2019 6:54 am

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alli21 wrote:Hello Guys,

I am planning to have a swimming pool at my home. What safety tips should I keep in mind while constructing the pool?

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Cattle guard around it would be nice.
+1 on the guard/fence/wall..........also keep the critters out when complete will make is safer health wise.....

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Re: Yes, we did this to our swimming pool

Post by bbirder » Mon Mar 04, 2019 8:55 pm

Mine attracted the wife's relatives and they are still coming. You can't win that argument.
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Re: Yes, we did this to our swimming pool

Post by cowgirl8 » Thu Mar 07, 2019 10:24 am

We had a fence around ours. Everything wants to get in it and I didn’t want to walk out one morning to find a cow in it.
Also go salt water.
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Re: Yes, we did this to our swimming pool

Post by FarmerShell » Fri Jul 05, 2019 9:52 pm

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We had a above ground pool...
First year it was new still cool. Second year it got old cleaning it. 3rd year didn't having time to clean it nor enjoy it...new wore off. I tried to give it away to EVERYONE no luck. We took it down to move it by our shop.... talk about some good times. We don't have water there. Hauled, water pumped, water hauled.... turn out the POS had a small hole. Looked at every local store for a patch kit no luck... by this time I was 😑🀬 I just to the tractor and had a blast!! Best time with the pool!! πŸ˜‚πŸ€£ wish I got it on video. πŸ‘πŸΎ

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Re: Yes, we did this to our swimming pool

Post by Hippie Rancher » Fri Jul 05, 2019 10:14 pm

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We had a above ground pool...
First year it was new still cool. Second year it got old cleaning it. 3rd year didn't having time to clean it nor enjoy it...new wore off. I tried to give it away to EVERYONE no luck. We took it down to move it by our shop.... talk about some good times. We don't have water there. Hauled, water pumped, water hauled.... turn out the POS had a small hole. Looked at every local store for a patch kit no luck... by this time I was 😑🀬 I just to the tractor and had a blast!! Best time with the pool!! πŸ˜‚πŸ€£ wish I got it on video. πŸ‘πŸΎ
aww that makes me sad. any camping section or air mattress will have a patch kit in it. for a small hole duct or gorilla tape will work until you can order something on line. I love my bag of water on sticks! it will be 6 years I have had it up in the Arizona sun.

if you decide to try again, or for anybody that wants to learn the simplest, easiest way to care for a swimming pool I highly recommend https://www.troublefreepool.com/forums/

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Re: Yes, we did this to our swimming pool

Post by FarmerShell » Fri Jul 05, 2019 10:20 pm

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πŸ™ŒπŸ½ Hey but kids have the biggest sand box EVER. I'm not going to lie we used the pool definitely got our monies worth out of it. Now the kids have a BLAST in the HUGE sand box. 😎
Do what makes you happy and if they old pool was bring bad vibes filling it in it much better. πŸ‘πŸ½β€ Life is to short for anything that brings bad vibes. I always joke and say stuff that ticks me off" I'm fittin' to throw it in the creek." This ranges from my phone to cars to anything...lol haven't put anything any that creek although my husband did one time.... πŸ˜‚πŸ€£ I had a rose bush I joked about throwing it in the creek πŸ˜‚πŸ€£ so he did. πŸ˜‚πŸ€£πŸ‘πŸΎ I really was going to move it to a different location. Funny! 😁

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Re: Yes, we did this to our swimming pool

Post by FarmerShell » Fri Jul 05, 2019 10:32 pm

Hippie Rancher wrote: ↑
Fri Jul 05, 2019 10:14 pm
FarmerShell wrote: ↑
Fri Jul 05, 2019 9:52 pm
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We had a above ground pool...
First year it was new still cool. Second year it got old cleaning it. 3rd year didn't having time to clean it nor enjoy it...new wore off. I tried to give it away to EVERYONE no luck. We took it down to move it by our shop.... talk about some good times. We don't have water there. Hauled, water pumped, water hauled.... turn out the POS had a small hole. Looked at every local store for a patch kit no luck... by this time I was 😑🀬 I just to the tractor and had a blast!! Best time with the pool!! πŸ˜‚πŸ€£ wish I got it on video. πŸ‘πŸΎ
aww that makes me sad. any camping section or air mattress will have a patch kit in it. for a small hole duct or gorilla tape will work until you can order something on line. I love my bag of water on sticks! it will be 6 years I have had it up in the Arizona sun.

if you decide to try again, or for anybody that wants to learn the simplest, easiest way to care for a swimming pool I highly recommend https://www.troublefreepool.com/forums/
I'm not trying to sound like a spoiled brat or anything. I did try to give the pool away and put it on line for free. No luck. I really was going to pick up the side and drain water the little water that was left in the bottom, it didn't go as planned. <----- story of my life. We went to every store around this geography challenge place where I live they didn't have any patch kits. If they did carry them they didn't have any in stock. I could have order off line and did look wasn't worth the cost of shipping. I have 2 small children I worry about them getting in the pool and drowning. Yes I do watch them, kids are fast and sneaky. So for now we have a little kiddie duckie pool that is drained every day. Thanks for the information. β€πŸ‘πŸ½

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Re: Yes, we did this to our swimming pool

Post by Hippie Rancher » Fri Jul 05, 2019 10:40 pm

no prob, I know how aggravating they can be to keep clean. had a big Sears above ground for years, could NEVER get the green out. it got trashed in a freak flood event back in 2006. got the current pool in 2013 and learned from that website what my previous problem was. even with the too-small pump and filter that came with the Intex, I could keep it clean. if you ever do another one, go ahead and get the biggest pump and sand filter (or go nuts and order real pool equipment) and follow the TFP/BBB method from that site. it is a piece of cake to keep it sparkling clear and purty.

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