Do you own a vinyl liner in-ground swimming pool?
What is a vinyl liner? The vinyl liner is the surface material inside of the pool that persons interact with while in the pool. This is the surface that you will lean up against, walk on and use each time you get in and out of the pool.
In order to make sure that you are getting the absolute most from your pool, you need to be sure that you do everything that you can to keep your pool operating at its best. At some point in the life of the pool the vinyl liner will need to be changed.
Why do you need a vinyl pool liner? How do you know when to change your vinyl pool liner? What are some vinyl pool liner problems? There are many reasons why you might have to change the liner inside of your in-ground pool.
- Tears. The most common reason to change the liner is because the liner tears. There are many reasons a liner could get torn. When your family is in the pool all sorts of fun and games take place. Occasionally a toy or even a pet in the pool can tear into the vinyl.
- Stains. Rust stains and other chemical stains can make for an ugly pool and can eventually cause holes in the liner.
- Chemicals. Improperly maintained chemicals can deteriorate the liner material. When you maintain your pool it’s important to keep your water healthy, which in turn will improve the longevity of your pool.
- Time. Even with proper maintenance the liner in your pool will need to be changed every 7 to 10 years.
Changing the liner in a vinyl pool is a straight forward process. Much like changing the tires on your car, once changed the car looks and performs better. Once you get a new vinyl liner replaced it will make the pool look like new and will insure that your pool is in prime working order. With this in mind, when it comes to maintaining your pool and getting the most out of your purchase there are several steps you should take to get the most out of your liner.
- Maintain a proper pH level. Proper chemical usage will help limit stains and other potential issues over time.
- Maintain all filters and pool equipment. Proper maintenance of your pools equipment will keep your overall costs down.
- Routinely clean the pool wall. Algae can build up on the vinyl liner wall and with a brush can easily be removed.
- Monitor liner discoloration. You should keep an eye on any discoloring the liner might experience. This could be an early indicator of the liner needing to be replaced.
With these steps in mind, you will need to do what you can to keep your vinyl liner pool in good working order. When you start to experience any of the above issues give our team a call. We would be more than happy to provide you with a free estimate and with our experience in the installation and replacement of vinyl liners you can be sure our team will install the new liner correctly and in as little as one day.