Vinyl liner pools need a framed structure, panels or a wall to be installed in a hole in your yard. The framing system is made of strong, durable materials including concrete, polymer, aluminum, steel or a combination of these.
After the wall structure is in place, it is covered with a liner made out of polyvinyl chloride (PVC). Pool liners are offered in a wide assortment of colorful patterns and different degrees of thickness. The liner will require changing over time as a result of fading and general wear and tear. There is also a chance that the liner can rip or stain, so precautions during installation, pool use and maintenance must be taken to ensure it is safeguarded.
Some people insist on placing a specially designed foam-like material below the liner to add extra cushion and comfort. Some owners see the thought of eventually replacing their liner as a downfall, while others see it as an easy option to aesthetically change the pool's look.
Vinyl liner pools are normally kept in place by water pressure that keeps the liner tight. As a result, liner pools can be problematic if drained or emptied. It is important to speak to a professional about all aspects of pool maintenance and care to ensure ultimate safety and to prevent liner or structural damage.