Q. Can I stop my above ground pool from
collapsing or at least limit the damage?
I just checked my
pool and the pillow has popped and the snow/ice build up was bringing
some of the sides in. I released the cover to help with the pressure.
The water inside is frozen. One panel wall is bent alittle and the liner
is out, another panel has released itself from the top rail, it's about
two panels down from the first one. Is there anything I can do to save
it from collapsing before I can get a pool guy out? Thanks.
A. What to do..
For future reference try something more
solid than an air pillow in extreme cold
conditions. An Inner tube or even a
solid tire. We've had customers in
Canada use a log of all things,
reporting it keeps the cover afloat and
it will more lightly compress when the
Now, for what to do, if the pool is
frozen solid, don't worry, it
won't get any worse. Disassemble the
pool piece by piece
If it is not frozen solid, wrap the pool
with rope several times to hold
everything together until your pool guy
Dig out your warranty information and
contact your dealer for help in
contacting your manufacturer for