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Above ground building a deck around a pool. Decide on shape materials and size. If you want to build a deck around an above ground swimming pool use stakes and string lines to mark a square around the pool. These design requirements should also be considered for any deck adjacent swimming pools or hot tubs whether in or above ground.
Then install pre made concrete piers along that string line and put 4×4 wood posts in them to support the deck. Check out my other youtube channel. This type of wood pool deck has safety built in all year around with a self latching gate on the upper deck attached to the house.
Another advantage of an above ground pool with a surround deck is that you can use a safety pool cover during winter vacations or anytime that you want to secure the pool. Your deck should be at least 3 5 feet wide around the above ground pool ref. 1 section 2 para 1 but you may want a wider area to act as a sun deck on one side.
They want to have the look of wood running right to the water and completely hide the pool s frame. It is best to set a series of segmented beams and footings about 2 from the edge of the pool to support around the curved sides. Make sure it is big enough for the swimmers to comfortably walk around the pool.
That s a nice look but not that nice for three reasons. Probably the biggest mistake people make when building a deck for their above ground pool is they run the decking boards over the pool s top rails. An above ground swimming pool requires lower maintenance and lesser area.
We recommend building the pool deck directly under the lip of the pool edge. You will be successful and proud at the end of your deck b. The main advantage of having an above ground swimming pool with a deck is that the cost involved in it will be less compared to having a normal swimming pool or a hidden swimming pool.
Benefits of an above ground swimming pool. Place your access stairs add a railing and include a self locking gate for safety.