What should you do if the top of the sand filter and the fingers at the bottom have both been replaced but there is still sand in the pool and you have already tried backwashing?

Answer Answer Many people mistake "mustard algae" as sand in their pool. Does the sand briefly disappear when you run a pool brush over it? Mustard algae resettles quickly and looks very much like filte... Read More »

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Can you put bricks in the sand bags given to you for your wedding cake pool steps instead of sand if it is a vinyl above ground pool?

Answer if you don't mind running the risk of dropping a brick in your pool, puncturing the liner, and spending a bunch of money on repairing it because you wanted to get creative then go ahead.

How much sand do I need for my pool bottom?

If you already have a soft, level area for your above ground pool, you may not want or need to use sand; if you do use sand, use only as much as needed to level and cover the ground. A 12, 15 or 18... Read More »

What does sand in the bottom of a pool mean?

Sand in the bottom of a pool sometimes signals one of two issues: an underground pipe leak or, if the pool has a sand filter, something in the filter could be broken or cracked.References:Pool and ... Read More »

Is foam or sand better for the bottom of an above-ground pool?

Answer foam is better in the bottom of the pool than sand, sand shifts and will sometimes wash out leaving deep indentions in the pool.foam is best used 1/4" foam is best no small nolargeralso make... Read More »