The Latest Information on Above Ground Pool Liners   

by Pool Builders on 12-14-2007 in Articles

There are a number of people in the world who have an above ground pool. They are a wonderful alternative to the high priced in ground pool. So for those people who have an above ground pool, thee comes a time when you have to get a new above ground pool liner. The liner is what holds the body of water for those people who maybe curious. There are numerous different types of liners to choose from if you are one of those lucky individuals who has an above ground pool.

A fun trivia fact you may not know about above ground pool liners is that the water is what actually keeps the walls up in this kind of a pool. So if your above ground water pool liner is empty it will just fall over like a deck of cards. The concept is that all the water pressure pushes out onto the walls of a liner, so it is ideal to get an above ground pool liner that is thick and durable. Almost all above ground pool liners are made from a vinyl like material which is very reliable, but depending on thickness, some last longer than others. There are a two different kinds of liners you can choose from when considering an above ground pool liner.

The first liner is the overlap style pool liner. This kind of liner is folded over the walls of the swimming pool and placed inside the metal walls of the actual pool itself. The other type of above ground pool liner is the beaded above ground pool liner. It is basically the same thing as the other pool liner, but the only other difference is in the way that they are held in place. A beaded liner is snapped in on the top part of the pool along a track as where a overlapping pool liner is draped over the top part of the pool and clipped and then reinforced with another layer of metal on top. There are a few differences so if you are in the market for a new above ground pool liner do some research and choose the right one for you.

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