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How do I remove ground water from entering under my pool and disturbing my liner? Also would a series of sump pumps around the pool help me? I have spent thousand trying to correct this problem need a solution. thanks

if the pool is in a low lying area then it an be very hard to correct. The easiest solution is to take and dig down around the pool,the same as you would for a foundation, then put in a layer of gravel and some drainage pipe run into a sump hole in a convenient location, that way excess water can be pumped away. This is something that a homeowner can do with minimal skill, it is even easier if it is an above ground pool, then just follow above but not as deep, just a few inches say 6 below the liner and follow with gravel and pipe  

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Albert Roy Horne


I can answer questions about concrete form work, door repairs, and most questions regarding most construction, I can also answer questions related to contractors and which ones are best suited to specific tasks, and some that are best left in the phone book, and any related to drafting and design, with very good knowledge of fire codes and building codes


I have been in the construction industry for over 20 years, with various types of construction and repairs, I was also a fire fighter/fire inspector for a small town fire dept for 3 years. I started out in the industry with architectural drafting, as an education but found i liked the building side better

A member of local 1030 united brotherhood of carpenters and joiners

I took a year of architectural drafting, then a lot of on the job training. While on the fire dept i also took a fire inspection and investigation course, But mostly the training has been on the job.

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