Before deciding to buy, spend enough time negotiating with neighbors and acquaintances, the owners of pools. Only in practice can you understand the design features of a particular model.
Frame pools have a number of advantages over stationary pools: They are easy to place on uneven terrain; Can be installed indoors; Allows for self-assembly and disassembly as needed; They have a low weight of materials (polymers and polypropylenes, awning or canvas fabric);
and this is not the limit.
So a spacious pool "for the whole company" will be too small for an adult;
When assembled, the pool of certain models costs several years and tolerates temperature changes. In winter it can act as a skating rink. The covering cover is made independently from PVC materials or ordinary thick film.
Models of frame pools:
More budgetary and practical enough. The frame consists of steel hollow tubes held together. Tank - PVC or tarpaulin bag 0.7 mm in three layers, possibly with Kevlar or polyester pads for reinforcement (elasticity).
5 mm PVC film. The recommended pool fabric is 650 gsm. m.
ATTENTION! The pool should be equipped with a ladder for a convenient and safe descent and exit from the water, and most importantly, to avoid unnecessary uneven loading on the sides, which can lead to an accident.
Equipped with additional equipment - a skimmer - a cyclic system for sand filtration, passing water through itself and returning it to the tank. Requires a filling line and a drain to drain the water. It is worth remembering that water expands when it freezes, so it is important to drain the water according to the model's internal instructions.
Most often, filling and draining is done with slags.
REMEMBER! Water in a square pool 1 meter in length, width and depth weighs 1 ton, and in a round pool of 1 meter in depth and 1 meter in diameter - 700 kilograms /
The frame for a core pool is made of hollow steel tubes connected special parts. For the manufacture of the tank, a three-layer PVC bag with a thickness of 0.7 cm or awning fabric is used. Kevlar or polyester mesh can be used between the layers of reinforcement foil.
It is best to install the pool close to ready-made communications, drain pipes and wells, which will save time, effort and money on installation of new and eyeliner.
It is important to choose a well-lit sunny side, however, you should adhere to the rules for choosing the location of the future pool:
It is important to mark the territory and draw up a plan for supplying communications.
The marking of the territory is carried out using stakes, cords (twine) and spray paint.
For a square or rectangular pool, four pegs are driven in at the corners of the future structure between which a cord is pulled. For a round shape, a peg is hammered in the center, a cord with an aerosol at the end is tied and the perimeter is marked. For an oval (ellipsoidal) circle, a circle is drawn on one side of the rounding of the oval, then on the other, it is drawn with straight lines. For other shapes, the above markup methods are combined.
Next, before assembling and installing the frame itself, it is necessary to prepare the site.
This is an important point that should not be neglected, since a flat and horizontally adjusted surface will ensure reliable fastening of the elements to each other during assembly and an even load on the entire pool, which directly ensures the safety of filling and bathing. The site must also be thoroughly cleaned, because even a small protrusion of the root of a tree, a pebble or other debris under water pressure will damage the material and damage the pool.
The preparation area extends half a meter beyond the boundaries of the pool area. The top layer of soil is removed by 15-20 cm. To prevent the germination of grass, the soil is treated with special means.
The roots of the trees are removed, as they will damage the bottom during germination.
Frame pools are considered self-sufficient to withstand the colossal water pressure in them. However, it should be remembered that this is true when the volume of water is evenly distributed. Deviations from the horizon are allowed within 5 millimeters per meter of diameter for small models and no more than 2 millimeters as the volume increases. Therefore, the larger the pool itself, the stricter the requirements for the base.
It is most practical to choose medium sized tanks.
The base must be strong enough to support the weight of the structure with water. Therefore, work is underway to organize and tamp the gravel-sand cement lining or a concrete base is poured. For the mixture of ASG, the cement grade 300 is used in the proportion of 10 volumes of ASG per 1 volume of cement, or light friable clay in the proportion of 6 volumes of ASG per 1 volume of clay.
The 5 cm layer thickness is trampled down, rolled and leveled using a bar or lath with a level.
Next, sand (cleaned for construction) is poured in a layer of 10-15 cm and also compacted and leveled.
From above, the base can be made in the form of a boardwalk (podium), flush or lower (depending on the depth of the pool) with the height of the section with a concrete cushion under the podium. Deepening the base into the ground or creating an embankment around the perimeter will add extra strength.
For the substrate, a damper pad is laid on the base under the pool: roofing material, foam plastic, hydrotektyl and other materials that protect the bottom and retain heat, they are tightly fitted to each other and fastened together, otherwise the substrate will disperse when filling-emptying the pool and expansion-contraction of temperature. The top is covered with a film included in the pool set.
To exclude washing of the substrate and the accumulation of moisture.
After preparing the base, you can install additional stiffeners in the form of metal duralumin or plastic rods, strips, pipes around the perimeter at a distance of 40-50 cm, and for sheet metal up to 80 cm from each other.
Wooden elements should be treated with antiseptic and protective compounds.
After the installation of the container, the walls along the outer perimeter are additionally tightened with straps.
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